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Couple embarks on Ellsworth bar makeover

Jessica Roberts' life has its share of déjà vu.

Fifteen years ago, Roberts met Clayton Bradley at a Menomonie dance club. Then, they went their separate ways: she working at bars here and he joining the Marines. Since Bradley returned to this area after 10 years of military service in California, she looked him up and they're now pursuing a common interest together, he said Thursday.

Four-and-a-half years ago, Roberts was employed at Furlong's Bar in Ellsworth's west business district, she said. She's spent the last three years in a job at Scottie's Bar nearby. With Bradley, she recently assumed management of Furlong's, which they've renamed Just Kas Cocktails and Cuisine.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Dec. 15.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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