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70 Years Ago


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

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Criminal Court will meet here Monday in regular session with Judge O.K. Holladay on the bench and Gen. John A. Mitchell, attorney general, and Baxter Key assistant, representing the state. There are 150 cases on the docket, 94 misdemeanor, 22 felony, 34 bound over, and 6 murder cases, according to the statement of Frank T. Williams, circuit court clerk.

Court will probably be in session for two weeks.


The frost did considerable amount of damage to late crops in Oak Hill.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Jackson are proud parents of a fine girl.

Mrs. W.C. Tudod has returned home from a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Pat Smith at Clarkrange.

Wheat sowing is being very much checked on account of dry weather.

Newt Key has begun moving to his farm in the Eldridge Cove community.

Clarence Dillion is moving to the farm he rented.

Rev. Coward, a retired minister, whose home is now in Fla. was here Sunday to meet old associates, friends, and relatives. He gave a short lecture that was very interesting.

E. Garrett was in Livingston, last week on business.

Lonnie Tudor and Bill Bilbrey were at Boon one day last week on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Hassel Taylor are helping J.S. Young with his harvest work this week. Mr. Young is away in Morgan County holding a series of revival meetings.

Clint Barlow is moving to Dry Valley. We are sorry to give a good citizen like him up.

A wedding of wide interest was that of Homer Reeder and Miss Ela Gunnel, which occurred at the home of Lafayette Gunnels, father of the bride, at Allons, on Tuesday, October 15th, with Rev. Porter F. Taylor officiating. Only a few close relatives and friends attended.

The bride is a recent graduate of the Allons High School and is quite poplar. The bridegroom is a highly respected farmer of the Oakley community and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Reeder.


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