Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Barney’s Opens 1945

Submitted by on October 14, 2011 – 10:46 pm5 Comments
Ad for Barney's Opening in 1945

Ad for Barney's Opening in 1945

This ad came out in a November 1945 issue of the Dispatch.

Barney Malcolm (Keith Malcom‘s brother), came back after WWII — a survivor of Pearl Harbor — and opened the restaurant.

Barney’s was located on corner of Highway 161 and the Eatonville Cutoff Rd., and has for decades been called Barney’s Corner. The restaurant  is no longer there, but the name lives on. Sitting in it’s place is Barney’s Corner Mini Mart.

Barmey's in 2011

Barmey's in 2011

1945 a Big Year for the Malcoms
1945 was the same year that Barney’s dad, Olaf Malcom retired and sold his lockers, market and slaughter house to Roy M. Moore and Fred Martin. Olaf had run the meat market in town for 27 years.

Image courtesy of the Dispatch.

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