November 27,1919 to December 3, 1919
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
Aunt Ruth Howard was buried at Fellowship recently, she was 98
years of age.
Elic Melton's baby is some better.
Mrs. Mollie Sells is very low with typhoid.
H.C. Coleman is to be at Independence Wednesday night to address
the Society on the subject of a money crop.
Frank Williams has sold the farm on the mountain south of town
back to Marion Hartsoe.
Mrs. Martha Pryor is on the sick list.
Fresh fish and oysters at Winningham and Windles Cafe every day
in the week.
N.S. Jackson has moved to the Shirley Speck home.
Sheriff Carr. Atty. Gore, Marion Hartsoe and C.E. Freeman are in
Carthage attending a murder trial.
Dr. and Mrs. Zachry took their little son, Bethel, to Nashville
last week and had his tonsils removed, and adnoids taken from his
Herman May resigned his position in the Burks Drug Store and left
for Knoxville Monday to accept a similar position there.
Clate Upton and wife, of Timothy, had dental work done Tuesday.
Turkeys wanted paying 30¢ per pound. Sell while market is good.
Arvin Thrasher is seldom seen on the streets as he devotes about
25 hours daily to his engineering work.
Houston Roberts and Albert Officer were seen prowling down Clinch
Street Thursday evening with long smiles on their faces.
Misses Orpha Poston and Bernice Ledbetter who have been teaching
near Monterey have returned home.
Miss Lillie Bilbrey who is teaching at Algood spent the week end
with homefolks. ¥ Leo Young of Netherland was here part of last
I.F. Dillon of Miranda was in town Monday.
Mrs. W.R. Officer spent last week in Smithville where Judge Officer
was holding court.
I have 15 nice Barred Rock cockrels for sale at $2.00. They are
a heavy laying strand, and nice large birds. First come first served.
Livingston, Tenn., Rt. 1
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570