Overton County News Overton County News - An Award Winning Newspaper - Livingston, Tennessee
homeabout ussubscriptionskids cornerlocal linkscontact us
80 Years Ago

70 Years Ago




March 5, 1932 to March 13, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 80 years ago contact Bob at rforsman@usa.com



C.G. Gore, Fred White, and Haskell White were in Sullivan's Bend, Smith County, last week looking after farm interests.

Estill Hodges was in Nashville last week for medical treatment.

Mr. and Mrs. John Copeland spent the week-end with Beatrice McDonald at Tin Top.

Mrs. J.D. Capps has been suffering with tonsilitis and asthma.

Mrs. R.L. Little is confined to bed with the flu.

Mary Jane Lawson married Mr. Morgan Mayberry Thursday, March 3, at the home of W.A. Overton, who officiated in the presence of a few close friends. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Lawson, of Roaring River, in the Third District of Overton County. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bowen Mayberry, of Jackson County. He is a farmer. The couple will reside in Jackson County.

Lillie Brown is visiting her brother, Cal Brown, who lives near Willow Grove.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Neely, of Timothy, are visiting relatives on Obed River.

Stanley Carmack has purchased the Reed Water Mill at Monroe.

Mr. and Mrs. Webster Mat-thews, of Byrdstown, entertained with a birthday dinner last week for their eldest daughter, Francis, who is now 5 years-old. Those in attendance were Dr. and Mrs. Groce, Mr. and Mrs. John Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Taylor and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huddleston, Polk Zachry, Mr. and Mrs. Stoke Huddleston, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Mainis and two children, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Matthews, Mrs. S.O. Huddleston and two children of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Coe, two of Mr. and Mrs. Hobert Zachry, two of Mr. and Mrs. Harer, one of Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor, and one of Dr. and Mrs. Craig. A fine birthday dinner was enjoyed by all.

We are having the coldest weather of winter. The thermometers registered to 10 above zero Sunday morning.

Joe Pierce and Floyd Win-ningham drove a truck load of cattle to market in Danville, KY, this week.

Mrs. Belle McDonald is spending a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Bill Holbert.

Joe Booher was in Boom on business one day last week.

Earl Hicks spent Saturday and Sunday with his sister, Mrs. Emory Jones.


Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570
tel 931.823.6485
fax 931.823.6486

top of page



Printing Supplies Graphic Design Custom Printing Advertising