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School fund in Overton County boosted $33,164

State Report Gives Data On Distribution of Funds This Year Over Last
According to a recent report of the State Department of Education Overton county will receive an estimated amount of $33,164 more in school funds for the distribution in the school year 1937-38 than was received by the county in the year 1936-37.

The report shows that Overton county received this amount of $51,290.22 in actual cash distributed in 1936-37 against the estimated amount of $67,754.22 in 1937-38.

The report is as follows:
Actual amount distributed in 1936-37
Elementary per capita, $19,847.44; extra elementary per capita, (distribution of balance carried forward July 1, 1936), $522.29; elementary equaling $26,190.80; high schools per capita $2,962.00; high school equalization, $1,000.00; supplement to salary of county superintendent, $777.60; book tax, $1,634.09; vocational education, $2,405.00; and misc. $158.00; total $54,590.22.

Estimated Amount to be Distributed in 1937-38
Elementary per capita, $32,070.00; elementary equalizing, $13,600.00, high school per capita, $3,414.22; high school equalization, $1,000.00; transportation, $700.00; libraries, $1,000.00, supplement to salary of county superintendent, $1,000.00 and vocational education, $4,949.00; total $37,754.22

~ Local Happenings ~
Ras Wilburn, a brother of Emitt Wilburn of Livingston died at his home in Albany, Ky., last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Amon Norris of Nashville are visiting Mrs. Norris’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Coleman at Taylor’s Cross Roads.

John Polson and Forest Ridwell of Crossville were in Livingston Sunday.

Jo Murphy is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Turney Clark and family at Oakley.
Mr. and Mrs.. Albert Averitt and baby spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Crabtree at Alpine.

Mr. and Mrs. Raleigh Needham, Mr. and Mrs. Ray peck and Mr. and Mrs. Mayford Boles enjoyed a picnic at Mill Creek Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Haskell Carry of Alpine were guests of relatives in Livingston over the week-end.

Mrs. Robert Mitchell and children, Betty, Fern, Bobbie and Marion are visiting her mother in Kentucky.

Miss Mildred Barnes has returned to her home in Kentucky.

Miss Mildred Matthews of Bethlehem visited Mrs. Home Smith last week.

Jess Amonette was in Nashville on business over the week-end.

Mrs. W. M. Breeding is attending the graduation of her grand daughter, Miss Joyce Kelly at Bridgeport, Ala., this week.

Mrs. Dee Rowe of Grider, Ky., and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hume, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Denny and son, Gayl of Santa Palo, Calif., were guests last week of Mrs. Rowe’s brother, Willie Needham and, Mrs. Needham.

Luther Myers and Yelton Maynard visited in Kentucky over the week-end.

Mrs. G. C. McDonald has returned home from Tracy City, where she has been for the past two weeks.

Miss Annetta Freeman spent last week in Crossville.

Miss Ina Ledbetter, who underwent an operation at the Protestant hospital has returned home.

Lloyd Norris was in Nashville Monday.

Mrs. R. J. Long was carried to a Nashville hospital Saturday for medical treatment.

Dillis Benson was at Algood Monday.

Miss Ruth Lee Mitchell was in Nashville, Tuesday.

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