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80 Years Ago

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70 Years Ago




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 Bradentown, Fla.

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 water.

Jessie Cole, of Davidson, spent last Friday night with his brother, Una.

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.







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Published January 3, 2001
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