Longtime grocery Family Dollar to close Mt. Vernon location

 The decades old Family Dollar store in Mt. Vernon, 214 East Mt. Vernon Boulevard, has announced its closing. Store manager Lena Lung, who has been with the company for 18 years, said the store’s five employees found out last week of the impending closure. This follows the closing of another Family Dollar store in Joplin within the last year. After going out of business in Mt. Vernon, the closest Family Dollar store will be in Springfield. The store’s last day for business is Jan. 26, 2019, however, the building itself is for rent. (Photo by Ryan Squibb)


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312 S. Hickory St.
Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


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