August 5, 1915 to August 11, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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If horses could talk, man's inhumanity to them would be the chief
subject of their conversation.
A well kept graveyard speaks much for a community. We furnish nice,
up-to-date tombstones. Livingston Marble Works
Divers are said to be spending several hours daily at the bottom
of the Cumberland river near the Sparkman Street bridge in Nashville,
under a pretext of hunting the missing records from City Hall. But,
it must be remembered that several thousand bottles of beer and
whiskey were recently dumped into the river at that point, and too
that liquor is getting scarce in Nashville.
Have you sown your turnip greens?
The fear of drought was completely banished by a splendid rain
Mrs. Lula S. Bradford, of Nashville, died last Friday, Mrs. Bradford
was formerly Miss Staggs, daughter of the late P.D. Staggs.
Mrs. R.T. Bilbrey, of Olga, visited here last week.
Dawson McCormick took his little boy to Nashville today for medical
Born to T.F. Stephens and wife Tuesday, a girl. Dr. Wm. Breeding
Mr. and Mrs. Benton Hopkins, of Heard, were in town Saturday buying
their household goods.
Miss Mary Step, and brother, of Moodyville, visited relatives in
Livingston last week.
Shady Garrett is all smiles because it is another boy at his place,
born August 1st.
J.G. Eastland is having a big kiln of lime burned on his farm east
of town and will use it on the land.
Henrietta Story returned from her vacation Tuesday and will get
things in readiness for the school to begin.
Ida and Leann Hill, of Gunter, visited relatives in Livingston
E.B. Gray has moved his jewlery shop into the B&O Drug Store. Arvin
Thrasher will remain in the old shop and have charge of the pressing
department in which Gray was a partner.
Anderson Masters died yesterday.
R.L. Mitchell spent Sunday with his family here.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570