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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-26-2001

70 Years Ago




December 19, 1931 to December 25, 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@lycos.com


Sheriff S.F. Johnson and Deputy Perry Windle raided in the eighth district and captured a 35 gallon still and two men, Carmon Clark and H. Willis. Clark and Willis were at the still, which was in operation. They were brought before Magistrate J.B. Dale. The charges were bound over to the grand jury. In default of bond, they were lodged in jail.

Judge W.R. Officer announced that he will not run for Governor of Tennessee.

Unc' Billy Possum says, "If it may hap with other folks you cannot agree, do not be in haste to judge. But wait and see."

Mrs. Frank Pangle visited Granny Smith Sunday.

Mrs. Canada Webb attended the funeral of her brother at Mt. Gilead Sunday.

Heavy rains fell in Windle Sunday.

Harver Qualls spent the week-end in Livingston.

Roaring River is flooded almost above the banks.

Faith is a thing which makes a bald-headed man invest in another bottle of hair restorer.

Sallie Etta Tayes was in Livingston Saturday.

Tronna and Argolda Taylor and Ples Deering were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Smith Saturday.

Mrs. Maud Harris was in Windle visiting the sick last week.

How easy it is to think of the right excuse at the wrong time.

Vess and Noah Maynard attended the singing at Livingston Sunday.

Noah Robbins died Friday in the hospital in Cookeville.

Josie Hunter is visiting friends and relatives in East Tennessee.

Miss Lydia Holt entertained at her home Saturday night with a birthday party. Those present were Mildred and Kathryn Gunnels, Exie Cole, Velma Barlow, Elise Goover, Auda Seber, Ora Mai Barlow, Lola Holt, Thomas Omen Cole, Carl and Eugene Christian, Carnie Davis, Haston Maynord, Claude Davis, Fred Hughs, Therman Peterson, and James Gunnels.

Hazel Ledbetter spent Sunday night with Lorene Lee.

Lloyd Cole is employed with the Bilbrey Motor Co. in Livingston.



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