Press Release

Love's Opens in Lake, Mississippi

(OKLAHOMA CITY, September 15, 2016) – Eastern Mississippi welcomes a new resident today as Love’s Travel Stops opens for business in Lake at Interstate 20, Exit 96. The new travel stop brings approximately 60 jobs to Scott County.

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“This is a great location with three food options, driver services and more,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s Travel Stops. “With our location along a major southern highway, we’re ready to serve Customers with the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for.”

The 24-hour, 10,000 square-foot travel stop features Chester’s Chicken, Subway and Godfather’s Pizza restaurants, gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift merchandise, name-brand electronics and more. Professional drivers can take advantage of seven showers, 80 truck-parking spaces and a Love’s Truck Tire Care Center.

The new store is opening during Love’s annual companywide campaign to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Lake residents can get involved by purchasing a paper balloon for $1, $5 or $20 through Sept. 30. All the money raised locally goes to Batson Children`s Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, the local CMN Hospital. Employees will also host a community yard sale from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. and cookout from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. All proceeds go to Batson Children’s. Over the past 18 years, Love’s and its Customers have raised more than $15 million to help sick and injured children.

Love’s will celebrate the opening of the new location with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29. Love’s will donate $2,000 to Lake High School Softball Booster Club as a part of the grand opening festivities.

About Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 390 locations in 40 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 15,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.