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80 Years Ago

Archives 07-31-2002

70 Years Ago




July 30, 1932 to August 5, 1932
80 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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There were 93 marriages in Overton County in 1931. There were 106 marriages in Overton County in 1930.

Livingston Academy opened its 23rd year Monday with the largest enrollment in the history of the school, 250 students registering for the 1932-33 sessions. The senior class numbers 42. The freshman class numbers 82. The sophomore class has 68 students. The junior class has 58 students. For Rent 5-room residence, 408 West Main Street, formerly John Goolsby's place. See Mrs. R.N. Chilton at 508, on same street.

Doc Little is on the sick list.

Rubye Conaster was at Algood Monday for the opening of school

Everal Carlock, of Alpine, visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Flander Deck, last week-end.

Mr. and Mrs. Gerstle Smith and children visited his parents at Allred last week.

Quite a drout in Timothy.

Ed Carmack and Gertrude Burgess were married in Albany, KY, last Saturday.

School opened at Happy Hollow on July 25, with good attendance.

Minnie Copeland visited Mrs. Cina Copeand Sunday.

Farms in Happy Hollow enjoyed a fine shower of rain Friday afternoon.

School began in Alpine Monday. Mayford Allred is using his school bus to bring pupils to school from Falling Springs and Brown's Chapel.

"Snowball" Mullinix has moved to his property in Alpine.

School opened at Geiger Springs Monday with Curtis Franklin as the teacher.

Mrs. J.P. Neely is reported better.

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Ridley, of Kentucky, are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Barlow Smith, in Livingston.

Velma Denton spent Thursday with Mrs. Ernest Reed.

Mrs. Bob Swallows spent part of last week with her sister and brother, Mrs. Reecie Carmack and Mike Hardy, of near Windle.

Eliza Reed spent Saturday night with her cousin, Reba Duke.














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