Daily Flyer: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Local news

A new arbor with flagstone paving was installed as part of the Mount Sequoyah Gardens improvements project.

Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Mount Sequoyah Gardens improvements project at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commissioners awarded $80,900 to help fund 15 projects during its regular spring special funding discussion Monday afternoon.

The Fayetteville Historic District Commission last week announced its 2014 Historic Preservation Awards honoring projects, organizations and individuals that displayed an outstanding commitmentto historic preservation in Fayetteville during the past year.

The city of Fayetteville’s summer adult softball league is now accepting team registrations for the 2014 season.

Sponsor news

Flyer Sponsors

Smoke & Barrel Tavern has live music this week with Aaron Sarlo & The Dangerous Idiots, Eyes of Iron, Witchsister, and more.

Mickey Finn’s Wednesday night special is a pint of High Life and a shot of Jim Beam or Forty Creek for $5.

Party with a view! Check out Rooftop Revival, featuring Purp Loder and m.bolez every Thursday at 21st Amendment.

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The Arkansas baseball team moved up four spots to No. 50 in the latest NCAA ratings performance index (RPI) after a series win against Texas A&M.

The new SEC Network, set to launch later this year, will feature four Razorback soccer matches and six Arkansas volleyball matches this season.


Wednesday Events

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.  Jose’s: Karaoke
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

Wednesday Meetings

9 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2 p.m.Deadline: RFP 14-08, Solid Waste Reduction,
Diversion, & Recycling Master Plan
City Hall, Room 306
3:30 p.m.Town and Gown Advisory Committee TourLeverett Avenue and Maple Street
4 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Fayetteville Arts Council * Cancelled (no new business)City Hall, Room 111

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Charles Edwards, Jack Stewart, Michael Ramirez, Tracee Riggs, Amanda McDaniel, Josh Bramhall, Robert Huffman and Kerry Robinson.
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Others:: Producer/director George Lucas is 70, director Robert Zemeckis is 63, musician David Byrne is 62, actress Cate Blanchett is 45, director Sofia Coppola is 43, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg is 30 and actress Miranda Cosgrove is 21.