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Archives 07-20-2005

70 Years Ago


June 12-July 18, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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This year's pig crop will be the smallest in many years. The reduction is attributed to last summer's drought which shrunk food grain production.

The temperature hit 95 degrees at four o'clock yesterday afternoon.

Mrs. Addie Smith and family have moved back to the Brown Hotel.

Mrs. Overton Carr is reported better.

Mrs. Bill Clark, of Jonesboro, is visiting her mother, Mrs. T.B. Huddleston.

The shingle roof the the Church of Christ building is being replaced with a metal roof.

Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Taylor and children visited Mrs. Taylor's parents, Judge and Mrs. C.E. Snodgrass, at Crossville Sunday.

The young people of Monroe went on a camping trip on Roaring River last week.

Lucy Price Mitchell has returned home.

Ex-Governor, A.H. Roberts, is in court this week.

Walter Allred, farmer, and son of the late Scott Allred, married Fannie Belle Boswell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Boswell, of Happy Hollow, on July 16.

Howard Mullins, of New Mexico, son of Ridley Mullins, is visiting home folks.

Mrs. Mely Groging is improving.

Several from Cave Springs attended the ball game at Allons Sunday.

Reba Billings, of near Oakley, is spending a few days with Jean and Neil Bilbrey.

Raymond Masters and Oris Carmack have gone to Anderson, IN.

Candidates have been very busy in Hilham.

Walter Johnson has been working in Nashville for several weeks.

Dr. Jim Green is doing dental work.

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



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