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Archives 08-11-2010
1956 In Overton And Pickett Counties
Heirport, February 10: Arrived: A boy to Mrs. Betty Ray, Allons. Discharged: Mrs. Leola Sells, Byrdstown; Edith Ann Brooks, Livingston; Ebb Wright, Livingston Route 4; Edith Qualls, Livingston Route 1; J.O. Poston, Allred; Ann Beaty, Livingston Route 3.
PUCKETT APPLIANCE & PRE-SEASON SALE: Fedders Deluxe 1 Ton Air Conditioner $249.95, 5-Year Warranty.
George Lee, 65, passed away Saturday morning, February 11, at his home in Bradenton, Fla. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 17, at Byrdstown with burial there. A long-time resident of Overton County, Mr. Lee resided in Florida some 30 years. His only living sister is Lizzie Lee of Livingston. Mr. Lee practiced law in Livingston and was County Superintendent of Schools.
Zenith Multi-Transistor 50-X Hearing Aid $50, Lansden-Coward Drug. Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stonecipher and daughter visited relatives this weekend.
Used and Retread Tires All Sizes from 600-16 to 825-20, 10 Ply: WINNINGHAM’S PLACE TIRE COMPANY.
Recent rains raised Dale Hollow Lake from a record low to almost normal depth. With rains came reports of fine catches around Willow Grove and Mitchell Creek. Jim Cicolino at Willow Creek Dock reports Buster Winton caught three bass in the six-pound class and six others almost as large. Winton used his polar bear hair lure. He also landed a 10 ½ pound walleye. George Brown of Allons and Hubert Patterson of Livingston weighed in their Mitchell Creek 45-pound catch. One largemouth weighed 10 pounds. Both used spinning rigs.
Independence School patrol boys are vacationing from a job well done. For one week they will be replaced by girls: Ruby Dean Taylor, Jo Ann Dial, Janie Kennedy, Jaunita Bilbrey, Winnie Ann Conner, Betty Lou Dennis, Anna Sue Carter.
Paul Booker, Charles Jolly and Jimmy Lee Amonett of T.P.I. spent the weekend with their parents in Byrdstown.
Gib Ford moved from Odell Sells’ home over to Everett Haskell’s farm.
Margaret Clark is on the sick list.
Standing Stone Farm, Livingston Tennessee, Registered Aberdeen Angus, Dr. John R. Billings, C.L. Billings, Mgr.
Lady Ann Admitted Register February 4:  Wayne Howard Ramsey, Livingston; Mrs. Auda Walker, Livingston Route 3; Floyd Moles, Byrdstown; Mrs. Fannie Nevins, Rickman; Mrs. Lois Sidwell, Allons; Hardy Keisling, Livingston Route 5.
Mr. Arthur and family were dinner guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samps Amonett.
Mrs. Mars Daily and Mrs. Benton Smith of Livingston are enroute to Jamestown.
Mrs. Tom Amonett is recovering from her trip to the dentist.
Dalton Reagan bought land from John Holt and is building a home on it. The community of Byrdstown Route 1 welcomes him.

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

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