Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

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Local news

Banners for a restaurant called Mango’s Gourmet Taco Shop have appeared in south Fayetteville.

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Here’s what we know about a few new restaurants coming to town.

Fayetteville Public Schools superintendent Vicki Thomas has resigned.

A&P commissioners on Monday delayed a discussion about possible changes to their biannual funding process.

Some very awesome local businesses support the Flyer. Here’s what they’re all up to this week.


The Arkansas men’s basketball team defeated No. 13 Kentucky 87-85 in overtime at Bud Walton Arena last night.

Ohio State has hired Arkansas football defensive coordinator Chris Ash, according to Sports Illustrated.


Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Bones, Jugs, and Harmony

Wednesday Meetings

9 a.m. Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1 645 S. School Ave.

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Micah Laney, Angie Ellington, Jesse Dean, Greg Conley, Mark Wagstaff, Susan Bolding and Gina Poole.
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Others: Actress Margaret O’Brien is 77, actress Andrea Martin is 67, actor-director Mario Van Peebles is 57, actor James Nesbitt is 49, singer Lisa Lisa of Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam is 47, actor Chad Lowe is 46, actress Regina King is 43, actor Eddie Cahill is 36, rapper Pitbull is 33 and electronic musician Skrillex is 26.