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Two friends!

Glenna Hollis and Kay Farmer didn’t start out as business partners, but as good friends. Country Dove Gifts and Tea Room was the vision of Glenna and she asked Kay to see the building with her. Twenty minutes after seeing the building and seeing Glenna’s vision, she and Kay were business partners. The shop opened in 1983 as a Christian bookstore and five years later the Tea Room was added. With a motto of “Peace To All Who Enter Here” Country Dove Gifts and Tea Room has visitors from around the world coming to enjoy their famous French Silk pie. You’re welcome as a visitor the first time, but you’re a special friend every time after that.

Printing is more than a business at Davis Printing Company – it’s a Family Tradition!!!

Ken Davis semi-retirement was not in the cards as the boom of the late 70s/early 80s made it quite evident that Elk City was in dire need of an additional commercial printing company to meet the demand of the growing population and economy. Ken and his son Kevin founded and opened Davis Printing Company on Nov. 10, 1980. The business grew quickly and son Karsen joined the firm in 1981. A third generation of the family, Shawn Davis, is now an active partner in the legacy that began in 1948.

The staff is extremely knowledgeable in all phases of the printing business, from idea conception to graphic design to finished products. The humble beginnings in 1980 are hardly recognizable today in the massive facility that houses new and improved equipment. Thousands of products are offered at the modern facility.

Building to last

Hutton, Inc. began business in 1978 under the name of Quad-Co, for its four pieces of equipment. Today it has over 20 employees and multiple pieces of equipment. Active in dirt work, oilfield rental and metal building construction it is still run by its two founding members, Doug and Sharon Hutton. They believe in not cutting corners but building projects to last the long term, which has made them a dependable and trustworthy company.

Doug and Sharon’s children, Wendy and Shawn, helped with the company during its beginning years. Shawn went on to start his own business, The Pickup Toy Box, which is located next door to Hutton, Inc. Today three of their six grandchildren work at Hutton, Inc. making it a multi-generation company going on 30+ years of business in Elk City and the surrounding area.

DJ’s Rental & Sales Inc.

D. J.’s Rentals & Sales began serving the Elk City, Western Oklahoma and the Eastern Panhandle of Texas in 1988. A general equipment and party rental company renting to contractors and the do-it-yourselfer.

From forklifts, earthmoving, concrete, auger, scaffolds trailer, lawn & garden, party and event rentals the large selection of items are under one roof. Renting most everything from floor sanders to concrete equipment and saws to tables and chairs to children’s inflatables. D.J.’s Rentals is constantly purchasing new equipment to serve your needs. The online inventory is available where you can see “most everything” that is rented as well as accessories such as sandpaper, nails etc. If D.J.’s Rentals does not have what your looking for, we can usually recommend a company that does.

The friendly staff will be happy to discuss your needs to make sure that you choose the right tool or rental items and to provide instructions if you are unfamiliar with the equipment.

Martin-Dugger Funeral Homes

In 1926 Walter Killough established the Killough-Hullum Funeral Home. W. Alfred Martin was employed two weeks later and became the general manager and co-owner in the 1930’s. In 1942 the funeral home was moved to the O.Y. Young home, remodeling this building the funeral home became Martin-Hullum Funeral home at this location until 1963 when the City of Elk City purchased the building and established the Old Town Museum. Alfred Martin and his son Norman constructed the Martin Funeral Home at its present location of 600 West Country Club Blvd.

In 2013 Richard and Tammy Dugger purchased the Martin Funeral Home. In honoring the Martin family for their service to the community the name was only altered to Martin-Dugger Funeral Home. Richard Dugger a native of Elk City has been involved in the funeral business for over 30 years earning his mortuary science degree at the Central State University. Tammy Dugger has a BA in Science from the University of Central Oklahoma and is pursing a degree in funeral services.

History of Paul Jones Drug

In 1901, as Elk City, OK was getting started, one of the first establishments was the Hixon Pharmacy. In 1920, Mr. H.G. Hixon sold the store to Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Gregory. The next year they relocated the store where it is located today.

Mr. and Mrs. H.M. Gregory continued operation of the store until about 1940, when they sold the store to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Seay, who operated it until a fire destroyed the store and building. Mr. Seay relinquished his lease, and Mr. and Mrs. Gregory rebuilt the store and established the Gregory Drug again. They operated the store until 1950, when they sold the store to Mr. and Mrs. Paul A. Jones. In 1958, he sold an interest to Ivan A. Noakes, another share a few years later to Bryan H. Potter, and in 1966 he sold his remaining interest to these two men who continued to operate the store under the name of Paul Jones Drug.

In 1976, Mr. Noakes sold his half to Warren Meader. Mr. Potter sold his interest to Warren and Gina Meader, both pharmacists in 1985. Warren Meador started his career at Paul Jones Drug in 1973. Warren developed a large camera department. Gina Meador began her lengthy career during pharmacy school in 1977 and continues working there today. Rodney Skinner purchased Paul Jones Drug on

June 1, 2014 to fulfill his dream of owning his own independent pharmacy.

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