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80 Years Ago

Archives 03-20-2002

70 Years Ago




March 12, 1932 to March 18, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Bates Stephens spent Sunday afternoon with Frank Flowers.

James Easterly returned from Nashville Saturday, where he was ordered for medical examination.

Delma Huddleston spent Friday and Saturday with her grandmother, Mrs. N.C. Groce. ¥ Mrs. Ellen Coe was very ill Saturday night.

Farmers have been busy planting potatoes.

A good spelling match was given at Oak Grove Friday night.

Mrs. Laura Holman spent Sunday night with Mrs. Will Carter.

The little son of Johnnie Dickerson is reported to be on the sick list.

Effie Holman visited J.B. Collins Saturday.

Janie Maynord attended the play at Cave Springs Friday night.

Tilber French visited friends Sunday night at Monroe.

Several Livingston boys attended Grady HolmanÕs party Saturday night.

Twenty years ago, W. Hamilton Ledbetter, a Confederate soldier and an active physician, born in 1830, died at age 81. Allen Ledford, a farmer, died at 70. James Ledford, a Confederate soldier, died at 84.

George Welch, of Monterey, spent last week with his sister, Mrs. W.A. Nickens.

Judge Officer has been confined to his room with an illness.

Frank Sidwell, of Willow Grove, attended the Livingston ball games Saturday.

Mrs. John Copeland spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Qualls.

Clarence Windle, a student at Castle Heights at Lebanon, spent the week-end with home folks. ¥ Dr. M.J. Qualls was in Hanging Limb last week.

Hilham Deputy Sheriff Charles Davis attended court last week.

Mrs. W.A. Roberts is ill with the flu.

Ethel Ledbetter is home since school closed in Flat Rock.

Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Holman announce the birth of a boy.


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