August 26, 1915 to September 1, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
For more information on 80 years ago contact Bob at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank and Alex Smith have taken a third interest in the hardware
business of the Bilbrey and Lansden Hardware Company.
Luther Ledbetter has moved to B.L. Speck's farm north of town.
Carrie Myers returned to Robbins Saturday to resume her work as
a music teacher after her vacation with homefolks.
John Estes is repairing and adding to his barn.
Terry Little, of Pickett County, was in Livingston last week visiting
his son, R.L. Little and family.
Before you purchase a flashlight see Ray Burks.
W.T. Spurrier has sold his property, known as the old parsonage
property, in Hankins addition to L.P. Jernigan, who will move to
it in a few days.
J.M. Copeland returned last week from a visit with his brothers
in Texas just in time to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs.
Joe Little recently grew an Irish potato which weighed two pounds
and ten ounces. It is of peculiar shape, being several tubers stuck
onto a larger one.
The Cookeville fair opens tomorrow, and will probably attract several
people from this section.
Eugene Marcom and wife were up from Willow Grove last week visiting
friends and relatives.
A.B. Van Trease returned yesterday from a few weeks visit to homefolks
J.H. Loftis was up from Netherland Monday and announced he had
sold his stock of goods at that place to D. Gunnels, of Allons,
who will take charge in a few days.
O.C. Conatser, Huntsville; B.G. Adcock, S.M. Morgan, M.K. Adcock,
and Worth Bryant, Cookeville, and J.T. Wheeler, Jamestown, are here
Terry Gillentine of Moodyville has bought several acres of land
on the mountain south of town, which he will improve.
Railroad Time Tables
T.K. & N.R.R.
Lv. Livingston 9:45 a.m.
Ar. Algood 11:45 a.m.
Lv. Algood 3:15 p.m.
Ar. Livingston 5:20 p.m.
H. ADKINS, Gen. Supt.
Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570