"Thanks for turning on the light for us," one of them said, "but we can't get it to turn off." Puzzled, he explained that he had not turned on the light for them – and in fact, could not turn on the light.The expression on their faces revealed that they were not kidding with him.They lead him back into the basement, only to be met by darkness. "Well, thanks Joe," called out one of the ladies, as she shivered.In 2004, marketing director Tyson Compton was giving a tour to some high school students.Billy Ray personally autographed large color posters to each of the female employees working here at the time - and one with a personal inscription to Paramount Joe, whom he now had a fondness for.
- September 2004 update /correction: It has recently been cut down and moved to the church parking lot at the top of the road. There are three evenly spaced humps righ before the bend the tree was on. It is reported that all of them had gone to lunch except one man, a guy named Joe.Recounting the story later, it was at this point they called up to him to turn on the next light for them.As it turned out, he was on the phone longer than expected and met the ladies as they were coming back up the steps.There is another story about the time two new employees wanted to investigate the basement in the Paramount and some old items that had been stored there.To reach the basement, you must go through a door that is located just inside the lounge outside the ladies restroom. At the top of those stairs is a light switch that will light the first section of the stairwell.