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80 Years Ago

Archives 07-25-2001

70 Years Ago



July 25, 1931 to July 31, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Mrs. Will Stockton has been vsiting her daughter, Mrs. John H. Williams, of Crawford.

Robert Winton, of Alpine, has been with his cousin, R.S. Bilbrey.

School opened in Okolona Monday with Miss Rose Hart Dale, as principal, and Miss Odell Clark, assistant.

Mr. and Mrs. Harlon Poston and family, of Cross Roads, visited her mother, Mrs. Ella Brady Sunday.

Yelton Maynord has been in Livingston enroute from Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., where he had been in training camp.

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Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Pigg visited his father, N.W. Pigg, Sunday.

Mrs. J.T. Lee and little daughter, Rubie Dimple, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hawkins Sunday. BOOKS WANTED - "Uncle Remus", "Adventures of Tom Sawyer", old law books, and other old things. George Knight, Livingston, Tenn.

Iva and Paris Crabtree are visiting relatives near Isaline this week.

An ice-cream supper was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Webster Matthews Saturday night. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huddleston, Mrs. Hugh Hawkins, Oradean Garrett, and Delma Huddleston.

Lonza Beaty and Miss Belle Davidson, of Chanute, were married last Monday at Albany, Ky.

Mrs. Elizabeth Bilbrey and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Copeland visited Mrs. Bilbrey's brother, George Oakley, near Union Academy, Saturday.

Bradley Lea went to Rickman last Monday to begin teaching, as principal of the high school.

Forrest Stockton went to Rickman Monday to begin teaching as principal of the grammar school.

John Hart Jr. spent Tuesday night with Herman Qualls.

W.B. Matheney, age 73, of Smyrna, died Sunday morning at 5 o'clock. He leaves a wife, one son, Walter Matheney, and a sister, Mrs. Jim Sims, of Glasgow, Ky. He was a farmer and a carpenter and had built many houses in Pickett County. Neighbors say he had more coffins than any man in Tennessee.




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