September 21- September 27, 1935
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County
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Mrs. Dan Phillips and Ostle Taylor were at Taylor's Cross Roads
Mrs. Oscar Bowman and Mrs. Cecil Bullock were in Cookeville Saturday.
Fayette Gunnels, of Byrdstown, attended the Ogletree reunion Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Roberts are proud parents of a new baby girl.
Mrs. Myrtle Spurrier has gone to Cookeville where she will be employed.
Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Gracy and children, of Monterey, were in town
Dr. and Mrs. C.H. Dowell were in Nashville Friday to attend the
Mr. and Mrs. Rube Peeser and Mrs. Belle Brown were in Gainesboro
Work Begins on Court House Annex
Work began Wednesday on the annex to the Livingston Court House,
which is to be erected on the vacant lot on the northwest corner
of the court square here. The building will be constructed through
the WPA at a cost of about nine thousand dollars. The structure
will be two stories high and contain two large rooms on the first
floor for rent as store rooms. On the second floor will be office
buildings needed by officials of Overton County, who do not have
office space in the present court house, such as trustee, county
superintendent of schools, tax assessor, county judge, and sheriff.
Native stone will be used for the construction of the building.
The stone is being quarried on the farm of John Robbins, two miles
east of Livingston.
The work was started by Judge L.D. Bohannon who loaded the first
wheelbarrow in making excavation for the basement.
Mrs. L.N. Oakley, of Boaz, spent a few days with relatives here
Mrs. Jasper Worley, of Eagle Creek, who has been reported quite
sick, is better.
Mrs. Benton Young and daughters visited Mrs. Ellie Young at Oakley
Sam Flowers and Miss Lucy Adkins, of Eagle Creek, were in Livingston
Mrs. Chester Ledbetter visited Mesdames A.J. Taylor and B.N. Howard
Uncle Jim Hogan, of Willow Grove, visited relatives in Livingston
over the week-end.
Miss Avis Ledbetter and Mary Lou Melton have entered school at
Mr. and Mrs. Lillard Stephens were in Nashville and Old Hickory
over the week-end.
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