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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-06-2001

70 Years Ago



June 6, 1931 to June 12, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Overton County Criminal Court will convene Monday morning, with 199 cases on the docket, according to Clerk Frank T. Williams. The docket includes 17 felony cases, 70 misdemeanors, and 29 bound over cases. The possible jury members is composed of Jim Means, Walter Weileman, Lonzo Bennett, Golden Lewis, Billie Moore, Joe Wright, W.A. Price, W.G. Staggs, Thomas Stout, Dalton Dillon, Burr West, Charles Dale, Madson Young, Jake Garrett, Boyd Bilbrey, Alvin Looper, Casto Key, I.F. Bowman, Irving Hill, Sewell Ledbetter, W.A. Wright, J.F. Brown, Bedford Langford, and Alvin Hicks.

Mr. and Mrs. F.M. Tayes and daughters visited Mr. and Mrs. Horace Davidson, of Spring Creek, Sunday.

Mrs. Lee Means and Mrs. Owen Matthews spent Friday with Mrs. Bennett Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Webb, of Okolona, were the guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Canada Webb, Sunday.

Roy Gragg and sisters, of Old Hickory, visited their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Cantrell of Windle, Sunday. Their cousin, Vada Cantrell, joined them.

Gladys and Bonnie Ledbetter spent Saturday night with Nona Morgan and Marie Teeples. LOST - Hound puppy, 9 months old. One glass eye. Black and white spotted. Went off about May 14th. If found, please notify Hobert Taylor, Byrdstown, and receive reward.

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Flatt visited Mr. and Mrs. Jim Young and family last week-end.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ramsey on June 6, a baby boy.

Oscar Laycock, of near Oak Hill, spent last week-end with his brother, Kelly Laycock.

Bradley Lea entered school at T.P.I. Monday.

Etheline Copeland has been visiting relatives at Alpine.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Howard, a baby boy.

Mr. and Mrs. Burr Qualls and family and several others attended the decoration at the Webb Cemetery Sunday.

Mrs. Bill Ferrell is very sick.

Joe Cox of East Tennessee visited his cousin, W.C. Ledbetter, Wednesday. It was the first time they had been together in eighteen years.



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Published January 3, 2001
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