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New Alva mural to go up Saturday


Next Saturday a lifetime of service to the community will be recognized in a new Alva mural. Provided the weather cooperates, the mural will go up on the stucco wall in the Holder Drug drive through alley.

The new mural will feature a young Jim and Mary Holder (and other characters) in the interior of the Monfort Drug as it looked in 1950 when Jim arrived in Alva to work there as a pharmacist. When Monfort’s burned down in 1953, Jim and Mary went on to establish Holder Southern Drug Store, which then became Holder Drug when “Doc” Southern retired.

Todd Holder, Susie Simpson and Sally...

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