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Archives 08-18-2010

A Brief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Overton County Home Notes: Columbus G. Brown died at the Home Saturday, February 11 at 11:30 a.m. after a long illness. All other residents of the Home are in fair health except for colds. Mr. and Mrs. James Zachary and son spent Saturday with the Davises and residents of the Home. Mrs. Reba Wolf and daughter, Carolyn, spent Monday night with friends in the Home. Finnis Hunter of Sparta visited the Home on Sunday. Mrs. Martha Crabtree of the Home is visiting her daughter in Hilham this week. Dalton Kates of Nashville spent the weekend with friends at the Home. Mr. Kates, who formerly resided at the Home, is now employed in Nashville doing factory work. Cornie Davis, Caretaker.
Mrs. Alva Roberts and son visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Reagan, one night last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Arvel Connor visited Mr. and Mrs. Carvel Maynard last week.
Edd Smith, who has been ill, is improving.
Kenneth Wilborn visited Robert Holman last Saturday.
Walter Madewell had an operation in Thayer Hospital in Nashville last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnie Webb were in Nashville Friday.
Mrs. Roy J. Smith and Mrs. W.A. Bussell visited Mrs. Byrd Allison in the General Hospital in Cookeville last week.
Mr. and Mrs. O.P. McDonald of West Fork were in Livingston shopping last week.
Mrs. Settie Hill is ill at her home.
Mrs. Ernest Looper of Albany, Ky. spent Friday with Mrs. Roy Looper.
Mrs. J.B. McDonald is recovering nicely after surgery. She is with her daughter at Monroe.
Charles M. Davis visited his mother in Moss over the weekend.
Mrs. Frank Sidwell Jr. and children of Albany, Ky. spent Friday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Speck.
Mrs. Como Franklin has been discharged from Lady Ann Hospital and is able to go back to work.
Jimmie Lee and Francis Carmack of Martin College were home this weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Lester, daughter, Carolyn Sue, of Jamestown, Mrs. A.H. Roberts Jr. and daughter, Caroline, of Donaldson, were guests of Mrs. and Mrs. Alta Keisling Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stonecipher and daughter visited relatives in Livingston this weekend.
Everett Hill is seriously ill in Lady Ann Hospital.
Lowell Stephens was in Nashville Saturday for medical treatment.
Wanted Dogwood Timber, Howell and Saylors, located by new Sinclair Station, Livingston.
Message from our Tennessee Highway Patrol: Too much speed on a wet highway can be fatal. Don’t let death take control of your steering wheel. Drive with care everywhere.
Time is a stream I go fishing in. Henry David Thoreau.

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