Martha Garcia/Loomis News Father Retelas conducts a Greek Orthodox blessing at the New Horseshoe Bar Grill Thursday evening. To his right are Eppie Johnson and Richard Bruce, proprietors. Eppie's son, George, is on the left.
Martha Garcia/Loomis News Twins Athena and Epaminondas George, right, watch as Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce members cut the ribbons to open the New Horseshoe Bar Grill. The 5-year-olds are the grandchildren of "Eppie" Johnson, far left, prioprietor of the restaurant. Richard Bruce, right, has opened the New Horseshoe Bar Grill with his uncle, "Eppie" Johnson.
Martha Garcia/Loomis News Loomis Town Councilmembers helped out with a lariat-cutting ceremony at the opening of the New Horseshoe Bar Grill in Looms. Pictured, from left, are Tom Millward, Walt Scherer, mayor Russ Kelley, Miguel Ucovich and Rhonda Nelthorpe-Morillas. Restaurant proprietor "Eppie" Johnson is at far right.