A new liquor store, Xpress Liquor & Smokes, has opened in Washington at 201 E. Fifth St.

The location marks the eighth throughout central Missouri for owner Jay Patel.

The shop opened Wednesday, Dec. 4, and business is going well so far, Patel said.

Inside, visitors will find a selection of wine, spirits, craft and regular beer, cigars, e-cigarettes, vapor cigarettes, lottery tickets, candy, snacks and soft drinks.

Hours are Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The shop can be reached at 636-432-1866.