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70 Years Ago


October 28 - November 3, 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


John and Jim Furlow stopped at Oliver Matthews' on their way to Lewisburg.

B.W. Verble and Elgin McPeak have accepted jobs on the state highway at Green Pond.

Ethelene Copeland spent Tuesday night with Mrs. Billie Moss at Rickman.

Edgar Dishman, of Detroit, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dishman.

Lissie Ayers, of Hilham, is showing no improvement.

A large crowd attended the candy pulling at Jasper Hollars' Saturday night.

The pie supper at Eagle Creek last Saturday night brought $13. Little Miss Ederne Winningham was the prettiest girl and was given a box of candy. Clester Winningham received a beautiful cake for being the ugliest man. Charlie Stover was the winner in the guessing contest and also got a cake. The money will go to buy a basketball for the school. Hershel Norris, Marvin Whited, Carson Dishman, Mack Hammock, and Glen Mullins made music.

Callie Gunnels spent the weekend at home.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill White are the proud parents of a baby boy.

Charlie Stover is able to be out again.

Hettie Gillentine has improved.

Mae Ledbetter visited Marie Teeples Sunday.

Desma Richardson spent last Sunday night with Magdaline Stover.

Frank Webb visited with home folks a few days ago.

Mr. and Mrs. Buster Stewart have moved to Mrs. Susan Carr's farm.

Mrs. Fed Copeland visited her brother, Fletcher Ledford, and family at Alpine last Tuesday.

Ruby Conaster and Alfonso Coleman attended the singing at Jay Flatt last Sunday night.

Buster Sullivan and Vasco Davis attended the pie supper at Freedonia Saturday night.

Most of the farmers in Livingston, R.3, are getting ready to gather corn.

Sam Sells, of Byrdstown, is suffering with rheumatism.




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