Bennie’s Western Wear owner Jimmy Mason cuts a ceremonial ribbon at the shop’s new location in Carlsbad Monday, surrounded by family, friends, staff and Carlsbad business representatives. (Photo Courtesy Robert Defer)

Bennie’s celebrates opening of Carlsbad location

Seven decades after first opening its doors in downtown Artesia, Bennie’s Western Wear is celebrating the establishment of a second location in Carlsbad. The local…