Mmmm, no more pertaters. 'Sling Blade' dairy bar closing | Arkansas Blog

Friday, November 14, 2014

Mmmm, no more pertaters. 'Sling Blade' dairy bar closing

Posted By on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 2:21 PM

CLOSING TODAY: Dairy Barn in Benton.
  • CLOSING TODAY: Dairy Barn in Benton. breaks the news
that Benton's Dairy Barn, at Edison and Cox Streets, is closing today. It has fans of its burgers and shakes, but it's best known as occupant of the building that was one of the filming locations for the 1996 movie "Sling Blade."

That is the movie where Billy Bob Thornton made the line about "pertaters" a big screen classic. The building's future is unclear, but the owner has made the current operators of the restaurant vacate.

click to enlarge MMMMM: Billy Bob Thornton at the Dairy Barn in Slingblade.
  • MMMMM: Billy Bob Thornton at the Dairy Barn in Slingblade.

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