Billy Sims Barbecue opens in Junction City

Junction City residents get refreshments Wednesday during Billy Sims Barbecue's opening day.

Billy Sims Barbecue opened in Junction City Wednesday. The chain that has stores in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Colorado and Michigan saw an impressive turnout for their debut, with the line wrapped around the inside of the building.

Co-founder and former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL player Billy Sims will be at the new Junction City store — which is located at 316 W. Sixth St. — to meet guests and sign autographs June 29 from 4-6 p.m.

The menu includes several combo plates with meats including hot links, polish sausage, smoked chicken, smoked turkey and others.

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