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80 Years Ago

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70 Years Ago


January 20 - January 26, 1934
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



Smith & Holman will be the name of the new dry goods store soon to be opening in the Qualls-Ownsby building on the east side of the square. The firm will be owned and operated by Roy H. Smith and Lester Holman. They will stock a complete line of nationally known name brands of men's furnishings, shoes, dry goods, and ready-to-wear of the latest styles. The store will be one of the most modern in the Upper Cumberland.

Mozelle Gore entertained the young people Saturday night with a cotton picking.

Mr. and Mrs. Buford Neely are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hoover.

Mrs. A.R. Hogue is in the hospital for eye treatment.

Several from Allons attended the singing at Livingston Sunday.

Baley Ledbetter is better.

Mrs. W.R. Smith is having her house repaired.

Marion Roberts, of Eagle Creek, was in town Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Doak Dickerson visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Zachry, Friday.

Paul Copeland was in Crossville Saturday.

Mrs. Floyd Brown, of Alpine, was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. W.R. Smith, Wednesday.

Jim Johnson, of Roaring River, is low at this time.

A large crowd enjoyed a spelling match at Oak Grove Thursday night.

Price Buck spent Sunday night with Paul Carmack.

The little son of Jim Taylor is not well.

Mr. and Mrs. Buford Nolen are the proud parents of a baby boy.

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Danner, of Old Hickory, are visiting C.D. Livingston and family.

William Nelson and Lloyd Smith made a trip to Monterey last Friday with Dewey Smith.

The work on the road from the Cookeville Highway to the Jackson County line is progressing slowly.

Mr. and Mrs. Amos Danner have a new girl, named Anna Dell.



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