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After 81 Years Of Service, Richards Drug Closes


February 4, 2021

Above, Richards Drug stands at the corner of Main and Oklahoma streets, where it's been since 1939. The drug store closed on Dec. 31 of last year after 81 years in business.

On Dec. 31, 2020, Jamie Barrick turned the "open" light off at Richards Drug for the last time, and the reality sank in. The drug store at the corner of Main and Oklahoma streets, in Shawnee, had been in business under that name since 1939, and for half of that time, Barrick had worked there. But...

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