Sandy Pena looks over inventory she wants to feature on her store's website.

Weslaco Western Store Creates New Opportunities 

Sandy Pena is at one of her store counters, entering inventory to soon be featured on her website. It’s early June and in downtown Weslaco the temperatures already feel like mid-August. Inside Lionel’s Western Wear & Boutique, Pena is upbeat and feeling the new possibilities in the midst of a pandemic.  “I’m not depressed or dejected at all,” Pena said. “I’m optimistic about retail. I think there’s still a place…

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