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80 Years Ago

Archives 08-16-2000

85 Years Ago


August 12, 1915 to August 18, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Willis McDonald has a big smile on his face on account of a big girl at his home.

Ruben Reeser left a few days ago for the west.

Lee Carmack, of Algood was in town last week.

School in Allons is progressing nicely under the management of Prof. J.A. Gunnels principal, and J.H. Cole assistant. About 75 pupils have been enrolled.

Arthur, the little son of J.T. Garrett has diphtheria, but is reported better.

R.L. Holt visited homefolks at Eagle Creek Sunday.

John Bird Winningham died August 11 and was buried at the W.O. Miller graveyard.

Bob Gilpatrick and family, of R-1, visited at W.H. Gunnels Sunday.

Geneva Bohannan went to Nashville Monday for a few days to visit with friends.

Thelma, Vada and Lula Lee Norris have returned from a week's visit to relatives at Algood.

Nannie Bowman spent Sunday with home folks at Henard.

Watches sold by B&O Drug Store.

A.M. Walker, of Byrdstown, was in Livingston Tuesday.

Mrs. Nannie Maynard and children spent last week with her daughter, Mrs. Sid Verble, at Oak Hill.

Dr. Qualls reports the birth of a boy to Lesla Carmack and wife on the 12th and a girl to Murph Bilbrey and wife on the 14th.

Fletcher White has just closed a deal with W.R. Officer for the building occupied by the W.T. Lee stock of goods.

T.B. Copeland and family are visiting relatives at Burville and Jamestown.

E.A. Qualls took his wife and children to Allred Saturday where they are visiting relatives.

John Mitchell is reported sick.

Try a bottle of genuine Coca Cola at R.S. Oakley's.

Mrs. J.G. Eastland and children returned from Dixon Monday.

Cora and Annie Terry came from Windle yesterday where they had been with their aunt, Mrs. Monroe Allen. Mrs. Allen stuck a splinter in the palm of her hand from which blood poison set up and developed to be quite serious.

Buna Maynord went to Nashville Monday.



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