LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It looks like it really is the end of the line for a small family-owned West Louisville grocery.  City View Market, located in the Russell neighborhood, will close its doors for the final time on Thursday evening.

Store operators were told their current lease would not be renewed at the close of business.  Loyal customers say the closing will pose a hardship for elderly residents who live nearby and have walked to the store.

There is no other such store within walking distance.

Neighborhood advocates say efforts to get local government to help were unsuccessful.

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