Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

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Recent local news

A sign noting the future home of a regional park stands at Judge Cummings Road just off Cato Springs Road in southwest Fayetteville.

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Aldermen have agreed to a move that will preserve one of the city’s greatest hidden treasures, while nearly tripling the size of a planned public park off I-540 in southwest Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Public Schools officials released a newly revised snow day make-up schedule to allow students to complete the school year four days earlier than expected.

Springfest organizers are seeking vendors and non-profit organizations to help fill a few remaining vendor booth spaces for the 2014 event.

Memphis-based folk band Star & Micey are set to perform at George’s tonight along with Nashville husband-and-wife duo, Carolina Story.

Penguin Ed’s on Mission Boulevard is now taking orders for custom cookie cakes. That news and more in this week’s Flyer sponsor post.


Arkansas moved up one spot to No. 24 in this week’s Baseball America poll.

Razorback women’s basketball freshman Jessica Jackson scored 25 points and led a second half comeback as Arkansas upset No. 19 LSU 57-53 on Sunday in Baton Rouge.


Tuesday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7:30 p.m.  Fayetteville High School: UA Wind Symphony and Concert Band Concert
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Star & Micey / Carolina Story

Tuesday Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session **(agenda)City Hall, Room 326

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Laura Hobbs, Brock Showalter, Chris Bray, Bradley Phillips, Marion Aust, Jana Mix, Addison Pritchard and Christopher Palmer.
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Others: Country singer Ralph Stanley is 87, actress Diane Baker is 76, singer-guitarist Mike Peters of The Alarm and Big Country is 55, actress Tea Leoni is 48, comedian Carrot Top is 47, singer Justin Jeffre of 98 Degrees is 41, comedian Chelsea Handler is 39, actress Rashida Jones is 38, actor Justin Berfield is 28 and actors James and Oliver Phelps are 28.