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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-14-2000

85 Years Ago


June 10, 1915 to June 16, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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The Reeder ball team went to Oak Grove Saturday and played the team there. Score, 10 to 7 in favor of Reeder.

Miss Belle Maddox, of R-2, returned last week from a visit to her sister, Mrs. Linnie Caruthers, at Rickman.

Felix Stover has put up a tent near W.J. Cullom's store and will make pictures there this summer.

J.C. Jones and Harrison Ledbetter visited Mrs. Will Linder at Monroe Sunday.

Cecil Deck spent last week with his grandparents at Allred.

Talbert Masters, who has been attending school at Murfreesboro, came home last week.

A fine of $2.50 will be imposed for trespassing upon the property of Livingston Academy during vacation.

Miss Cora Ledbetter, of Henard, was buried at the Ledbetter graveyard last Saturday afternoon.

Carlos Lee has returned from Kentucky.

W.H. Winningham and son, Gradis, autoed to Red Boiling Springs, leaving Saturday and returning Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Bilbrey went out to their farm near Olga yesterday to "rob" bees.

Congressman Hull was accompanied to Byrdstown by C.J. Cullom. They returned Tuesday and the Judge is mingling with friends.

If you have a "home" phone and know a bit of news call no. 101.

Center Brown has recovered from his long illness.

The latter part of May and most of June has been wet.

Mrs. A.J. Fiveash, who is here from Carthage visiting her brother, A.J. Mofield, has been quite sick for several days.

Mrs. E.O. Heath, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. W.M. Lantrip, left this morning for her home in Nashville. She was accompanied by Mrs. Lantrip.

The Livingston Marble Works sent a very fine monument to Paron this week to be erected over the grave of Mrs. C.A. Williams. It was in three pieces, the heaviest weighing 1,400 lbs.


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