Possum Ridge barbecue option returns for north Crestview

Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:47 AM.

None worked out.

"They were either too expensive, or city regulations said only one business could operate per parcel, or the owner said, 'No, thank you,'" Viola said.

Then an old friend came to the rescue.

"We knew Bobby Helms for a long time. He's a great man," she said. "The invitation has always been to come here. After we got the county requirements together, we moved in."

Possum Ridge is concluding its fourth week at its new location.

Viola said she and Rick enjoyed a brief vacation, "just to get away," after closing Ms. B's after Thanksgiving, but returned to fresh challenges while resuming efforts to reopen the trailer.

"We came back to 3 inches of water in the house" from a burst pipe, she said.

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