February 2 - February 8, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County
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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.
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.
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
Jane Coward, Ward Poston, Jane Gray Hargis, and Joe Pat Qualls.
Anna Dell Looper, Katherine McMillin, Uldean Sells, Bill Dillon,
Billy Poston, Houston Holman, Bill Huddleston, John Hunter Smith,
and Edward Taylor.
Howard Winningham, Edith Upchurch, Jeane Freeman, Maurine Zachry,
Patricia Smith, James Edison Rowe, and Carl Roberts.
Avis Lee Holsell, Billie Stonecipher, Ray Halfacre, and Nora Anna
Gloria Patterson, Sara Gaw, Leda Evans, Geraldine Davis, Bijou Looper,
and Wanda Ledbetter.
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