May 20, 2022
Some days are long and for some reason I have been thinking of past businesses, their location and owners.
Let’s begin with the old post office building where I started to work on April 1, 1950 under Postmaster E.E. Sykes. The north side of the building was occupied as a Western store and operated by Albert and Roberta Phelps, later by Claire Whitney. The post office was transferred to the north side later and a grocery store owned by Clarence and Ina Crystal was located in the old post office side. Today, the senior citizen center and credit union are there.
Now across the street to the...