Sassparilla & Little Lace opens

Co-owners Lindsey James and Maranda Rippee cut the ribbon on the grand opening of their store, Sassparilla & Little Lace, on Feb. 1. They were joined by Port Lavaca Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, customers and family members Nathan Rippee, Rayleigh Horelica, Ryndon Horelica, Paislee Rippee, Royce Ripee, David James, Emma James, Logan James and Connor James. The store, at 602 N. Virginia St., offers women’s and children’s clothing, jewelry, accessories and home décor. (DD Turner/Wave photo)