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80 Years Ago

Archives 03-28-2001

70 Years Ago



March 28, 1931 to April 3, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 80 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@hotmail.com


The road from Carr's shack to Hardy's Chapel via Windle, was graded last week, and is now in fine condition except for the recent rain.

Roy Smith spent last week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Smith.

Pat Gypson of Crawford lost a nice saddle horse.

Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Brown will spend Easter with Mrs. Brown's brother, Elbert Looper of Cross Roads.

Mrs. Samantha Looper of Little Hurricane is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Bur Millit of Vine Ridge.

Earit Robbins visited his brother-in-law, Clabe Morgan, Sunday.

Edward Pryor was seen in west Livingston last Sunday evening.

Charles Carlock made a business trip to the Henard Section Sunday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Verble were in town Saturday.

Mrs. James W. Hall is on the sick list.

Mrs. Benton Smith visited Mrs. Rawleigh Dale Monday, March 23.

A.T. Poindexter who is affectionately known as "Uncle Arch" celebrated his 95th birthday.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watkins of Allons, a baby girl, March 28.

Miss Josie Hunter is attending school at T.P.I.

Coe Story visited Howard Gunnels Monday.

Miss Ara Mai Barlow has mumps.

Floyd Brown and son, Horace, made a flying trip to Battle Creek, accompanied by Ridley Mullins and Will McDonald. They all reported having a nice time.

Stella Austin spent last week with her mother, Mrs. Mary Neely.

Mrs. Fred Norris, who has been sick, is not any better.

Mrs. Hutson Mullins gave an old time quilting last week. Those in attendance reported having a nice time.

Misses Matty and Alma Mae Carr visited Lura Eldridge Sunday.

Arkley Christian, the only surviving ex-confederate soldier in the third district is still mentally alert, and takes as much interest is public affairs as ever.

For Sale - Violin Outfit, Stradivarius model. Practically new, fine tone. Will sell for less than half of cost price. Robert Eldridge, Livingston, Tenn.




Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History
Published January 3, 2001
Overton County History
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