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70 Years Ago


May 26 June 1, 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


Mr. and Mrs. Palo Brown, of Allons, are the proud parents of a baby girl.

A decoration was held at the Millow graveyard Sunday, May 27, at 10 o'clock.

Lots of families are moving to Twinton where they have positions.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson and children and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Johnson and daughter, Geraldine, have gone to Leona, VA, to live.

Auda Whited, of Alpine, has been visiting Opal Owens.

Clara Ledford is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Tim Allred, at Allred.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brannon are the proud parents of a baby boy.

Shirley Williams and Mrs. Nora Lee Harris were married last Thursday afternoon. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Will Jackson.

Mr. and Mrs. Gillis Allred have a new baby boy.

Mabel and Grace Bilbrey, of Wilder, visited their aunt, Mrs. Luther Brannon, last Thursday and Friday.

Vonda Garrett spent one night last week with Bennie Gene Clark.

ODD BUT TRUE Children grow faster in the fall than in the spring.

Mrs. Clarence Flowers is sick with the measles.

Teachers Selected For Pickett County
Byrdstown Pickett County Board of Education met in session here Thursday and placed teachers for the coming school year, 1934 35. The places and the teachers that were elected to that place are as follows:

Red Hill - Maude Huddlestown, principal, and May Hassler, assistant. Chanute G.R. Harris, principal, and Vincie Craig, assistant.

Moodyville - Taskel Rich, principal, and Christine Groce, assistant.

Plaingrove - Norman Hill, principal, and Loyd Keisling, assistant.

Smyrna - M.H. Huddleston, principal, and Wonna Williams, assistant.

Bloomington - L.B. Hassler, principal, and Vera May Groce, assistant.

Lovelady - Hattie Pendergrass, principal, and Opal Sells, assistant.

Byrdstown - Rich Groce, principal, Ogle Crisp, I.B. Jones, and Nell Groce, assistants.

Parker - W.D. Martin. Cedar Grove Luther Brooks.

Davidson - Hiram Craig.

Travisville - Anna Sells.

Camp - Martin Crouch.

Boles - Ishmael Boles.

Robbins - Dowe Hinds.

Gunter - Edna Huddleston.

Oak Grove - Willis Parris.

Clark - Elizabeth Mullins.

Boom - Willis Huddleston, principal, and Bonnie Moles, assistant.

Barnes - Kermit Keisling.

Heard - Ruby Beason.

Lower Harrison - Minnie Huddleston.

Riverside - Doris Harrison.

Oak Hill - Newt Amonett.

Miller's Chapel - Ray Phillips.

Jones' Chapel - Webster Pendergrass.

Fairview - Amon Jolley.

Greenbrier - Johnie Reynolds.

Union B - Imogene Pierce.

Etter - Clyde Bilbrey.

Clarktown - John Cross.

Williams - Reece Bilbrey.

Those placed at the Pickett County High School were as follows: C.L. Holt, principal, John A. Odom, vocational agriculture, Mrs. Reeves Little, home economics, Mrs. Paul Groce, English, and Hollis Parrott, science.


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