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80 Years Ago


70 Years Ago


Jaunaury 31, 1931 to February 6, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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The Sophomore class at Crawford School will present the play "A Wild Flower of the Hills" on Saturday night, February 14, at the high school auditorium. Admission is 15 and 25.

Tom Hammonds is on the sick list.

Verlie Qualls was in Livingston Saturday.

Alvin Carr and sons visited Richard Duke and family Sunday.

Ray Poston is out of school with a sprained ankle.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Matthews spent last week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Bilbrey.

Mr. and Mrs. Perry Franklin visited her mother, Mrs. Polk Bilbrey, who is reported seriously ill.

Mrs. Frank Pangle spent Monday with her sister, Mrs. Tracy McCormick.

Malissie Myers is sick.

Mr. Canady Poston and family spent Sunday with his mother in Gigar Springs.

Mrs. Burr Swallows is on the sick list.

Odus Roberson visited Orbrey Wilson Sunday afternoon.

Lillie Carr visited Nora and Myma Wilson Friday night.

Mr. J.W. Bilbrey spent part of last week with his mother-in-law, Mrs. Martha Crabtree.

Mr. Haskell Phillips visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benton Phillips Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Bilbrey and her twin sons, Harless and Carless, visited her mother, Mrs. Martha Crabtree, and daughter, Martha Louu Lynn, Sunday.

Lona Ashburn is visiting her sister, Mrs. Dee Miller.

Willie Shaver visited Uncle Gilbert Melton Saturday.

Mr. Fate Wilson visited his daughter, Mrs. Andy Buckner, Sunday.

Gasoline bootlegging, to avoid taxes, is rampant. MARO KILLS RATS AND MICE Price 50 LANSDEN-MYERS DRUG COMPANY

Rastus Hammonds and family of Algood have moved to his father's in Gigar Springs.



Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History

Published January 3, 2001


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