17 June 2005
Got any salsa for those chips?
Nichols Dollar Saver in Marietta was the last supermarket in all of Love County, and now it's closed, apparently unable to pay the $14,000 monthly rent demanded by the building's owner in Florida, a figure that has also discouraged the Homeland grocery chain from taking over the location.
This is what I found most perturbing:
"We have a casino, but we don't have a grocery store," said Pat Eggleston, director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program for Love and Marshall counties.
Supermarkets in Ardmore, or in Gainesville, Texas, are about twenty miles away.Posted at 1:25 PM to Soonerland