Letters to vendors might not mean end for Pappy’s

Published: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 11:16 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 11:18 a.m. CDT

Letters recently sent out to vendors at Pappy’s Antique Mall said the store will be closing its doors Dec. 15, but manager Susie Jones said someone is interested in purchasing the business.

Pappy’s is a 23-year-old business that sells antiques and other merchandise from various sellers in the store. Pappy’s currently has five floors of merchandise.

Susie and her store clerk have worked there for 20 years and are planning on retiring.

“I’m going to play with my grandkids,” Jones said.

Jones couldn’t go into detail about who was interested in purchasing the business or how many vendors they currently have selling merchandise out of the store. Jones did say she’s enjoyed operating a business in Newton.

“We’ve loved it here,” Jones said, “I’m the manager, and I’m just getting too old to do all these steps all the time.”

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