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80 Years Ago

Archives 02-20-2002

70 Years Ago




February 13, 1931 to February 19, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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County Health Officer Dr. E.W. Clark has issued a warning that rabid dogs are on the rampage in the seventh district of Overton County. Two victims are under serum treatment after being bitten.

Washing the hands with soap or antiseptics does not kill the virus.

Uncle Scott Allred, of Cope-land Cove, is reported no better.

Fate Lacy, of Wilder, spent Sunday night with Mr. and Mrs. Oren Huddleston. He was on his way to attend court in Livingston.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Presley, February 14, a baby boy who lived only a few hours. He was buried at Okolona. Mrs. Presley is with her mother, Mrs. Pearl Brown.

Among those who attended at Livingston Monday was Uncle Billie Carr, who walked 6 miles, and is 87 years-old.

Mrs. James H. Myers spent the week-end in Nashville with her daughter, Jeane, who is a student at Ward-Belmont.

Mrs. Albie Davis is with her father, M.P. Garrett, near Timothy, who is seriously ill.

Mrs. M.D. Smith was in Timothy Monday to see her uncle, Martin P. Garrett.

Allison Stewart and Roy Wilson were injured in a car wreck a few days ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bilbrey, of Timothy, are the proud parents of a daughter.

Dena Langford spent last week-end in Cookeville.

Kelly Carmack has returned from Phoenix, AR.

School at Oak Grove is progressing nicely.

Robert Eldridge spent last week-end at home.

Gertrude Fleming visited Pauline Fleming.

May Langford, of Hilham, spent the week-end at home.

Health is fairly good in Buffalo Hill.

Mitchell Ferrell is visiting relatives in Allons.

Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Buck, of Allons, are the proud parents of a girl.

Tittle Hampton McCormick, of Windle, is reported ill with scarlet fever.

Mable Lewis, of Monroe, is improving.



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