Lubbock business to close doors after 92 years - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/28/09

Lubbock business to close doors after 92 years

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - One of Lubbock's oldest businesses will close it's doors at the end of this year.

Childress Hardware has been around since 1917, over 90 years.

Because of a desire to retire and a tough economy, the president of the small business decided it is time to close.

"It's a signal of the times. Smaller mom and pop businesses are having a hard time over the last two or three years." says Paul Rostad, President of Childress Hardware Inc.

The store's last day of business is set tentatively for December 23rd.

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