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Restaurant owner dispels death rumor
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Mark Twain is credited with the famous quote, “Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”J’s Restaurant owner Jean-Claude Petit can sympathize with that statement after a rumor of his death began circulating around the community Friday afternoon. The rumor was so widespread, even Sheriff Jackie Matheny checked to see if it was true.“I have no idea how this started,” Petit said yesterday. “I do have cancer but I’m not near the point of death.