of Morton's Pharmacy
opened Dale's Pharmacy on the corner of Coles, Dorman, and
Shawnee in the early 1960s. The
site was previously occupied by the Cycle Inn a restaurant.
Pharmacy previously was located on the corner of 12th and
Offnere and moved to make room for a restaurant. Dale Cox
sold his pharmacy in the early 70s to Dale Kegley, who then
changed the name to Kegley's Pharmacy. Lee and Leslie Morton
bought the store in 1986 and then changed the name to Morton's
Pharmacy. This was their second store. Lee had a store in
Sciotoville since 1983. Leslie ran the Portsmouth store and
Lee the Sciotoville until 2001 when Lee sold the Sciotoville
store. Lee and Leslie both worked in the Portsmouth store
until 2014 when they sold to Brett and Brandilyn Davis. Brett
had previously worked at the store as both a delivery boy
and later as a pharmacist.