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80 Years Ago

Archives 08-31-2000

85 Years Ago


August 26, 1915 to September 1, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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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. N.J. Setser.

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 at Alexandria.

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 attending court.

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.


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