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- Willow Grove Rockets Skate Club (8/15/18)
- Central Municipal Pool built in 1979 (8/13/18)
- Hecht's Store founder returns to Main street (8/8/18)
- Land acquired to build SEMO Port (8/6/18)
- St. Vincent's Seminary ends after 136 years (8/1/18)
July 7, 1961 Southeast Missourian
Grand Opening Sale for Girardeau Store
A grand opening sale of the Thompson TV, Appliance & Furniture Co. is in progress at the new location, 605 Good Hope, and according to Clarence Thompson, owner and manager, will continue until 9 Saturday night. Thompson stated after eight years in the TV and appliance business at 505 Broadway, he remodeled and redecorated the place known for 50 years as the Ruh's Market. The Thompson family has been in the merchandising business in Cape Girardeau for 32 years.
Read about Ruh's Market in this previous blog:
The building at 605 Good Hope is seen in November, 2014.