“Shady Smitty No More” – My August News and Views Short Story

When Curtis Cole finds himself in a part of the countryside he hasn’t visited in years, he can’t wait to revisit his old favorite bar, Shady Smitty’s!  However, upon entering the bar, he realizes things have changed more than he ever could have guessed.

You can read about Curtis Cole and his unexpected tale in “Shady Smitty No More” in both the Peoria and Bloomington editions of the free periodical, News and Views for the Young at Heart.

You can find Bloomington News & Views for the Young at Heart at virtually any Bloomington-Normal medical facility.  You can also find it at the following locations:

Suds Subaru on the corner of Fort Jesse and Towanda
Busey Bank on Fort Jesse
Kroger on the corner of Landmark and Visa
Commerce Bank on the corner of Towanda and College
Tuffy Muffler on Vernon
Kmart behind Kep’s Restaurant on IAA Drive
Eastland Mall at the main door between JC Penny and Macy’s
Kroger on Oakland Avenue
Jewel-Osco on Veterans Parkway
Borders bookstore
Kroger on Main Street
Bloomington Public Library on Olive Street
Drop Off Laundry on Main Street, across from Kroger

Or, if you live in the Peoria area, you can find that edition at:

CVS Pharmacies
Borders bookstore at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie
Save-a-Lot grocery store in Peoria Heights
Hospital lobbies
Barnato Pharmacy at Cub Foods in Peoria
KMart in Morton
Methodist Atrium Building in Peoria
Peoria Heights Library

The Peoria edition can also be found in most doctors’ offices and pharmacies in Pekin, Morton, Chillicothe, Lacon, Farmington, Canton, East Peoria, and Eureka.

If you’d like to share your thoughts on “Shady Smitty No More,” feel free to contact me at scottwilliamfoley@gmail.com.