Daily Flyer: Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

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News Briefs

Wilson Park tennis courts 5 and 6 will be closed through January during a renovation project.

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A tennis court renovation project is underway at Wilson Park, and will require closure of courts 5 and 6 throughout construction.

The city of Fayetteville has earned a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction award for technology advancements, thanks to the University of Arkansas-owned Arkansas Research and Technology Park.

The final City Council meeting of the year is tomorrow and includes 12 items on the New Business agenda.

Other public meetings scheduled this week include the Town and Gown Advisory Committee, new aldermen orientation sessions, a meeting of the Fayetteville School Board and more.

Three Razorbacks scored in double-digits, including Marshawn Powell’s 18 points, to lead Arkansas to a 97-59 win over the Alcorn State Braves Saturday night at Bud Walton Arena.

Monday Events

5 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Tim Warden
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Jim Brickman: On a Winter’s Night

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Monday Meetings

3:00 p.m.Town and Gown Advisory Committee * (agenda)Genesis Technology Incubator
4:00 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesPublic Library, Henry Board Room

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Drew Wallis, Timothy Dennis, Cameron Heger, Adrienna Young, April Johnson, Kimberly Swaim, Bill Bush, Johnny Johnson, Michelle Marshall, Jim Moore and Charles Sabo.
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Others: Actor-comedian Eugene Levy is 66, bassist Mike Mills of R.E.M. is 54, actress Laurie Holden is 43, actor Sean Patrick Thomas is 42, actress Milla Jovovich is 37 and actress Emma Bell is 26.