January 2, 1931 to January 8, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)
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Radio broadcasting, however much may be affected by atmospheric
conditions, in no way influences the weather, says Dr. W.J. Humphries
of the United States Weather Bureau.
Miss Virginia Jones was elected "most beautiful" at the Livingston
Academy several weeks ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Curt Gore moved to the Joe Williams place last week.
Miss Udeen Qualls has returned to Maryville College, after spending
the holidays with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. M.J. Qualls.
Estil Hodges has been taken to Nashville for treatment. His brother,
Earl, has gone with him.
Mrs. Harry Mofield is spending a few weeks with her parents in
Fletcher Bilbrey, old Rickman bus driver, was selling a big crop
of tobacco at Carthage this week.
Mrs. Dave West, of Rickman, visited her daughter, Mrs. D.D. Smith,
the first of the week.
Mrs. Dora Copeland, of Alpine, is visiting her son, J.R. Copeland.
A.G. Norrod, of Monroe, attended county court Monday.
John H. Estes has returned from Tullahoma, where he had been spending
a few days with his son, Bruce.
Tim Huddleston, of Byrds-town, is entering college at U.T., Knoxville.
Hollis Parrot, Clyde York, and Lee McDonald, who are attending
U.T., spent the holidays with their parents at Wirmingham.
Of six million farm dwellings in the U.S., one million has piped
Jessie Cole, of Davidson, spent last Friday night with his brother,
A.C. Means, of Livingston, spent the Christmas holidays with his
cousins, Frank and W.B. Patterson.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bilbrey and family, Mrs. Ish Bilbrey, Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew Bilbrey, Mr. and Mrs. Lum Beasley, and several others
attended the funeral of George Oakley at the Polk Bilbrey Cemetery
on Friday, January 1, 1931.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson, of Allons, a baby boy, its name
is Roy Lee.
Mr. and Mrs. James England visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J.
Beasley, Saturday night.
Doc Reeser, of Alpine, is crushing lime for the farmers.
Moments In Time
Excerpts of Overton County & World History
Published January 3, 2001
Overton County News
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