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[18 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,331 views]
The Week in Review

A heck of a lot of things have happened throughout Arkansas this week.
We’ve covered some of those events here at First Arkansas News, but certainly not all of the events followed by Arkansans this week. In the interest of providing a quick summary of some of the stories we’ve followed this week, we’ve put together a synopsis of  some of the more intriguing stories that have come out this week. And, yes, we’ll do the same thing every weekend.
Before getting into all of that, let me make a quick plug …

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[15 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 4,467 views]
New winery brings back memories, preserves traditions

TONTITOWN-Heather Peachee has many childhood memories of squashing grapes in her family’s basement to help make the family’s homemade wine.
“It was always my father’s dream to open a winery,” she said recently. “I remember always making wine with my dad.”
A couple of months ago, Peachee and her husband, David Peachee, brought that dream to life by opening what is now Tontitown’s only winery. Tontitown Winery, located in the old Taldo House at the corner of Barrington Road and Sbanotto Avenue, features a growing number of wines that are fermented right …