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A Brief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

A son born to Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Poore, R. 1, Middletown became the first Feb. 29 baby at the Henry County Hospital. He was born at 1:47 a.m. Officially young Mr. Poore won’t see his second birthday until he is four years old in 1960. The father is the son of Mr. and Harve Poore of Pickett County.
RECENT CATCHES AT SUNSET DOCK: 3-4 lb. Walleye by Mrs. Wayne Matthew of Medaryville, Indiana; 1-2 lb. Walleye, by Harry Schultz of Sunset Dock Camp.
Delmer and Charles Crouch attended a dinner meeting at Purina feed dealers at the B&B Café in Cookeville.
Mr. and Mrs. Harve Walker of Roane County were in Byrdstown last week.
Carlos Coe and son, Tom, were in Nashville Wednesday.
Ralph Coe, Mrs. Owen Shelley and Children of Detroit, Michigan; Mrs. Bethel Crouch and children of Dayton, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Grady Holt and children of Fort Worth, Texas spent the weekend in Pickett, County with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Coe.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hill and family of Baxter visited relatives in Pickett County over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Poor and Carolyn of Muncie, Indiana spent last weekend with Mrs. Lela Story.
FOR RENT: Basement office Lovell-Smith Building. See Mayor Hodges, Livingston.
We have a limited supply of starter chicks two weeks old. See our chicks before you buy. MIDDLE TENNESSEE HATCHERY, Livingston, Tennessee.
Dewitt Swallows and Donald Ray Bilbrey are attending National Guard Camp in Ft. Stewart, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Sewell Pennington and daughter of Detroit, Michigan are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hill in Rickman.
Mr. and Mrs. Turner Arms and children of Oak Ridge visited Mr. and Mrs. Chester Davis Friday.
Cleto Hill of Detroit, Michigan is in Rickman for his summer vacation, visiting his parents and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Boots Smith of Nashville and Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Hastings and children of Sparta visited Mr. and Mrs. Truman Hastings over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. James Peterman and children of Memphis are visiting Mr. and Mrs. K.H. Peterman.
Janice Norrod of Nashville spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Norrod.
SHEAFFER’S SPECIAL SNORKEL PEN only $7.95 at E.B GRAY JR., JEWELER, Livingston, Tennessee.
Mrs. Willie Wilson is home after a visit with relatives in Anderson, Indiana.
Dr. Stanley J. Folmsbee, U-T historian, is making plans to honor John Sevier. Tennessee’s first governor and nephew of Davy Crockett. A modern-day ballad is all that is lacking to make the celebration complete.
“If a song can’t be written in 20 minutes, it ain’t worth writing.” Hank Williams.


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