Louisville celebrates Walmart milestone

Louisville's Walmart turned 40 this week and one employee has nearly been there all the way.

Posted: Oct. 12, 2017 6:18 AM

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Louisville's Walmart turned 40 this week and one employee has nearly been there all the way.

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Pharmacy Tech Barbara Wood has been with the store for 38 years. She remembers the day Walmart came to Louisville.

Barbara Wood | Photo Source: Walmart

"It was a big thing. We were just a small town. Folks never thought Walmart would come here," she said.

A celebration of the store's success was held Tuesday and everyone is hoping for 40 more.

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