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80 Years Ago

Archives 07-28-2004

70 Years Ago


July 21 - 22, 1934
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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Work on the Courthouse
The TERA is at work on the Livingston Courthouse, and the project will be completed within a few weeks. Construction started last week following considerable delay because of a misunderstanding with the Nashville office of the CWA. The project is to be one of the largest in the state. Work is also being done on the Livingston Grammar School.

Charlie Norris has moved into his new home.

Motorists waste from 27 to 32 days a year waiting for traffic lights to change.

People in Allons are planting their fall gardens and canning.

Mrs. Jim Spicer is visiting her mother, Mrs. Milda Mullins.

90 to $1.50
Smith & Holman

Haskell Winningham is visiting his sister, Mrs. Beaty Fletcher, of LilyDale.

Clyde Williamson is out after a serious illness.

The oil well in Allons is down over 400 feet.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reynolds, of Okolona, and children were in Livingston Sunday.

America's Great Truck Value
Low first cost is only "the beginning of Ford V-8 economy". In gas, oil, repairs, and upkeep, this 80-horsepower, 8-cylinder truck actually operates at a lower ton-mile cost than a "4". Get this full-floating rear-axle truck for only $485.

Mrs. Alvin Bilbrey is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Paul McCormick, near Sparta.

Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Ward and children spent last week-end in Chattanooga.

Mr. Wilson, of Warren County, was in Livingston repairing sewing mchines.

Robert and Lloyd Ledbetter, of Alpine, spent Monday with their sister, Mrs. Cosby Taylor.

Mrs. Georgie Dodd, of Cleveland, is visiting her mother, Mrs. C.H. Reagan.

Nell Groce, of Byrdstown, was in Livingston Saturday.


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