Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

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News Briefs

From bent and rusted railings to chipped concrete and broken lights, two 1930s-era bridges are in need of a cosmetic overhaul in downtown Fayetteville.

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The City Council is expected to soon sign off on a design contract for renovation of two historic bridges in downtown Fayetteville.

Police seized over 10 pounds of marijuana and arrested a woman on drug charges Friday following a traffic stop in Fayetteville.

University of Arkansas graduate and former Razorback Athletics administrator, Dr. Sean Rochelle has been named executive director of the Razorback Foundation filling the role recently vacated by Chris Wyrick.

This week’s scheduled public meetings include City Council, Historic District Commission and the Telecommunications Board.

Monday Events

5:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Michael Ray Charles Lecture
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free yoga class
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jeff Gray & Friends – live jazz
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam

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Monday Meetings

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: Maliah Pinkleton, Marcus Hall, Madeline Rose, Erin Langbein, Larry Woodall, Stephen Ironside, Kyle Riley, Ronnie Wingo Jr. and Lance Daniels.

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Others: Vocalist and artist Yoko Ono is 80, actress Cybill Shepherd is 63, actor John Travolta is 59, game-show hostess Vanna White is 56, actor Matt Dillon is 49, rapper and music producer Dr. Dre is 48, actress Molly Ringwald is 45, singer-musician Regina Spektor is 33, bassist Zac Cockrell of Alabama Shakes is 25 and actress Malese Jow is 22.