Shortcuts: Tuesday 6/23

Shortcuts is a new experimental post here on the Flyer featuring handpicked stories from around the city, the region and even from beyond the state line. We’ll keep it brief. We know you’re busy.


Dog Park Coming Soon
We’re getting a dog park, Fayetteville. Dogs all over town rejoice!
Story at Fayetteville Flyer

New Happy Hollow Site Rezoned
The Fayetteville Planning Commission approved rezoning for a new Happy Hollow Elementary School campus as well as some commercial development land near Crossover and Huntsville roads.
Story at The Morning News

Cooking Oil Spill on I-540
Hundreds of gallons of cooking oil leaked from a truck caused traffic delays on I-540 between the MLK #65 exits. Yuck.
Story at KFSM


Wanna be on American Idol?
Wanna be on American Idol? Auditions are being held at the Victory Theater in Rogers on July 1st. The winner is guaranteed to appear before real Idol producers.
Story at The Morning News

Hogs on the Highway
An overturned tractor trailer sent over 50 hogs running loose on I-430 near Little Rock yesterday. A stretch of the highway was temporarily closed.
Story at KATV


Deadly D.C. Metro Crash
At least seven people were killed and over 75 injured when a commuter train on the D.C. Metro’s red line crashed into a stopped train during rush hour.
Story at CNN

Ed McMahon Dies at 86
Johnny Carson’s right hand man passed away late last night after suffering from health problems for the last few years.
Story at CNN

Jon & Kate Plus 8 Minus 1 Times $Millions
Ten years and eight kids later, Kids Crooked House gets the product placement of a lifetime during the divorce announcement episode.
Story at Baltimore Sun