Stores Slowly Reopening After Ike

Supermarkets here and in other areas hit by Hurricane Ike are gradually reopening, although many areas remain without power. H.E. Butt Grocery Co. said one of its stores, in Galveston, Texas, was flooded and has been inaccessible.

HOUSTON — Supermarkets here and in other areas hit by Hurricane Ike are gradually reopening, although many areas remain without power. H.E. Butt Grocery Co. said one of its stores, in Galveston, Texas, was flooded and has been inaccessible. It is among 12 H-E-B locations that remain closed. “We’re working feverishly to get the stores open as quickly as we can,” said Winell Herron, an H-E-B spokeswoman. Of the 56 H-E-B stores that have reopened in Houston, 22 are running on generator power, sh

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