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Gambles Building Unlikely To Be Saved

By Gordon HopkinsAfter several months hoping otherwise, the Wymore City Council now realizes it is unlikely the old Gambles Store front can be saved.The Gambles Store is an important part of Wymore history. It was first started by Glen Irwin in November of 1939. In the spring of 1940, the store front was relocated to the location where the building still stands.At a meeting of the City Council in May 18, 2022, Councilmember Max Allen said, “I would still like to see that Gamble’s building, really rather than tore down, repaired.”Wymore Fire Chief Mark Meints, however, was blunt in his assessment, “I think the building needs to be torn down. ...

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