Prentiss landmark gone
The building that was once Smith’s Market, affectionately known as Emmett’s, was torn down Monday.
According to Diane Smith Daughdrill, the building was originally Bush’s Restaurant, later becoming City Cafe.
City Cafe was owned at the time by the Reese Polk.
Emmett Smith bought the cafe in 1963 and turned it into a meat market.
Emmett’s officially closed its doors July 3, 2008.