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By Gwen Cornwell
Remember When 

Tork's Drug Store


How our downtown area has changed over the years. Do you remember Tork’s Drug Store?

The thing that separated “Tork’s” from some of the other businesses in town was the lunch counter located toward the back of the store. If you were not inclined to sit at a counter for lunch, you could go upstairs to find tables and chairs. The cool thing about that was the dumbwaiter that went from the kitchen to the serving room upstairs. That was pretty “uptown” for a country kid.

Thinking about that building, it was maybe a forerunner to a mall, as you had access to a barbershop, lounge an...

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