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Kimball's Unsolved Mystery

Rumors Persist, But Will We Ever Know What Happened To 'Shorty' Wilson?

First Of Two Parts

Almost 70 years ago before social media, cells phones, and cable TV, when oil was king, local children suffered from polio, and a washing machine at Montgomery Ward would cost you $159.95, Kimball's Bobby Wilson, 4 foot 6 inch in stature, disappeared from a local service station in broad daylight and was never heard from again.

No body was ever discovered that matched his size, and no crime scene was ever found. Bobby Wilson just disappeared into thin air, never heard from again.

The disappearance long plagued the family as they repeatedly established a reward fund, and the...