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Archives 02-18-2004

70 Years Ago


February 10- February 16, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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School in Allons is progressing nicely.

Willis Long and family visited Mr. and Mrs. Jim Zachry Sunday.

K. Maynard is better.

Dimple Hunter is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Hunter.

A debate is scheduled for Oak Grove next week. Subject: "Is ignorance and superstition more detrimental than pride and ambition?"

Mrs. William Phillips is improving.

Alline Robbins, of Oak Grove, attended the singing at Midway Saturday night.

Christine and Vella King spent last Saturday night with their aunt, Mrs. Ernest Franklin.

The young people of Monroe R.1 enjoyed an outing to East Fork last Saturday.

Farmers in Ozone are busy plowing.

James Hooten returned from Greenville on February 8.

County Agent Sewell will speak today in Hilham.

Farmers in Hilham are clearing off corn land.

Mrs. Addie Johnson, 32, wife of Elmer Johnson of Roaring River, died at her home on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., after an illness of some six weeks. Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Opal Johnson; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Bennett; five brothers, Hubert, Lester, Arthur, Troy, and Claude Bennett; and two sisters, Mattie, wife of Andrew Ray, and Miss Lillian Bennett. She was a member of the Baptist Church, affiliating with the Poplar Springs congregation. Funeral services were conducted on Monday afternoon, by the Rev. D.B. Hammons, with burial in the Campground Cemetery.

LGS News
The following is the Livingston Grammar School honor roll for the month of January: First Grade - Earl Glen Hodges, Paul Moore, Billy Poston, Eddie Taylor, Tommy Jernigan, Ann Howard, Olen Lollar, Jean Stephens, Billy Ray Eckles, Bill Huddleston, Laurel Garrett, Katherine McMillin, and Jessie Marie Carmack. Second Grade - Reve Copeland, Patricia Smith, and Jeane Freeman. Third Grade - R.B. Oakley and Elizabeth Howard. Fourth Grade - Maurice Williams Fifth Grade - Billy Stonecipher, Paul Upton, Nora Anna Hodges, Avis Lee Halsell, Helen Wallace, and Sara Qualls. Sixth Grade - Lucile Brooks Seventh Grade - Marian Clark, Virginia Hodges, Marie Holman, Nina McCormack, and Juanita Ward. Eight Grade - Rebecca Taylor, Louise Ray, and Orbus Davis.

Malburn Allen, of near Poplar Springs, was in town last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. D. Shaffer Thrasher are the proud parents of a boy, Billy Bob, born February 4.

Eddie Coleman, of Cross Roads, was in town Sunday.



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