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80 Years Ago

Archives 09-13-2000

85 Years Ago


September 16, 1915 to September 22, 1915
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Floyd McCormick is in Knoxville visiting her brother, Loyd Lacy, who is very sick.

Postmaster G.W. Carmack was up from Hilham last Friday.

Mrs. Louisa J. Sester, of Hilham, TN, daughter of Richardson and Sallie Copeland, born Oct. 14, 1855, died Aug. 27, 1915. She married M.J. Sester Feb. 17, 1876. To this union ten children were born, two preceded their mother in death, one dying in infancy, the other being Mrs. Sallie Bilyeu. She also leaves three brothers and two sisters, Benton Copeland, Arlington, Tex; Horace Copeland, Grand Prarie, Tex; Joe Copeland, Nettle Carrier, Tenn; Mrs. Sallie Sehon, and Anna Ramsey, Monterey, Tenn.

V.S. Little and wife, of Monterey, visited their son, Joe Little, here part of last week.

The enrollment at the Academy continues to grow. We now have more than 425 and fully expect to pass the 450 mark by Oct. 4th.

Mr. Huddleston, of the Academy, has been very sick for the past week and is a little better.

George Barksdale, of Celina, was here last week looking after lumber.

We pay 18 doz. for eggs. Will buy some bacon. Fleming & Myers

T.A. Smith, of Eagle Creek, was in town Monday on business.

Addison Young, of Ala., is here visiting relatives. He is a brother of the late Mrs. C.E. Myers.

Wanted - School boarders. Close to academy. - Mrs. Aubrey Dale.

Mrs. Floyd Vaughn, of Tompkinsville, Ky., is here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. Terry.

L.H. Carlock and wife and Mrs. S.A.D. Smith attended the Presbytery at Algood last week. They report an interesting session.

F.G. Bilbrey and wife left yesterday to visit his brother in Alabama.

Mrs. W.Y. Bennet and children are in Cookeville.

Miss Ova Allison, of Nettle Carrier, visited friends here this week. She was on her way back to Daytona, Florida, where she will teach again this winter.

Miss Josie Coward is visiting in Cookeville.


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