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A Jackson Co. restaurant is closing

 A sign reads Sorry We're Closed
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A popular restaurant that opened more than a century ago in Jackson County is closing.

A social media post from the owners of Tom's Place in De Soto today (Wednesday) announced the struggles of owning a restaurant has been overwhelming in the last three years and they just don't have the energy or the health to continue.

So, Lasse and Maryjane Sorensen say they have decided to close the restaurant on July second. The last day for dining will be July 1st.

The Sorensen's say they hope the place could be an opportunity for someone else and they look forward to seeing what happens with Tom's Place in the future.

The establishment has been awarded the North American Restaurant Association five star award of excellence and the Wine Spectator award of excellence on 15 different occasions.

The Sorensen's are the eighth owners of the establishment, which opened in 1921.

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