Daily Flyer: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Local news

Mayor Lioneld Jordan, along with other city officials and staff at the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, helps breaks ground on the Van Asche Drive extension project.

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City officials last week closed on a deal to buy 328 acres of woodland tucked away on Mount Kessler.

Also last week, a celebration marked the start of a $4.6 million construction project on Van Asche Drive.

For those who missed last night’s City Council meeting, here’s a brief recap.

The lineup at the AMP this year started with a country flavor, but added an infusion of classic rock this week.

Here’s our review of The Wizard of Oz, which opened Tuesday night at the Walton Arts Center.

Sponsor news

Lambeth Lounge inside Ella’s Restaurant just debuted a new Wine Wednesday.

Get the Z Dip at Z’s Pizza, and have your tastebuds do cartwheels all over the place (it’s magical).

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The Arkansas softball team scored six runs in the first inning on its way to a 9-0 win over Missouri State on Tuesday.

The Razorback baseball team began a stretch of five games in five days with a 4-3 victory over Nebraska last night.


Wednesday Events

1:35 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Nebraska
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Wednesday night Blues Therapy Sessions
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The Wizard of Oz
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Shawn James & The Shapeshifters / Ghost Hollers

Wednesday Meetings

9 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: BalaGee Sreenivasan, Emily Ironside, Bethany Stephens, Carrie Doss, Jon Pendergrass, Christine Henderson, Elizabeth McCarter, Kristy Huddleston and Aaron Szabo.
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Others: Singer Leon Russell is 72, singer Emmylou Harris is 67, actress Pamela Reed is 65, drummer Dave Robinson of The Cars is 61, country singer Billy Dean is 52, guitarist Greg Camp of Smash Mouth is 47, guitarist Tony Fredianelli of Third Eye Blind is 45, actor Adam Rodriguez is 39, keyboardist Jesse Carmichael of Maroon 5 is 35, actress Bethany Joy Galeotti is 33 and singer Lee Dewyze is 28.