Local community and business leaders gathered last Wednesday to mark the opening of The Joshua Tree, a bookstore on Main Street in Taylorsville. The store is located at 88 E. Main St. and is owned by Janine Stonko, pictured at center. The store is currently open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with hopes of opening on more days through the week during the spring. For more information, call Stonko at 502-718-7643. Pictured from left are Doug Williams, Lynette Mason, Joan Smith, Stonko, Phyllis Williams, Hobert Judd, Beverly Bentley Ingram and Cara Lewis.