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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-07-2000

85 Years Ago


June 3, 1915 to June 9, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A new boy is reported at the home of W.Y. Keisling at Nettle Carrier.

Elbert Sells was in town Friday.

George and Halon Smith and Jimmy Robbins have returned from Nashville where they had gone on a raft.

W.T. Bilbrey and A.A. Winningham were in Clay County last week buying sheep.

Hillary Reeder is visiting homefolks at McDonalds Chapel this week.

One of Loyd Stockton's mules was bitten by a snake a few days ago.

Crops in Henard are looking fine.

Miss Etchel Ledbetter is spending the week with her grandparents near Nettle Carrier.

Esq. W.A. Cook and wife were down from Allons one day last week to interview a dentist.

Mrs. Hubbart Robbins is no better.

Farmers in Reeser are behind in their work, owing to so much rain.

Among the graduates of the Cumberland University law classes last week was Henry Grady Gore.

Mayor W.D. Guthrie and Marshall Burr Smith are making life hard for bootleggers who invaded the town a few weeks ago and seemed to think they could ply their trade unmolested.

Stanley Roberts, of Hull, was in town last week.

Miss Essie Markwater, of Algood, is in town visiting her grandmother, Mrs. Vina Dillon.

Walter Mitchell visited his grandmother and brothers at Crossville over Sunday.

Mrs. Duke, of Nashville, is visiting her mother, Mrs. S.A.D. Smith.

Miss Sallie Bilbrey, one of the recent graduates in the school here, is attending the summer school at Murfreesboro. She will teach in Algood school this coming season.

Mrs. J.G. Webb and children and Mrs. Eunice Keeton and children picniced at the Garret Mill Sunday.

R.H. Hankins was in Harriman part of last week on business. His little nephew, Robert Hankins, came home with him.

W.C. Deck was at Willow Grove last week on business.

One of Mack White's fine horses died yesterday.


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