STURGEON — In the early hours of a recent Tuesday morning, the lighted sign at Heuer’s Country Store and Cafe is the only thing visible along this stretch of U.S. 63. Pamala Johnson arrives at the restaurant at 3:30 a.m. to turn on the lights and prepare the cafe for the day. Working with the practiced ease of long experience, she navigates the narrow kitchen, whipping pepper sausage gravy and placing trays of biscuits in the oven.
Tradition, camaraderie attract customers to northern Boone County cafe
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