Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

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Recent local news

Well-known local photographer Dale Benfield is getting into the food truck business.

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It’s time for another round of Fayetteville restaurant news. Here’s what we know about six new places in town.

Northwest Arkansas continues to see new choices when it comes to craft beer. Distribution for at least three established breweries is on the way.

This week’s public meetings list includes Planning Commission, a City Council Agenda Session and more.

The Jim Belushi & the Chicago Board of Comedy performance scheduled for April 10 has been canceled.

Many of the area’s natural health care practitioners and local businesses are planning a health expo on May 10 (ad).


The Razorback men’s basketball team beat Mississippi State 73-69 on Saturday. It was the first win for the Hogs in Starkville since 2000.

In baseball, Arkansas completed its second sweep of the season after an 8-3 win over Eastern Illinois on Sunday.


Monday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Richard Burnett
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam
8 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist: Maurizio Moretti, piano

Monday Meetings

5:30 p.m.Environmental Action Committee *City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Planning Commission * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219
6 p.m.Ward 4 Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

Monday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Kasey Loman, Kristin Loman, Donna Rackley, Angela Pantoga, Erin Kirkpatrick, Amy Sheppard, Erin Novak, Tommy Ball, Clay Bell, Geoff Oelsner and Chris Goddard.
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Others: Actor Edward James Olmos is 67, musician George Thorogood is 64, actress Helen Shaver is 63, news correspondent Paula Zahn is 58, country singer Sammy Kershaw is 56, singer Michelle Shocked is 52, actor Billy Zane is 48, R&B singer Brandon Brown of Mista is 31 and drummer Matt McGinley of Gym Class Heroes is 31.