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70 Years Ago


February 17- February 23, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County
(from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Fatal accident occurred in West Livingston late Tuesday afternoon.
Arlice Reynolds, 32, died at about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon of injuries received a few minutes earlier when the car he was driving backed over an embankment in West Livingston near the home of A.T. Poindexter. According to reports, Reynolds had carried a man named Crabtree to West Livingston, and left him. In turning his car around, Reynolds drove backward too far and the car turned over. Reynolds was crushed in the stomach and abdomen, and died a few minutes later in the office of Dr. A.B. Qualls, where he was rushed for treatment. He had made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Franklin in Livingston for some years. He is survived by his wife and one child. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon. Burial took place in the Franklin graveyard, near Wirmingham.

Mrs. Ernest Duncan visited her aunt, Mrs. Susie Reagan, at Byrdstown, the first of the week.

Will West, of near Hilham, visited his mother, Mrs. J.D. West, last week-end.

John Dillon has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Osco Masters, at Cookeville.

Mrs. C.D. Mitchell entertained the young people of the Epworth League Friday evening at her home on West Main Street. Many interesting games and contests were enjoyed. Misses Edith and Nola Mae Jernigan were prize winners. After the games, delicious refreshments were served. Mrs. Mitchell was assisted in entertaining by her sons, John Howard and Bill Mitchell and the Valentine idea predominated throughout. The guests were Misses Elizabeth Eastland, Elise Smith, Mildred Swallows, Edith Jernigan, Louise Smith, and Nola Mae Jernigan, Otto Peek, Fred White, L.P. Jernigan, Charles D. Mitchell, and Dick Mitchell.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mitchell announce the birth of a son, Friday, February 16.

Frances Taylor, of Rickman, visited her grandfather, John Clark and family last week-end.

Mr. and Mrs. T.M. Oakley spent Sunday with relatives at Booz.

W.J. Matthews, of near Windle, was in town Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Benton Gunnels are the parents of new boy.

Major C.J. Cullom, who has been in St. Thomas Hospital, is able to be out again.


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