-by Bristol Bugle Newspaper Correspondent Jim Nickel
Jack Watson, owner of Jack’s Feed Shack (JFS), has announced that his daughter, Jessica “Jessi” Watson, is now the manager of his store, which is located at 303 S. Division Street (SR 15 South) in Bristol. Jack continues to be very involved in the business, while he pursues other interests away from the store.
Jack notes that Jessi “knows her stuff,” having grown up on a farm. She is well acquainted with the needs of animals, ranging from household pets to horses and other large animals. In addition, her retail experience qualifies her to handle the responsibilities of this new position.
Jessi will have a display of flowers ready for Mother’s Day. Hanging baskets starting at $10.99 will include petunias, ferns, geraniums, and assorted other flowers. Flats of wave petunias will also be available.
Hours at JFS are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday. The phone number is 848-0600.
Jack’s Feed Shack is an authorized dealer for Hubbard Feeds. It carries a complete line of feed for horses, cows, and other large animals, as well as that needed for chickens, goats, or other livestock. Pet owners will also find an affordable line of feed for dogs, cats, and other small animals.
JFS is the only business in Bristol which carries live bait for fishermen and a complete line of fishing tackle. The full line of live bait includes wax worms, spikes, crappie minnows, and bass minnows.
Bird watchers will be interested in knowing that JFS stocks an assortment of bird feeders, as well as suet and a variety of seeds to attract different bird species. Shelled corn is also available for those who enjoy feeding and watching deer.
Samara’s Nail Salon continues to share the facilities of Jack’s Feed Shack, offering the same convenient location for patrons.