Sheila and Greg Paul, who are moving their Ace Hardware store from the former Wichita Mall to a larger location at 1230 S. Woodlawn, are the only independent Ace owners in Wichita. However, there are a few more independent operators in surrounding areas.
Sheila and Greg Paul, who are moving their Ace Hardware store from the former Wichita Mall to a larger location at 1230 S. Woodlawn, are the only independent Ace owners in Wichita. However, there are a few more independent operators in surrounding areas. Travis Heying File photo
Sheila and Greg Paul, who are moving their Ace Hardware store from the former Wichita Mall to a larger location at 1230 S. Woodlawn, are the only independent Ace owners in Wichita. However, there are a few more independent operators in surrounding areas. Travis Heying File photo

Carrie Rengers has been a reporter for almost three decades, including 16 years at The Wichita Eagle. Her Have You Heard? column of business scoops runs five days a week in The Eagle. If you have a tip, please e-mail or tweet her or call 316-268-6340.