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80 Years Ago

Archives 05-30-2001

70 Years Ago



May 23, 1931 to May 30, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Ruth West of Rickman visited friends in Gainesboro Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Cash Poston of Sulphur visited Mr. and Mrs. Tilden Gore last Sunday night.

Raymond McCormick of Paron visited at Alvin Bilbrey's Sunday night.

Mrs. John Clark is reported quite sick.

Mrs. Lum Fleming is still improving.

Harvie Thomas recently purchased the Ebb Ogletree farm on Livingston Route 4, about a mile east of the Flatt Creek Church.

W.B. Bledsoe, who went to Nashville some days ago and had a thumb taken out on account of a bone infection, is doing well.

Mrs. J.W. Hall of Windle is spending this week with relatives in Algood.

There will be a decoration at the Shiloh Cemetery in Windle Sunday, June 14.

Mr. and Mrs. John Smith, Mrs. Roy Smith and children, and Mrs. Owen Matthews and baby visited Mr. and Mrs. Benton Smith last Thursday.

Gladys and Maymie Talley of Sulphur were the week-end guests of Miss Vada Cantrell.

L.S. Martin of Oakley was in town last week on business.

S.A.D. Smith has returned home after several days in Nashville.

S.O. Huddleston and daughter, Delma, and Orvil Huddleston motored to Knoxville Friday, where Orvil saw a doctor.

G.I. Babb brought a wagon load of corn to town Saturday and exchanged it for merchandise.

John Martin and son of Oakley were in town Tuesday.

G.W. Smith of Taylor's Cross Roads was in town Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keisling of Hatcher's Hall were calling at Hobert Taylor's Sunday afternoon.

Mrs. Auda Poston and children are visiting her father, J.W. Brown of Algood.

John Wilson and family of Flatt Creek are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Benton Tayse, who is reported very ill in Roberson County.

Mrs. Mary Neely of Windle is visiting her daughter, Mrs. T.W. Carlock, this week. Mrs. Neely is about 90 years old.




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