Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

McDonald’s Leaving Wal-Mart

 

walmartmcdonaldsHOPKINS COUNTY, KY (12/23/11)—For the last several years, consumers shopping in Hopkins County and the western Kentucky region were able to grab both a new item and a fast meal from Madisonville, KY’s Wal-Mart Supercenter location, yet official sources now indicate that this won’t be the case in upcoming weeks.

Though several rumors are floating around local Hopkins County and western Kentucky internet forums/social networking sites regarding the closure of the McDonald’s within the Wal-Mart location, several reliable parties employed by the corporation confirmed that the hearsay was, in fact, completely true.

One high-ranking McDonald’s employee, who wished to remain anonymous, explained that, “Our contract with Wal-Mart will be up at the end of the year and we’re not going to be renewing it. We will be completely removed from this location on January 31st, 2012.”

When asked about the reason for the decision, several employees of Madisonville’s Wal-Mart and the McDonald’s within the location, including the source mentioned above, explained that all the McDonald’s restaurants across the country will be leaving the department store in search of other opportunities.

However, a national shift in the two corporations’ relationship has yet to be publicly confirmed by either of the parties’ headquarters and/or media relations department.

While it’s a sure thing that the McDonald’s site within our local Wal-Mart Supercenter will be “no more” by January next year, inside sources stated that the location’s current employees will be offered positions with Madisonville’s North Main Street restaurant.

As more details related to this story are released, look to SurfKY News for the latest updates.

Luke Short
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

In Other News...

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for Saving Life of Pennyrile Motorist

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/18/14) ― Five Madisonville firefighters were recognized for their quick action in assisting a… Read More

ACT Scores Show Improvement

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/18/14) — Juniors in Hopkins County Schools improved their ACT scores over the previous year and… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 15, 2014 4452

Muhlenberg Man Arrested for Hopkins Auto…

in Top Stories by Det. Otis Chamberlain
August 15, 2014 3047

Sixth Annual Lake Malone Car, Truck and…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 17, 2014 2963

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 2951

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 15, 2014 2945

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Special…

in News by Beth Cecil

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 18, 2014 2316

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 15, 2014 2278

Sheriff's Office, PNTF Make Drug Arrest…

in Top Stories by Det. Shawn Bean
August 15, 2014 1419

Madisonville Introduces New Spray Park

in Top Stories by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
August 16, 2014 1373

Non-Partisan Offices Deadline Passes -…

in Top Stories by Keenan Ratliff
August 16, 2014 1182

Madisonville Police Conducting Sobriety…

in Top Stories by Lt. Charles Young II

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 15, 2014 2945

Owensboro Board of Commissioners Special…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2200

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2093

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 2043

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 1278

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 15, 2014 3047

Sixth Annual Lake Malone Car, Truck and…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 17, 2014 2963

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 2951

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 15, 2014 2802

Green River Firefighters' to Honor All…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2513

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03