Ripley Mayor Carolyn Rader has been busy lately with the grand openings of several new and one relocated business in the Ripley area. With the big city scissors in hand and Viking blue ribbons, Rader celebrated with Kristie Carr, owner of Kountry K-9 Groom & Board (right), who recently relocated her business from Fairplain to the old Fat Albert’s Pizza building located at 499 South Church Street in Ripley. Grand opening for Kountry K9 was held on Saturday, Dec. 5.
Rader also attended the grand openings of two new businesses on Dec. 5, White Opal Intimates and Angela’s Farmhouse Styles, located in the Route 62 complex next to Head to Toe Salon.
Entrepreneur Angela Hunt, of Angela’s Farmhouse Styles, offers home decor, clothing, and jewelry.
White Opal Intimates, owned by Dusti Fisher, features loungewear, sleepwear, and lingerie.
Another new business, Stephanie’s Studio, is located at 332 South Church Street, next to Tudors, and is owned by Stephanie Casto.