Prentiss landmark gone
Published 11:17 am Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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.
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Emmett Smith bought the cafe in 1963 and turned it into a meat market.
Emmett’s officially closed its doors July 3, 2008.