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Archives 07-28-2010

1956 In Overton And Pickett Counties

Mrs. Edward Taylor of Livingston was honored with a pink and blue shower Friday night, February 10, at the home of Mrs. Lowell Stephens with Mrs. Johnie Webb as co-hostess. Guests: Fern Mitchell, Mrs. Houston Holman, Mrs. John H. Smith, Mary Jane Hawkins, Mrs. Lillard Stephens, Mrs. Thomas Kerns, Mrs. Ralph Prater, Mrs. W.A. Bussell, Mrs. Roy J. Smith, Mrs. C.C. Taylor. Delicious refreshments were served. Lovely and useful gifts were displayed.
 
Livingston Cub Pack Members announced by Cubmaster E.B. Gray Jr.: Steve Copeland, Tony Maxey Ketchersid, Curtis Odell Long Jr., Kenneth (Chipper) Stephens, Max Puckett, Jerry Dale Moore, Dickey Mitchell, Joe Edmond Looper, Michael Louis Ledbetter, Clark Howard, Dwight Hammock, Mickey Franklin, Larry Edward Eldridge, Terry Ray Crabtree, Harvey Bilbrey, Bobbie Bilbrey, Paul Allen, Allan Terry, Robert T. West, David Edwin Webb, Terry Lee Twyman, Jimmy Carlock, Charles Neal Eley, Lou Carroll Gray, Verlin Hyder Jr., Gary Patton Ledbetter, Michael Matheney, Bill Needham, Pat Swallows, Russell Warden, David Winningham. Den mothers and assistants: Mrs. Raleigh Needham, Mrs. Paul Terry, Mrs. Braxton Matheny, Mrs. E.B. Gray Jr., Mrs. Gradis Winningham, Mrs. Charles Eley, Mrs. Kenneth Stephens, Mrs. Fred Webb, Mrs. Elmo Swallows.
 
Around 25 farmers in Pickett County will plant 77,000 trees this spring.
 
Mrs. H.E. Amonett fell a few days ago and hurt her ankle.
 
Judy Buck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buck, has been sick a few days.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Carbin Maynard and family were supper guests of Benton Smith Sunday night.
 
Gradis Speck, Senior guard for Livingston Wildcats, caught a 6 pound, 7 ounce largemouth at Willow Grove. “This is the biggest fish I ever caught,” Gradis said.
 
Mrs. Dora Sells of Byrdstown Rt. 1 is visiting her son Cosby Sells in Crossville.
 
Mrs. Alva Roberts and son visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Reagan Saturday.
 
Mrs. Mary Wilborn is reported ill.
 
TROUT SEASON (Brook, Rainbow, Brown) 6 A.M. March 15 to September 30.
 
Mr. and Mrs. John Bilbrey and children visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harris Ringley.
 
Attending the birthday super of Robert Winton Saturday night: Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Miller. Mrs. Ura Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Arney and boys.
 
Faye Sells returned from Florida, where she attended the funeral of Charles David Koger, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Koger.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jordon of Nashville spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Quitman Evans.
 
Mrs. Settie Hill is ill at her home.
 
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent, we may be led like sheep to the slaughter. ---- George Washington.

(Readers are welcome to email columnist at northcountylines@gmail.com)

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