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Norman L. Burnett

Norman Lee Burnett, 66, Cameron, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003.

Funeral services for Norman Burnett, a native of Gallatin, were held Monday at Poland-Thompson Chapel, Cameron. Burial was at Mirabile Cemetery, Mirabile.

Norman Lee Burnett, 66, Cameron, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003.

Mr. Burnett was born on Dec. 12, 1937, in Gallatin, to Clevis and Reve (Gastineau) Burnett. He was a 1955 Cameron High School graduate.

Mr. Burnett married Donna

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Illa McCrary

Illa McCrary, 72, Gilman City, died Dec. 28, 2003, at the Liberty Hospital.

Memorial services for Illa M. McCrary will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin. Inurnment will be at the Turney Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Turney Cemetery, in care of McWilliams Funeral Home.

Illa McCrary, 72, Gilman City, died Dec. 28, 2003, at the Liberty Hospital.

Mrs. McCrary

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Illa McCrary

Illa McCrary, 72, Gilman City, died Dec. 28, 2003, at the Liberty Hospital.

Memorial services for Illa M. McCrary will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at McWilliams Funeral Home, Gallatin. Inurnment will be at the Turney Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Turney Cemetery, in care of McWilliams Funeral Home.

Illa McCrary, 72, Gilman City, died Dec. 28, 2003, at the Liberty Hospital.

Mrs. McCrary

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Charlotte Thomson

Charlotte L. Thomson, 70, St. Joseph, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Thomson was born Jan. 18, 1933, in Gallatin.

Funeral services for Charlotte Thomson, a native of Gallatin, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Meierhoffer Family Funeral Service, St. Joseph, Mo. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gallatin. The family will receive friends from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Meierhoffer Family Funeral

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Wayne Virtue

Wayne Allen Virtue, Sr., of El Dorado Springs, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2003.

Graveside services for Wayne Allen Virtue will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Kingston Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton. The family suggests contributions be made to the funeral home in memory of Mr. Virtue at 201 S. Main, Carrollton, Mo. 64633.

Wayne Allen Virtue, Sr., of El Dorado

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Supermarket of veterans benefits

The Missouri Veterans Benefits Awareness Task Force (VBATF) will be sponsoring their “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits” on Jan. 24.

The Missouri Veterans Benefits Awareness Task Force (VBATF) will be sponsoring their “Supermarket of Veterans Benefits” on Jan. 24. This year’s supermarket will be held at Mayes Memorial Armory at Woodbine and Faraon Street in St. Joseph. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The sole purpose of

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Area students graduate from college, on honor lists

SWMSU; NWMSU; SMSU; MWSC; NCMC; Baker; MO Valley

Gay graduates from SWMSU, on dean’s list

Arah Gay, daughter of Dave and Pam Shelton, graduated Dec. 19, 2003, from Southwest Missouri State University with a B.S. degree in music education. There were a total of 1,200 students graduating that day. Arah also earned a spot on the Dean’s List with a perfect 4.0 average.

Named to honor rolls at NWMSU

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Gas Bootleggers

by Wilbur Bush

To understand gas bootlegging we must remember the gas was pumped into a large glasslike cylinder located above the gas pump. When the gas was pumped to it before filling the automobile’s gas tank, the customer could actually see the gas that was put in the tank.

Two methods of gas bootlegging were very popular. First, a crooked dealer would take a third grade of gasoline and

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Books placed in library

The following books were placed in the Daviess County Library during the month of December:

The following books were placed in the Daviess County Library during the month of December: In memory of Daniel Dean Wooten, Roy and Barbara Duncan placed Mary, Did You Know? by Mark Lowry.

Wildlife Atlas, written by John Farndon was placed by The Midland Empire Girl Scout Council.

Steve and Sandy Evans placed Why Christmas

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