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80 Years Ago

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70 Years Ago

February 22 - February 28, 1936
70 Years Ago In Overton County (from the files of the Overton County Library)

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J.C. Powell, poultry marketing specialist, of Knoxville, was here Tuesday on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Oakley have purchased the A.L. Lee property on Main Street.

Misses Oza French and Vallie Gilpatrick spent the week-end with Lucinda Brown.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Butler, of Celina, visited relatives here over the week-end.

Mrs. Joe Ledbetter, of Oak Grove, visited her parents at Freedonia last Saturday.

Miss Velma Smith visited relatives and friends at Willow Grove over the week-end.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spurrier, of Cookeville, visited Chas. Spurrier last Saturday night.

Walter Oakley, of Rickman, was here last Saturday to see his nephew who has pneumonia.

Mrs. Alex Smith is very sick at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jack Myers, at Windle.

There will be preaching at Upper Freedonia Sunday afternoon. Everybody is invited.

Mr. and Mrs. Faed Brown and son spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Brown.

Misses Callie Brown and Dexter Almonrode attended conference at Berry's Chapel Saturday.

Harris Davis, of Chattanooga, District Resettlement Supervisor, was here Tuesday on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Polson, of Mitchell Creek, are here visiting his parents this week.

Mrs. J.H. Sallee, of near Smithville, visited her mother, Mrs. Eula Davis, last Saturday.

Doak Fivash was in Nashville last Sunday.

Miss Willie Moredock is very ill with the flu.

Mrs. Hattie Roberts is in Nashville this week.

C.B. Arnold, who has been ill, is better.

Mrs. Alta Keisling is sick with the mumps.

Earnest Gore is on the sick list this week.

Harlan Lewis is confined to his room with the mumps.

Little Johnnie Dickerson is reported very sick.


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