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GRATEFUL FOR THEIR SERVICE

GRATEFUL FOR THEIR SERVICE

From the stormy beach of Normandy to the mountainous landscape of Afghanistan and many other places far and wide, America’s military men and women have played a vital role in keeping our nation strong and free. The Gatesville Messenger is looking to honor those who have served our country in a special Veterans Day section that will appear in the Nov. 10 edition of the newspaper.

These ghost hunters confirm people ‘aren’t going nuts’

HAUNTED HOTEL: When Dave LaFave and his wife, Connie, bought the Old Park Hotel in Ballinger they were told it is haunted by at least 30 spirits. ALANA EDGIN, SAN ANGELO STANDARD-TIMES

These ghost hunters confirm people ‘aren’t going nuts’

EYES ON US: WHEN Dave LaFave and his wife, Connie, first moved to Ballinger, he said, “I just felt like we were being watched that eyes were on us.” The’ve since turned their hotel into a paranormal destination. ALANA EDGIN, SAN ANGELO STANDARD-TIMES

These ghost hunters confirm people ‘aren’t going nuts’

Dan LaFave teaches computer technology at Grape Creek High School near San Angelo, where he lives.

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BELOVED FIGURINE: The animatronic butler named Lurch had moved to Waco with its owner, Harold Alexander, months ago to the chagrin of Gatesville locals. It is now back inside a window at the Coryell Museum. DAVID SCOTT | THE GATESVILLE MESSENGER

PRODIGAL ‘LURCH’ RETURNS

Five years ago, Harold Alexander paid $18.99 for an animatronic butler at the Goodwill store in Waco.

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