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History of Warda Store Continued

  • History of Warda Store Continued
    History of Warda Store Continued
  • Left, a ribbon-cutting at the Warda Store, complete with a giant pair of scissors and, right, plenty of satisfied customers eating meals, with fully stocked grocery shelves behind them.
    Left, a ribbon-cutting at the Warda Store, complete with a giant pair of scissors and, right, plenty of satisfied customers eating meals, with fully stocked grocery shelves behind them.
  • History of Warda Store Continued
    History of Warda Store Continued
  • History of Warda Store Continued
    History of Warda Store Continued
  • History of Warda Store Continued
    History of Warda Store Continued
  • Clockwise from top, left: Domino playing at the Warda Store, an old newspaper ad showcasing some real consistency in pricing, and a copy of an old menu with the “Warda Burger” costing only $2 and the “Trucker’s Breakfast” only $3.75.
    Clockwise from top, left: Domino playing at the Warda Store, an old newspaper ad showcasing some real consistency in pricing, and a copy of an old menu with the “Warda Burger” costing only $2 and the “Trucker’s Breakfast” only $3.75.
This week we continue where we left off on the history of the old Warda Store. Disaster struck Warda when Gene Vinson suddenly passed away on Christmas Day in 1992. Sylvia Vinson was told by her doctor that she needed to sell the Warda Store; it had just become too much for her to manage on her own. Local residents feared they would lose the store and post office. A local resident said, “A town…

 

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