Fly on the Wall 1570 


"There were two levels, two stacks right by the counter, right by the fresh fruit, right under the donuts ... I couldn't believe they had them out there in the open." — Mayor Barth Grayson of Bald Knob, Arkansas, to Little Rock TV station KARK.

Grayson was describing the precise placement of "dirty magazines" being sold at at Jiffy Jerry's Quick Mart in Bald Knob. Grayson told the clerk it was against the law to display dirty magazines in plain sight, and so near to the fresh fruit and baked goods. He asked that the magazines be moved behind the counter.

It's a Sign

Fly on the Wall would like to thank an eagle-eyed reader for spotting this delicious sign at Popeyes on Poplar Avenue. For the bargain price of $5, diners may choose to order the daily special: "BUTTREFLY SHRIMP." Doesn't that sound tasty?

click to enlarge flyby_fotw_1.jpg

Not in Memphis

Local TV stations have gotten better at identifying stories shared from other markets. But now and then, things still slip through the cracks.

Via WMC: "Man Strangles Driver Who Wouldn't Stop Singing Christmas Carols, Troopers Say."

That happened in Pennsylvania. It also sounds totally defensible.

click to enlarge flyby_fotw_2.jpg

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment



The Latest

News Blog

Mid-South Fair Announces Postponement

News Blog

235 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Thursday

Politics Beat Blog

Doubt Remains after High Court’s Ruling on Absentee Ballots

Food & Wine

My Favorite Burger …

We Recommend

Elvis Week 2020 Kicks Off August 8th

News Blog

SCHD Reports 194 New COVID-19 cases, 7 New Deaths

Beyond the Arc

Has the Bubble Popped for the Grizzlies?


More by Chris Davis

Readers also liked…

© 1996-2020

Contemporary Media
65 Union, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation