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

Archives 11-06-2002

70 Years Ago



November 5, 1932 to November 11, 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 bobncl@hotmail.com



Roosevelt Wins In Landslide
Declared Most Sweeping Victory in U.S. History
President Herbert Hoover was swamped under a sweeping landslide of votes for Franklin D. Roosevelt in Tuesday’s voting and wired his opponent congratulations on his victory. Hoover got small majorities in Maine, Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. Roosevelt had overwhelming majorities in all the southern states as they returned in their traditional "solid" fold.

Mrs. Belle Hawkins, 68, wife of William C. Hawkins, of the Third District of Overton County, died at her home, one mile south of Hilham Tuesday of flu and complications after an illness of about a week. Besides her husband, Mrs. Hawkins is survived by nine daughters and one son as follows: Mrs. J.R. Carmack, Mrs. W.L. Willeford, Mrs. Awse Fleming, Mrs. Thomas Boyd, Mrs. Melvel Lacy, Mrs. Rancy Garrett, Mrs. Wiley Gore, and Mrs. Ben Ogletree, all of Overton County, and Mrs. Earl Young, of Molton, AL, and Charlie Hawkins. She is also survived by two brothers, Jim and Joe Upton, and two sisters, Mrs. Jonah Howard, of Overton County, and Mrs. Zeda Garret, of Celina. She is also survived by a large number of grandchildren. Burial was in the Hilham Cemetery.

Haskell Smith has moved back to his farm in Greenbrier.

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mayberry are the proud parents of a big boy, born November 1.

Johnnie Coffman has moved to the Jim Brady farm.

Mrs. Ruthy Phillips is on the sick list.

October Marriages
Marriage licenses issued by W.H. Boswell, clerk, for October are: G.W. Hechathorn and Delsie Spicer; Clyde Maynord and Sallie Martin; Floyd Bilbrey and Bessie Brown; H.M. Vaughn and Ova Dennis; Carson Whited and Ida Owens; B.C. Hood and Carrie Brown; W.T. Jackson and Gertrude Cooper; Boe Stewart and Belle Reeser; and Albert Lollis and Marjorie Copeland.

Mrs. Huey Little is visiting Mrs. Alonzo Robbins in Monroe.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reagan, of Monroe, were in Cookeville last week.

Lester Cole visited his uncle, Una Cole, recently.







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