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80 Years Ago

Archives 04-10-2002

70 Years Ago




April 9, 1932 to April 15, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Where Iron-Making Began
Southeast from Richmond, Virginia, the road runs by Providence forge, where iron-making began in the colonies, and where a huge hammer, long lost in the debris of time, was unearthed by recent floods in that area.

P.T.A. officers for the upcoming year in grammar school are Mrs. E.R. Smith, president; Mrs. J.B. Young, 1st vice-president; Miss Gladys Wiggins, 2nd vice president; Mrs. L.W. Houtchens, secretary; Mrs. Mable Bilbrey, treasurer; Mrs. C.C. Taylor, historian, and Mrs. Dixie Smith, librarian. ¥ Rubie D. Maynord married O.H. Dickerson in Albany, Ky., Sunday afternoon. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Montie Hodges. The groom is the son of Mrs. and Mrs. John Dickerson. Both are well-known in Livingston.

Frank Reeser married Lamanda Little, of Monroe, on Wednesday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Porter Reeser in Cookeville. They will reside in Livingston.

Members of the L.A. Sophomore class are Mildred Swallows, Homer Smith, Beulah Clark, Ruth Hinds, Cecil Dowell, John D. Carlock, Mildred Matthews, Sammye McCormick, Ivan Gore, Dessie Carr, Willie Paris, Codis Vaughn, Claude Smith, Cornelia Oakley, Clifford York, Clinton Garrett, Neeta Tayes, Fred White, Louise Smith, Herman Qualls, Portia Clark, Jessie Nell Fleming, Jewel Beason, Ethelene Averette, Stanley Griffen, Charles Carlock, Walter Wilborne, Ted Shewmake, Melsie George, and Delpos Billings.

Carson Gore, of Jamestown, spent Thursday night with his uncle, Burr Gore.

Clifford, the small son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dailey, is real sick with a cold.

Mrs. Sophia Rooker spent Sunday with Mrs. Walter McCor-mick.

Mrs. John Poore is on the sick list.

John Henry Sallee is reported better.

Mrs. W.C. Officer and little daughter, Kathryne, of Monterey have been visiting Mrs. OfficerÕs mother, Mrs. M.D. Miller.

A.B. Mitchell is very sick.

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Windle and children spent Sunday in Albany, Ky.

Mrs. Millard Worley, of Wirmingham, was in Livingston last week.


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