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More Yarnell's Ice Cream memories. Guest Jim Bohannon Searcy Arkansas Super Sleuth.
Yarnell's closing in Searcy Arkansas has made so many people go back and remember things about their lives growing up in Searcy. Several worked at Yarnell's. Here's a note I got from Jim Bohannon. He gave his permission for me to pass the memories on.
July 7, 2011
Enclosed is the 1929 city map computer CD of Searcy. I trust you'll enjoy retracing the old city streets and buildings. Sad, indeed, that Searcy lost Yarnell's. They were part of Searcy history and in the memories of all who knew them for the quality ice cream they produced.
It was in the fall of 1946, my parents and two brothers were living in Bald Knob. I recall after finishing lunch at the Bald Knob School cafeteris, we children were passing through the cafeteria door exit and were to receive a fresh cone containing Yarnell's Ice Cream on our way out to the playground.
My uncle, who was a high school senior that year, was scooping out the ice cream and all the children were receiving single dips. As it came my turn for receiving the cone of ice cream, my uncle gave me a "double dip" along with my two ... more
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