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Friday, April 25, 2014

practical jokes

Catamounts

Local columnist Jimmy Reed, a giver and getter when it comes to practical jokes, recalls one he played on his cousin involving hot peppers and wild cats. (March 25, 2014, Page 4)

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    I Won’t Paint

    Most of the time, just the thought of Mama’s willow switch was enough to keep local columnist Jimmy Reed on the straight and narrow as a youngster. There were times, though, when he needed a reminder. Reed relates an event involving paint and his brother that fit that category. (October 15, 2013, Page 4)

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      When ‘fun’ can really mean ‘trouble’

      Hot days and watching kids play around the swimming pool sparked memories of escapades with squirt guns for Editor Don Whitten. Some of his water gun fun turned out to be trouble as well as fun. (August 2, 2012, Page 4)

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        Female Crickets Catch More Fish

        There’s nothing like a good fishing story – even if it involves the bait. Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls the story of bream fishing and telling a gullible fishermen about how female crickets catch more fish. (May 3, 2011, Page 4)

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