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80 Years Ago

Archives 08-23-2000

85 Years Ago


August 19, 1915 to August 25, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Fodder pulling time is here.

Mrs. Hallie Williamson, of Granville, is in town visiting her sister, Mrs. Mary Windle.

Linnie McCormack is in Nashville buying a stock of fall millinery.

Robt. Little had a good milk cow die Sunday night from what is supposed to have been indigestion.

Archice Upchurch, who was recently burned out, moved into the new cottage on the J.W. Henson farm.

A big boy at the home of Shelby Stuteville at Henard on the 21st.

The faculty of the Livingston Academy for the coming school year will be composed of the following: L.E. Garrett, Principal; J.G. Wilhite, High School; Bertha Hardy, High School and 10th grade; Nelle Cook, High School and 9th grade; Ina B. Palmer, 8th grade; Myrtle Azbell, 7th grade; Mary Officer, 6th grade; Isabella Williams, 5th grade; Margaret Bilbrey, 4th grade; Anna M. Hayes, 3rd grade; Dora Sutherland, 2nd grade; Henrietta E. Stoy, 1st grade; Pauline Dale, Assistant 1st grade; Beatrice Ellis, Music Department; Mrs. E.B. Cosby, Dean of Home Missions.

Atty. Gen. W.R. Officer and wife spent Sunday with relatives at Monterey.

Carson Guthrie went to Black's Ferry, Ky., Monday after his sister, Gerthie, who has been visiting her sister.

Tom Connor, of Eagle Creek, is visiting his son, J.P. Connor.

Marion Taylor, of Heard, who has been sick for several weeks is reported better.

John P. Wood died at his home near Rickman Monday night after a week's sickness. He was buried Tuesday afternoon at Okalona. Mr. Wood was something like 75 years of age and leaves a wife and several children.

Another real estate deal was closed yesterday, being the Millard Hankins property to Bob Chilton. This is one of the best residences in Livingston. Mr. Chilton will move into the property.

Porter Ledbetter is building an addition to his residence one mile south of town.

Bulah Kilpatrick, of Crossville, is the guest of Mrs. Moses Miller.

Three prisoners escaped yesterday, and are still at large.

Hoyt Stewart has been appointed revenue agent for Middle Tennessee.



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