Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Soldier Refused Service (Corbin, KY)


Times-Tribune [Corbin, KY]
26 July 2011

Rumor hurts Corbin gas station
Facebook posts suggest owners refused soldiers

CORBIN -- Michele Baker / Staff Writer

A Corbin business has suffered a downturn due to an apparently false rumor circulated on social media outlets that the owners refused to serve uniformed soldiers.

Since last weekend, the rumor has spread via Facebook and Topix posts involving Danny Patel, who owns the Sak-N-Pak station on Cumberland Falls Highway near the Root Beer Stand. [...]