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70 Years Ago


February 2 - February 8, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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odd but true: fBirds are the only creatures, besides human beings, that bathe.

Paul Livingston, Parker Nivens, Ina and Willie Nivens visited Lucille Davis Friday night.

Aunt Bet Carmack had a wood cutting Monday.

Winson Ledbetter started a singing school at Mt. Gilead last Monday. Everyone come!

Mrs. Benton Deck is suffering from an attack of gall stones.

Miss Estelle Boles, of Alpine, was recently elected secretary of the Home Economics Club of Berea College. Miss Boles, a senior in the college department, is prominent on the campus for her leadership in many campus activities. She belongs to Pi Mu Lambda, WomenÕs Literary Society, Philosophy Club, Ag-Home Ec. Club, and YWCA.


Marriage Licenses
Nine marriage licenses were issued by H.C. Swallows, County Court Clerk for Overton County, for the month of January. They are:

Ray Jones and Gladys Steppe,

John Boswell and Nora Roberts,

Hosea McCrolle and Sarah J. Johnson,

Herman West and Carrie Lee Crabtree,

Wilburn Pennington and Mayzell Gore,

Willie Norris and Willie Mae Maxwell,

Haskell Finley and Letha Qualls,

Luther Ford and Zora Belle Holbert,

and R.O. Perdue and Cora Poston


Real Estate Transfers
The County Clerk probate record shows the following transfers of real estate during January. They are: Josie Lee Welch to J.P. Romines, Romines Heirs to J.P. Romines, J.P. Romines and Minnie Romines to Lellum Hall, Lizzie Buckner et al to Kellum Hall, Andy Fisher and wife to Lee Bohannon, Ollie Mae Gore to Carlos Garrett, J.G. Eastland to W.C. Hasting and wife, Mrs. Ida Davis et al to Arch Ledbetter et al, J.H. Moles to L.W. Moles, Everett Boatman and wife et al to Troy Wilmoth, and W.A. Cole to James A. Zachry.


Honor Roll Announced at Grammar School
First Grade
Jane Coward, Ward Poston, Jane Gray Hargis, and Joe Pat Qualls.

Second Grade
Anna Dell Looper, Katherine McMillin, Uldean Sells, Bill Dillon, Billy Poston, Houston Holman, Bill Huddleston, John Hunter Smith, and Edward Taylor.

Third Grade
Howard Winningham, Edith Upchurch, Jeane Freeman, Maurine Zachry, Patricia Smith, James Edison Rowe, and Carl Roberts.

Fifth Grade
Lucille Evans

Sixth Grade
Avis Lee Holsell, Billie Stonecipher, Ray Halfacre, and Nora Anna Hodges.

Seventh Grade
Gloria Patterson, Sara Gaw, Leda Evans, Geraldine Davis, Bijou Looper, and Wanda Ledbetter.

Eight Grade
Marion Clark



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