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80 Years Ago

Archives 2001 08-15-2001

70 Years Ago




August 15, 1931 to August 21, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Professor Lee Wiggins, principal, announced that Livingston Grammar School will open August 31. An increase in students has brought a need for a larger faculty. The faculty this year is Lee Wiggins, principal, Misses Lois White, Minnie McGlasson, Gladys Wiggins, Verna Huddles-ton, Mable Bilbrey, Lola Eubanks, Julia Smith, Georgia Lee Mat-thews, Lucy Price Mitchell, Mrs. D.D. Smith, Mrs. Mack Smith, Mrs. Bedford McDonald, and Mrs. L.E. Peek.

Monroe had several fine showers during the past week. Crops are looking good. There has been a splendid wheat crop this year and another good rain will make the corn crop.

J.G. Hinds went to Byrdstown last Saturday on business.

Farmers, of Windle, have raised their first crop this year and have been visiting M.E. Cantrell, an experienced tobacco man, to see how he cuts and stores his crops.

Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Poston and children, of Cross Roads, spent last week-end with Mrs. Poston's mother, Mrs. Ella Brady.

Mrs. Horace Wright came in from Cincinnati to visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Newberry.

Mrs. Joe Bilbrey, of Wilder, visited at Joe Booher's recently.

Roscoe Smith, of West Fork, went to Livingston Monday on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Orbit Hill visited her father, Porter Hicks, at Boom, last Sunday.

Rob Walker, of New River, visited his brother, John, a few days last week.

Mrs. Pearl Hodges, of Indianapolis, In., and her son, Dempsey, and family have been visiting with Mrs. Hodges' sister, Mrs. Fred Clark, for the past week.

Stanley Carmack, of Windle, visited his father, Ridley Carmack, of Hilham, Sunday. Mr. Carmack was thrown by a mule some time ago, and is very ill as a result of injuries received.

Morgan Johnson died at his home in Allons Sunday.

Mrs. Herbert Barlow and son, of Akron, Ohio, are visiting relatives in Livingston.

Robert Lee, of Palestine, has entered school at Allons.

Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Norris, of Alpine, are the proud parents of a baby girl.

Vess Maynord purchased Vadas Cope's Ford.

James Gore and Walter Gray, of Windle, have been visiting their aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Tilden Gore for a few days.



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