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80 Years Ago

Archives 12-12-2007

70 Years Ago

December 5, 1937
December 11, 1937

~ Monroe News ~

•    The first meeting of the Monroe Home Demonstration Club was held Thursday, October 28, in the home of Mrs. Mertie Sweat. The following officers were elected:
    Mrs. Elmo Williams, president; Mrs. J.P. Story, vice-president; and Miss Ottie Sweat, secretary.
    The fourth Thursday has been set forth for the regular meetings. The next meeting will be in the home of Mrs. Story.

•    The 4-H Club of Monroe met Thursday, October 28,  with thirteen members present. Officers elected were: Naomi Coleman, president; Dovie Lynn, vice-president, Vonda Little, secretary, and Vella Maynord, reporter.
    The fourth Thursday has been set for the regular meetings.

~ Rickman News ~

•    The “Week of Prayer” was observed in an all day meeting last Saturday at the home of Mrs. D.E. Bilbrey. The following program was given:
    Scripture reading, Psalm 131 - Miss Willie May Verble; Prayer - Rev. Paul Williams; Song - Sweet Hour of Prayer; Prayer - Mrs. Alex Smith; Talk “Our Comrades Along The Highroad” - Mrs. Ada Bennett; Talk “Comrades” - Mrs. Paul Williams; and Benediction - Mattie Sue Cooper.
    There were seventeen present at the meeting. At the noon hour a delicious dinner was served.

~ Okolona News ~
•    Cecil Stockton, who works at Nashville, spent last weekend here at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harve Stockton.

•    Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Ramsey attended the wedding of the Rev. Robert Hammons and Mrs. May Ray near Fish Pond Saturday.

•    Miss Sarah Ruth Bilbrey, who stays at Cookeville, spent last week-end at home here.

•    Hassell Taylor was in Livingston Saturday.

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