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80 Years Ago

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July 11, 1931 to July 17, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Farmers in Monroe have finished their corn crops and are sowing peas.

Coy and Willie Booher delivered a load of wheat to H.O. Story and Sons at Red Banks Monday.

Fred Tayes and Pierce Smith, of near Windle, went to Alpine Sunday to consult Dr. J.T. McDonald about Mr. Smith's lame foot.

Mrs. Joe B. Poston is reported no better.

Tobacco crops are looking fine.

Morton Livingston, of Flatt Creek, was in Livingston Saturday.

Dewel Ledbetter visited his father, Porter Ledbetter, near Booze, Sunday.

Herman Parrett, of Monroe, has been working in the hay field for the last few days.

Mrs. Will Matthews and children spent Sunday with Mrs. Conada Webb.

Mrs. Geo McCulley visited Mrs. Benton Smith and mother Sunday.

Kenneth Carmack spent Saturday night with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bowers, of Crawford's Chapel.

Mrs. Albert Eldridge visited her father, Richard Greenwood, last week.

Com England visited his daughter, Mrs. Alice Bilbrey, of Monterey, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neal, of Byrdstown, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born July 9.

Leika Williams spent last week-end with Inez Bilbrey, of Netherland.

Cubert Core and family visited at Porter Ledbetter's last week-end.

Mrs. Nova Smith, of Wirm-ingham, was calling at Mr. and Mrs. Alford Matthews' Saturday.

Andy Byrd, of Gunter, made a business trip to Jamestown Sunday.

Hobert Taylor, the barber from Byrdstown, went to Jamestown last Friday and sold a Nash car.

Rubeye Dimple Breeding, of Algood, visited Lola Dean and Imogene Cooper, of Rickman, last week-end.

Mrs. Arklie Crawford and daughter, Ruth, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beauchamp, and son, Bobbie, of Old Hickory spent last week-end with Monroe Craw-ford and family.

Mrs. D.D. Smith visited her mother, Mrs. J.D. West, Tuesday.





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