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By LuAnn Schindler

Cheatums purchase long-time Orchard business


January 23, 2020

LuAnn Schindler

Hometown support • Orchard residents Tammy and Glen Cheatum purchased Corner Hardware, in Orchard, Jan. 11. A new name for the business is in the works.

Corner Hardware, a long-time staple among Orchard businesses, is under new ownership.

On Jan. 11, Glen and Tammy Cheatum, of Orchard, completed the purchase from Cliff and Shirley Erb, who operated the business for more than 50 years.

It was business as usual on Jan. 13, when the Cheatums opened the doors as the owners.

For now, the Cheatums plan to keep their current jobs. Tammy works as a staff developer for ESU 8; Glen farms.

That did not stop the couple from taking a leap of faith.

"I've been wanting to do this for the last four years. It excited me, thinking of different things we co...

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