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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jimmy Reed

Sunday Insobriety

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls his father’s attempt at producing his own wine and the problems it caused for young Jimmy and a friend when they drank a bit too much of the mix that tasted, to them, a lot like Barq’s Grape Soda. (April 9, 2013, Page 4)

You Might Not Get There

Local columnist Jimmy Reed reminds us of one of Yogi Berra’s sayings about getting where you’re going as he tells the story of a less-than-idea flight with a friend in his Piper Cub. (April 2, 2013, Page 4)

That Dirty 830

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story of a run-in with a John Deere tractor in telling how he learned that showing off and not paying attention to detail can cause more problems than good. (March 26, 2013, Page 4)

‘Dads

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a fishing trip with his mentor, Jaybird, and how he was introduced to the wonder of a Southern delicacy – crawdads. (March 19, 2013, Page 4)

Pearly-Eyed Wobbler

Local columnist Jimmy Reed issues a warning to Mr. and Mrs. American Consumer to check out the fine print and beware of the modifiers by recalling his experience with purchasing a super-duper, can’t-fail fishing lure as a youngster. (March 12, 2013, Page 4)

M’s Revenge

Mules, they say, will wait 10 years for the chance to kick their owner once. Tractors, local columnist Jimmy Reed writes, must have the same makeup. (March 5, 2013, Page 4)

Duck Hunt At Po’ Boy Drake

Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a humorous look at some of the trouble we get ourselves into as he recalls a duck hunting trip and a stuck Bronco. (February 26, 2013, Page 4)

Junior’s Dead!

Local columnist Jimmy Reed wonders how some of us make it to adulthood as he recalls his attempts at flying like Superman with the assistance of a bed sheet and a tall barn. (February 19, 2013, Page 4)

Valentine Story

Local columnist Jimmy Reed tells the story of Andrew and Alice – an eternal and inspirational Valentine story. (February 12, 2013, Page 4)

Neither Of Us Fished

Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates the story of a would-be crappie fishing trip that never happened. (February 5, 2013, Page 4)

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