kyroadspoppy

KENTUCKY (2/15/14) — Located on the corner of Government and Dalton Road outside Providence, Ky., lies a 90-year-old general store that is now known as Poppy & Clover.

“The name came from my grandfather, my mom’s dad, that we called Poppy,” said owner Riley Jo Dever. “We use to sit in his yard for hours and hunt for clovers, it was something we did together, and then we would store the clovers in old books. So, that’s how we got the name ‘Poppy & Clover’.”

Originally named Taylor’s General Store, was built by Homer Felker in 1923 and ran by Peral Menser for the first 19 years, but eventually closed in the 1970s.

Then on Sept. 28, the newly remodeled store doors were reopened to the public.

“We tried to keep it as original as possible,” said Dever. “The roof and windows are new, but the counters and interior walls are original.”

Gina Boyd and Riley Jo Dever are a mother and daughter team, that has perfected the art of custom handmade goods and specializes in antiques, soy candles, soaps, pillows, chapsticks, deodorant and other charming hand-crafted offerings.

“The beauty about handmade products is that nothing is ever the same,” said Dever. “People will send in requests for us to make something that looks exactly like something they saw, but we have to tell them we will get as close to it as possible.”

Both Dever and Boyd are very compassionate about supporting local crafters and small businesses that are also passionate about what they do.

“We like to keep everything as local as possible,” said Dever. “Our candy is from Mt. Sterling and the beef jerky is from Dixon.”

Dever said that they are a family oriented business and encourage people to come in and visit with them.

 “We are only open on select days,” said Dever. “It’s our hobby job, but it’s something we are very passionate about. We also encourage people to shop local when they can. You just never know what you will find.”

Poppy & Clover is located on 4075 Dalton Road.

Trouble viewing this slideshow click here.

For more information or interested in products, visit https://www.facebook.com/poppyandclover?ref=br_tf or http://www.poppyandcloverstore.com/.

If any small businesses are interested in feature story for My Kentucky Roads, contact Amber Averitt at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter
Photos by Amber Averitt

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

1 DOW 17,619.51
+23.16 (0.13%)    
2 S&P 2,063.12
+5.48 (0.27%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,986.87
+28.40 (0.57%)    

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44499

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5316

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4306

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3738

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3211

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44499

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11031

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3738

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2880

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2663

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2417

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1862

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1025

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 860

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 731

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 691

Muhlenberg Career HSD Principal Announces…

by Karen Robinson
June 29, 2015 587

It's a Different Day in America

by Glenn Mollette