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Archives 03-04-2009

70 Years Ago
Alpine

The closing excercises of Alpine high school were carried out as planned except for the commencement address which was to have been delivered by ex-governor A. H. Roberts. He and his wife consented to substitute for him and gave the address to the delight of all present.

Among those attending the school closing were Mr. and Mrs. Badler of Jackson County, Bill Ledbetter, and Mrs. Nora Ledbetter of Allred, county superintenedent Stanley H. Carr, T. W. Carlock of Livingston, J. H. Miller of Lebanon and many others.

Mrs. Jim Thompson who has been ill is some better.

Mrs. Jack Myers visited Mrs. Elvin Harris last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Dadley Smith spent the night with Mr. Dillard Smith one day
last week.

Mrs. Jim Tayes who has been ill is some better.

Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Harris visited Bob Hooks Sunday.

Mrs. Sarah Myers was buried at the Myers graveyard Monday.

Miss Callie Myers spent the weekend at home.

Miss Ruth Smith and Miss Wonda Tayes who have been attending school at
Livingston are spending the week-end home with folks.

Mrs. Jack Myers and daughter, Marjorie spent last week-end with Mrs. Albert Roberts.

Mary Jane Nelson is visiting her brother, Brown Nelson.

Miss Hassle Harris visited her grandmother, near Maranda last week.

Earl Myers and Thurman Crawford attended the singing convention at Aaron’s Chapel Sunday.

Miss Marjorie Myers spent Sunday night with Miss Hassle Harris.

Highway Patrol Giving
Exams for Driver’s License

The state highway patrol will begin road inspection of Tennessee automobiles as an accident prevention measure, Chief Joe Boyd Williams said Monday. The automobile inspection, to be conducted by trained inspectors, is the second phase of the state’s effort to cut the tremendous traffic toll on Tennessee highways.

Later, Chief Williams said, auto inspection will become an integral part of the examination of motorists for driver’s licenses.
Chief Williams said that between 400 and 500 drivers licenses issued during the pre-examination period have been suspended for reckless and drunken driving.

 

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