February 14, 1931 to February 20, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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CHILD BITTEN BY MAD DOG
Harold Koger, the small son of Ralph Koger and a grandson of Hayes
Koger of near Alpine, was attacked by a mad collie dog last Thursday
and was badly torn around the face. Sanitary officer S.B. Coward
obtained the head and sent it to the state laboratory, where positive
signs of rabies were found. Hydraphobia treatment is being administered
to the child. Estel Dulaney, who carried the child to the physician
and had some blood enter a cut on his hand, is also taking hydraphobia
John Daniels, 47, died at home on Thursday. He is survived by his
widow and four daughters and two sons. He was buried in the Fellowship
Cemetery. J.W. Blount Funeral Home was in charge of the services.
Jacob Martin, 79, died Saturday, February 14, of stomach cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nancy Young Martin and nine children,
Robert, Dewy, John, Roscoe, Miss Bethemia Martin, Mrs. James M.
Eldridge, Mrs. Sells, Mrs. Jake Garrett, and Miss Saraphine Martin.
W.R. Officer presided over Overton County Criminal Court last week,
sitting in for Judge Harry Camp. More than 115 cases were heard.
Pauline Roberts spent the week-end with Hattie Brown in Alpine.
Mrs. James Tayse Richardson, 85, died at her home in Oakley on
February 9. She was the widow of Confederate veteran James A. Richardson.
She is survived by three children, George V. Richardson, John Ridley
Richardson, and Miss Lizzie A. Richardson.
Mrs. Francis Wright, 87, widow of Ebb Wright, died at her home
near Old Union Saturday morning. Barlow Hall and sisters, Bronzie
and Louisia, were at her passing. Her body was buried in the Camp
Helen Keller celebrates her 50th birthday this month.
Detro Lollar has moved to East Main Street.
Mrs. Emmit Conaster of Wilder was in Livingston last Saturday.
J.T. Mitchell spent the week-end with family in Livingston.
E.B. Gray has moved into his new office on the north-east corner
of the square.
H.M. Mofield was in Nashville last week for medical treatment.
Mrs. W.R. Officer is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Hugh Crawford,
Excerpts of Overton County & World History
Published January 3, 2001
Overton County News
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