Receive a Royal welcome
Local convenience store becomes 'one-stop shop
May 26, 2022
Every morning, vehicles fill the lot at Royal One Stop, where customers are greeted at the door by a group of individuals playing cards. While the town's population has dwindled over the years, Royal One Stop continues to flourish.
The "Royal Centennial" outlines the history of the business. The convenience store has not always been called Royal One Stop. The business started in the early 1920s when Hiram and Louise Beal bought land from a Mr. Allen and built a service station and home on the property. They called
it Beal Oil Company.
Beal was known for taking deliveries to farmers in t...