The Big R stores in Taylorville, Lincoln and Springfield have new owners. Regional Radio News has learned that Farm and Home Supply, based in Quincy, has purchased the 3 stores.
The Taylorville and Lincoln Big R stores closed as of Friday night, and are reopening Monday as Farm and Home Supply.
The Farm and Home Supply store on North Dirksen Parkway in Springfield will eventually move to the Big R location just down the street.
Farm and Home Supply has stores in western Illinois, Iowa, and eastern Missouri.