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Archives 07-15-2009

70 Years Ago
Overton County students receive three medals at T.P.I.

Three of the twelve medals awarded at T.P.I. Monday were given to two Overton county students, Mattie Sue Cooper and Luriene Carr.

Miss Cooper received two of the awards, the History scholarship medal awarded by Jere Whitson Hardware Company, to the student making the highest grades in history and the old Walton Road D.A.R. medal, offered to the student of the graduating class, who has majored in history and has the highest grades in all the American history courses.

Miss Carr, a sophomore, received the Essayist medal presented by Dr. Z. L. Shipley, to the young woman writing the best essay on “Opportunities for Women in the Modern World.”

Odd Fellows to hold memorial services in lodge hall
The Odd Fellows of Livingston No. 302 and Overton Rebekah Lodge No. 98 will hold memorial services for all deceased members, in the lodge hall, Friday evening, June 3. All members and friends are invited.

Church of Christ

Bible classes at 10 o’clock. Preaching at 11 a.m. Evening service 7:30 p.m., and prayer meeting, Wednesday 7:30 p.m.

Alpine Parish news

9:45 Christ Church Sunday school.

11:00 – Morning worship of Christ Church. The Oak Grove gospel team with Messrs. Harrison and Eskew Ledbetter and Ray Brown will be in charge of the afternoon Sunday school services at 2 o’clock at Miller’s Chapel and Oak Dale.

6:45 p.m. – Christian endeavor at Alpine and Miller Chapel.

A cordial invitation is extended to all who can attend these services. The pastor and his family send greetings to all the people.

~ Local Happenings ~
•John Winningham is visiting his brother, W. H. Winningham.

•Frances Zackery of Clinton visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. B. Eubanks over the week-end.

•Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Taylor of Cookeville were in Livingston Sunday.

•Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Crawford of Lebanon visited his brother, Asa Crawford and wife Sunday.

•Crate Higgens was in Livingston over the week-end.

•Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Sallee of Smithville visited relatives here last week-end.

•Mrs. Claude Nelson of Crossville is visiting her sister, Mrs. Charlie Barnes at Fredonia.

•Mr. and Mrs. Bill Reagan of Washington, D.C., spent the week-end with his mother, Mrs. C. H. Reagan.

•Mrs. Maywood Copeland has returned to her home at Henard after a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Jim Spurrier in Atlanta, Ga.

•Stanley H. Carr was in Nashville Wednesday.

•Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wisdom have bought the Hankins apartment house in north Livingston.

•Mrs. Ras Vaughn has been on the sick list a week.

•Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Franklin attended the decoration at the Cope graveyard Sunday.

•Mr. and Mrs. John Poor attended the decoration at the Rick cemetery Sunday near Byrdstown.

•Marie Dalton is reported on the sick list.

•Mrs. Mary Thompson of Windle is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Dickerson.

•Mrs. J. A. Oakley attended the commencement exercises at the Protestant hospital in Nashville last Thursday and Friday.

•Miss Neta Tayes of Akron, O., spent the week-end with her parents at Windle.


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