Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

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Recent local news

It was a packed house at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting where aldermen voted to buy land on Mount Kessler.

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Fayetteville aldermen last night voted unanimously to spend $1.5 million in reserves to purchase and preserve over 300 acres atop Mount Kessler. See full council recap.

Gift of Gab (of Blackalicious) is scheduled to play a show Saturday night at Smoke & Barrel Tavern with Little Rock rapper Epiphany.

Comedian-actor Sinbad will perform at the Walton Arts Center in April.

Please welcome our newest sponsor, Apple Blossom Brewing Company!


The Arkansas men’s basketball team plays South Carolina tonight at 8 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena. The game will be televised on Cox Sports Television, but only after the LSU baseball game. AT&T U-Verse subscribers should check their local listings for CSS. The game will be shown live in its entirety on ESPN3


Wednesday Events

5 p.m.  Bogle Park: Arkansas softball vs. Northwestern State
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields and The A Team
6 p.m.  UA – Anne Kittrell Art Gallery: Megan Chapman : The Ghosts of the Past Exposed
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Make Your Vote Count: Arkansas’s New Voter ID Law
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
7 p.m.  UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Dr. Sidney Burris’s Last Lecture
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit / Russ Hutchison
8 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas men’s basketball vs. South Carolina
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Aisle 24
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: JJ Grey and Mofro / Cody Canada

Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.Fourth Judicial Drug Task ForcePolice Department, EOC Room
2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-17, Heavy Duty 4×4 Pickup Truck Re-BidCity Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Washington County Regional Ambulance AuthorityStation 1

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Elayne James, Mary Imhoff, Ben Fox, Peyton Turner, Brian Mclaughlin, Philip Hall, Mareike Hornick, Foy Gilbreath, Camilla Williamson, Christy Davies, Eric Gifford and Alan Barnes.
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Others: Singer Smokey Robinson is 74, guitarist Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath is 66, actor Jeff Daniels is 59, singer Seal is 51, actress Justine Bateman is 48, actor Benicio Del Toro is 47, singer-actress Haylie Duff is 29 and actress Victoria Justice is 21.