Rock Wall

The Rock Wall

While we were in the Evans drive up line late last week, I asked the owner, Kevin McCullough, how Donnie Levi’s book is selling.  He said they had sold out several times and had to resupply. Kevin said, “I’ve got to read the book. I was raised on a dairy farm and milked cows until

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

I asked Kimball Monday morning what we have to talk to you about this week. She said, “Picnic comin’” I called City Hall to get the name of the carnival company.  A new voice to me, Britney, told me the company is the same one we had last year, Fun Time Shows. -Tickets for arm

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

Who would have thought that our Founding Fathers would have put tank tops in the U.S. Constitution? There it is: The right to bear arms. I followed Kimball’s note and wound up with a typo in last week’s Rock Wall. Clayton Jones said he told her that Smitty retired in 1989 or 90 not when

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

Clayton Jones called on Wednesday with more info about Smitty’s Barber Shop: Elva Kern had a beauty shop in the back of Smitty’s. There was a restaurant on the west side of the shop and El Dorado Floor Covering on the east. He said Frank and Smitty were jokers. He said they would tell someone

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

Lural Mays answered my question: To Kenny, In answer to your question in the Rock Wall , Frank Lynn was the barber with Smitty. Shorty Mann was also with them before he retired. Three barbers and a shoe shine boy, too. That was some thunderstorm that blew through Sunday night/Monday morning. I was sound asleep

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

Had a good visit with Adrian, Van and Snider.  She gave me a ride home last Monday evening. I went straight to my easy chair and to sleep. I awakened when Adrian came to see if I was alive. She couldn’t believe I could sleep through the Louisiana tornadoes she unleashed in the house. •

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

This week we lost a good friend, Rose Smith. It doesn’t seem that long since she and her husband, Charles Lee, were in the young adults Sunday School class at Concord Missionary Baptist Church with Kimball and me and several others and Jerald Jones was our teacher, Charles and Rose brought their kids, Neil, Tina

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

We’re still here and working for you. We heard that awards were given out Thursday night to Lillian Sunderwirth scholarship winners and we didn’t know about it. A lady told Kimball they didn’t think I was up to covering the event which we haven’t missed in years. Kimball covers events even when I can’t. She

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

While Kimball and I were at lunch last week, Marsha Abbot came to our table with an interesting comment and question. She said, “I really like the name your son and his wife came up with for their new baby. Is it a family name?” Davis and Erica named their new baby Nash Wilder. We

[ Read More ]

The Rock Wall

Spring fever did not kick in today for me with all of this cold, rainy weather. I didn’t even think about the fishing report until everybody had put on their winter clothes and headed home. After enjoying the excellent fish fry at Fair Haven, as soon as we got the notice of the community breakfast,

[ Read More ]