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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-08-2003

70 Years Ago


September 30-October 6, 1933
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

For more information on 70 years ago contact Bob at bobncl@hotmail.com


Clara Paul is visiting her sister, Mrs. Harlan Bowman.

Wiley Smith visited Alphonso Coleman Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Beecher Harp spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Oral Matthews, of Doyle.

Estell Reeder spent Saturday night with her brother, Bennie.

Floyd Conaster has moved to the B.F. Roberts farm.

Herbert Dishman, of Monroe, attended the meeting at Cross Roads Saturday night.

The school at Rhyan Springs is progressing nicely.

Mrs. Tina Chowning is progressing nicely.

September Marriage Licenses
G. W. Daily and Ida Collins;
Thomas Montgomery and Lydia Scarlett;
A.J. Ledbetter and Sarah Bertram;
Cordell Coleman and Sciotha Sweat;
and Robert Franklin and Ruby Bussell.

A super-giant magnet for removing bits of metal from the human body is now a success.

Mrs. Riley Wright visited her son, Joe, and family Wednesday night.

Mrs. N.W. Pigg and Emily Pigg spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. Pigg's daughter, Mrs. E.H. Hicks.

Walter Huffine has a job at a shoe factory in Nashville.

Frank Brown and daughter, Lexie, spent Sunday with Mrs. Calvin McDonald.

A half-million farmers lost their farms in the last three years.

N.W. Lynn is visiting his daughter on Dry Creek this week.

Mrs. Lucy Masters, of Flatt Creek, has been sick.

Pumpkins sometimes grow root systems with a length of 15 miles.

Rent an electric water heater for 38 cents a week. The Tennessee Electric Power Co.

Dayton Johnson has returned home.

Mrs. Bob Ledbetter, of Okolona, is suffering with a broken leg.

More books have been added to the Fisk Academy Library.

Chalie Stover is on the sick list.




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