Business briefs

Friday, December 13, 2002



Grace Cafe is moving into the former Craftsman building at 835 Broadway. The owner is Grace Parry.

The law office of Kenneth McManaman has moved to the Blattner Building at 10228A N. Kingshighway.

Nick's Family Sports Pub has opened in the former Willie Jak's location at 1 N. Main. The owner is Robert LaGore.

Hey Mommy, a consignments store, has opened at 403 Broadway. The owner is Peggy Epps.

MERS/Goodwill Industries, a vocational rehabilitation service, has opened an office at 332 Silver Springs Road. The director is Phillip Wagoner.


Radio Shack has opened in the Rent One building downtown. The manager is Joey Sisson.

X-tra Savings Outlet, a food and items store, has opened along One Mile Road. The owners are Paula Pfeffer and Karen Wood.


Stepping Stones for Change, a counseling agency, has opened at 118 West Pine. The owner is Dr. Raymond Fabling.

New members of the Chamber of Commerce are Milestone Images, Scooter World, Stepping Stones for Change.


First Missouri State Bank has opened a branch at 1846 E. Jackson Blvd. The branch manager is Judy Sievers.

New members of the Chamber of Commerce are Advertising Specialty, First Missouri State Bank, Subway of Jackson.

S&S Wholesales, a used cars lot, has opened at 1015 W. Jackson Blvd. The owner is Scott Schnurbusch.


The Dollar Tree has opened in the Bootheel Shopping Center. The manager is Crystal Mansker.

El Esfuerzo, a Mexican-style restaurant, has opened at 902 Independence. The owner is Alex Esquivel.

Cotton Boll Commons, a rental community, has opened at 515 First St. The manager is Michelle Mouhalis.

Plaza Tire Service has opened at 420 Independence. The manager is Donnie Folkes.


Express Personnel Services has opened at 514 S. Main St. The owner is Karen Lance.

Wilson's Rock Bottom Discount has opened at 803 Davis Blvd. The owner is Farrell Wilson.

New members of the Chamber of Commerce are York Properties Management Services, The Treehouse, Trailer Express Manufacturer.


El Torero Family Restaurant has opened at 634 Ste. Genevieve Drive. The manager is Gregory Castorena. This is the fifth El Torero to open in the area. Others are located in Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Perryville and Farmington.



The Daniel A. Silver Law Office has moved into a building behind Bunny Bread Bakery downtown.

Reppert Publications has purchased the Antique Times, a 10,000-circulation monthly publication based in St. Louis.


Yoga 'n You has opened at 213 W. Main. The owner is Susan Fehrenbacher.

Extreme Auto Trim has opened at 2355 Sweets Drive.

The Southern Illinoisan Gymnastics Academy has opened in the old Fox Theater.

Merle Norman Cosmetics has opened at 710 E. Walnut St. in Eastgate Shopping Center. The owner is Hollie Taylor.


Cermak Mortgage Co. has opened at 1301 S. Division. The owner is Richard Murray.


World Wide Travel at Williamson County Regional Airport has been bought by Rebecca Palmer.


Paris Consignment has opened at 1101 Chesnut St. The owner is Carol Crews.


The Matsushita Universal Media Services plant has been renamed Technicolor-Universal Media Services. The optical manufacturing facility, which employs about 750 workers, is located at 5466 Illinois 154. Gary Vaughn is head of operations.

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