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80 Years Ago

Archives 06-05-2002

70 Years Ago




June 4, 1932 to June 10, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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A.K. Holeman, familiarly known as "Kerb", died at 9 a.m. Saturday, at his home in the 7th district, near Oakley. He was 40 years of age. He had never been married. He is survived by three brothers, Thomas, Jake, and Joe. He also had four sisters, all of whom are dead. His body was buried at the Holeman graveyard.

Gertrude Young was injured Tuesday afternoon when the automobile she was driving left the road and lodged against a tree on the Livingston-Crawford highway. Riding with her was a niece, about 12 years of age. Miss Young was treated in Livingston by Dr. A.B. Qualls, who was assisted by Dr. J.D. Capps.

Sheriff S.F. Johnson and deputy, P.H. Windle, made a raid in the second district of Overton County and captured a 25-gallon still on the farm of Andy Green, near Waterloo. Charlie Thompson was arrested and Magistrate J.B. Dale bound the case over to the next term of criminal court. Thompson was released on bond.

Linnie and Lorene Carr spent the week-end with their uncle, Joseph Carr.

Uncle Johnnie Hill, of Wirmingham, is sick. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Orbit Hill, spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Butler Hicks at Boom.

Little Johnnie Lee Carlock, of Alpine, is quite sick.

M.H. Huddleston, of Alpine, spent Sunday with his brother, Mr. Oren Huddleston and family.

A decoration will be held at Highland in Copeland Cove next Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Cobble attended the decoration at Liberty Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Daniels entertained with a singing in Smith's Chapel last Friday night.

The little son of Eddie Hill, of Sulphur, fell off a mule and broke his arm Sunday. Dr. Brown set it.

Selma and Alene Morgon are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Neal, of Flatt Creek, this week.

Mrs. Harve Gore was buried at Walnut Grove Sunday, June 5.







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