Fifteen months after opening for business in Smithville, Roses is closing.
Saturday, May 7th will be the last day in business according to signs posted on the front doors of the store.
The store manager also confirmed for WJLE that the store will not re-open after it closes for business Saturday night at 9:00 p.m.
In a November 2009 news release on the company website, the Henderson based Variety Stores, a subsidiary of Variety Wholesalers, Inc. a discount retailer, announced it would open a 30,000 – square-foot Roses store, a unit of the company's retail division, in Smithville at 750 South Congress Boulevard in the former location of Pamida.
The store held it's grand opening on February 25th, 2010
City and county leaders said they are saddened to learn that Roses is leaving town.