Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

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News Briefs

Photo: Walt Beazley, UA Athletics

The Arkansas men’s basketball program will be featured on the ESPN “Super Tuesday” telecast in a home game against Kentucky on Jan. 14, 2014.

City Council members last night approved the purchase of LED holiday lights to expand Lights of the Ozarks and voted to accept a new health insurance provider contract for city employees. Here’s the full recap.

Little Rock promoter John McClure announced recently that he’s planning an event called the Bacon Bowl this fall at the Northwest Arkansas Mall.

Speaking of Razorback basketball, the 2013-14 schedule is starting to come together. We now know the Southeastern Conference games, but we’re still waiting to see the full non-conference schedule.

There are Fayetteville Roots Festival performances at Greenhouse Grille, Walton Arts Center, Kingfish this week. That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Wednesday Events

4 p.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jonathon Dooly
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Dickson: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Open Mic Night
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
8 p.m.  Scarpino: The Improv Show
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Daniel Francis Doyle / Swimming

Wednesday Meetings

5 p.m.Public Library Board of TrusteesPublic Library, Henry Room
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Kristina Thomas, Chadd Wilson, Mary Scheele, Elise Dudley, J Bell Richey, John Berry, Michael Bahn, Jim Key and Scoot Walton.
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Others: Actor-filmmaker-writer Melvin Van Peebles is 81, singer Jackie DeShannon is 72, actress Kim Cattrall is 57, musician Liam Howlett of Prodigy is 42, country singer Kacey Musgraves is 25 and actress Hayden Panettiere is 24.