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Bakery taking cautions to protect customers


The Black Sheep all have a dark history. We have been 86’ed, which means we have been ostracized, rejected alienated, jailed, outcaste, written off, and/ or dismissed as failures in the past. For that we do not deny our part of the blame. That is why our number is 971-86SHEEP.

That being said, we are street smart and doing our best to work safe and smart. We are not faint of heart and the things we have faced have readied us to face this pandemic bold as lions. The Bible tells us to be wise as a serpent but harmless as a dove. Don’t hesitate to call on us if you need us. We stand ready to render aid to our neighbors.

The Easter Bunny made his rounds over the weekend in the back of a borrowed red F150. Though it was stressful trying to sell our wares and hop down the bunny trail, we pulled it off and there were many smiles and much laughter as a result. Special thanks to Chris and Stacy Wright, Brian Bowman, Bradley Johnson, Evelyn Adkins, and Ryan Cook for bringing joy to the community in the midst of the pandemic of a lifetime. Since Governor Beshear had deemed the Easter Bunny an essential employee, he thought he better hit the road and do his work. Thanks also to those who donated candy and other treats for this important project.

We are forging ahead with all our plans. We will hopefully begin a restoration and remodel of the brick oven and chimney within a week or so. We look forward firing it once it is more economic energyefficient to do so. Thanks for the hard work that went into securing the grant funds to do this project.

We want to share our appreciation to all our fellow essential workers. We have put into place every measure we can to keep our crew of Black Sheep safe and to keep our customers safe. We appreciate your help in staying home as much as possible.

We are delivering although sometimes the wait time is long. We are also delivering curbside. Folks can enter our establishment to purchase or order. After paying they will be asked to please wait in their vehicle so as not to have more than two customers inside. We are practicing physical distancing and ask that you honor that please. Please be patient with us as we take needed precautions such as sanitizing, extra hand washing, changing gloves, and delivering curbside. All these precautions are time consuming and necessary if we are to survive this current situation.

We appreciate your patronage and support as we strive to make the highest quality foods in the safest ways we can institute. We make your food from the best things we can lay our hands on. GMO-free products made with real butter, real whipping cream, fresh vegetables and fruits, all handmade from scratch. Please believe it when we say we want only the best for you. We take that literally!

As soon as restrictions are lifted Hemphill Community Center will resume regular programing.

Weekly Quote: We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stay safe and sound! We will make it through this with the help of God and our leaders. Cooperation and extreme care are what it takes. See you soon!

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Proverbs 17:21-23

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