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[31 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,760 views]
Week in review (1/23-1/30)

My, but last week was busy here at First Arkansas News.
We’ve had everything from the announcement of the formation of a new adversing group to some big news about Linux to some political wrangling. If you missed out on some of those stories, here’s your chance to play a bit of catch up so you can be on top of the stories that we’ve covered this week.
As our regular visitors probably know, we run these “week in review” posts regularly. Ah, but there’s a better way to make sure you …

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[26 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,290 views]
Rock Town and Arkansas Lightning

The scrappy crew at Little Rock’s own Rock Town Distillery has a new product — Arkansas Lightning — and you’re invited to the release party on Saturday (Jan. 29).
What is Rock Town Distillery? We posted an article about the company here at First Arkansas News back in June, but here’s a brief recap — Phil Brandon, a former Alltel executive, started the brewery last year. He said it was the first Arkansas distillery to be built since prohibition and hopes Natural State citizens embrace a local business that makes quality …