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Archives 09-21-2005

70 Years Ago


September 14 - September 20, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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George W. Cunningham, 72, a life-long resident of Shady Grove community, died Tuesday, September 10th, following an illness of several weeks.

Funeral services were conducted at the Shady Grove church by the Rev. C.Q. Hammonds. Burial was in the Shady Grove cemetery.

A large crowd attented the pie supper at Barnes Schoolhouse Saturday night.

Mrs. Lucy Pryor and Delia Taylor visited their sister, Mrs. Mollie Sells Saturday night.

Winson Ledbetter will sing at Ozone next Sunday. Everybody come.

The little son of Earl Jolly is reported some better.

J.P. Dennis is very sick at this writing.

Miss Edith Comer, from Cookeville, visited home folks last week-end.

Everybody was busy pulling fodder in Monroe, R.2, last week.

The hay crops in Hilham, R.1, are good this season.

Hazel Sullivan and Marjorie Rector, of Cookeville, spent the week-end here.

The Rev. James T. Hooten left last Thursday on an evangelistic tour for Mounds, Missouri, and other points in the West.

Mrs. Palo Belk, of Detriot, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Riley Masters, near Buffalo Hill.

Miss Gladys Garrett spent Saturday night with home folks.

Mr. and Mrs. John Judd announce the birth of a girl, Sunday, September 15.

The Rev. D.B. Hammonds preached at Fredonia Sunday evening.

Some students are absent from school at Oak Grove this week pulling fodder.

Mrs. Herbert Taylor visited her father, M.S. Eldridge, and other relatives here last week.


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