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80 Years Ago

Archives 2001 11-21-2001

70 Years Ago




November 14, 1931 to November 20, 1931
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 80 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@hotmail.com



Fire, which originated from the kitchen flue at about the noon hour Sunday, destroyed the home of Turney Clark, near Independence in the 7th district.
The home and most of the contents were destroyed. The home was uninsured.

The Livingston Academy girls basketball team has scrimmaged for the last few days and everyone is showing up well.
The girls who reported are Lydia Speck, Marie Stephens, Ruth Hinds, Lorene Kuykendall, Helen McDonald, Dorla Hinds, Florence Harper, Sarah Garrett, Polly Clark, Beulah Clark, Iris Garrett, Ruby Beason, Elizabeth Myers, Hallie Windle, Cornella Oakley, Codice Vaughn, Virginia Thedford, Ruth Wheat, Elise Hinds, Eunice McGee, Allene Shumake, Flora Wisdom, Bertie Poston, Mildred Matthew, Hilda Keisling, Mildred Swallows, Elise West, Omer Stover, Hilda Clark, and Louise Smith.
The schedule for the year is as follows:
ŠLA vs. Crawford, Dec. 4, here.
ŠLA vs. Rickman, Dec. 11, here.
ŠLA vs. Algood, Dec. 17, there.
ŠLA vs. Algood, Jan. 12. there.
ŠLA vs. Sparta, Jan 15, here.
ŠLA vs. Cookeville, Jan. 22, there.
ŠLA vs. Carthage, Jan. 29, here.
ŠLA vs. Sparta. Feb. 5, there.
ŠLA vs. Cookeville, Feb. 12, here.
ŠLA vs. Carthage, Feb. 13, there.
ŠLA vs. Alpine, Feb. 19, here.

Lucy Price Mitchell was in Byrdstown Thursday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jolley, of Byrdstown, are the proud parents of a baby girl.

Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Wright visited Frank Flowers, of Monroe, Sunday.

Mrs. Webb McDonald is on the sick list.

A.R. Pantell spent the week-end in Lebanon with his daughter, Miss Frenchie.

Mrs. Lee McCormick visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brown, Friday.

Inez Bilbrey has gone back to her school at Hanging Limb, after being at home sick for the past week.

Ethel and Flora Flowers, of Monroe, visited Joe Garrett Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jackson have moved to the Mrs. J.K.P. Bilbrey's farm near Oak Hill.

Mrs. Will Stockton is sick.

Orden Holt, of Jamestown, has been visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Holt, of Monroe, recently.

B.B. Garrett, of Cedar Hill, was in Livingston on business on day last week.



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