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Archives 09-01-2010

ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Mrs. Wallace Allred, Donnie, Mrs. J.D. Speck, Jimmie Lee, and Mrs. Lonnie Turner attended the birthday celebration Sunday of their grandfather Mr. D.R. Todd of Roslin. He is 86 years old, has 9 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, 88 great-great-grandchildren. About 130 relatives and friends called during the day. A bountiful day was enjoyed by all. He received many nice and useful gifts.
BODY REPAIR and painting done in a hurry. New and used parts. Bilbrey Body Shop and Auto Parts, 604 West Main Street. Twenty-four hour wrecker service. Phone: Day, 133; Night, 196W4.
Mr. and Mrs. Flem Garrett of Pickett County are proud parents of a girl born March 1.
Mrs. Lloyd H. Sells is in Florida this weekend.
: The Loyd Lee home on East Main Street. Practically new seven room residence, all modern, radiant heat, full sized basement. Call or write Byrd Dillon, Livingston, Tennessee.
The Senior Class of Livingston Academy will present a three-act comedy “Peter Beware” by Wilson Ellis Jones, at 9 p.m. in the Livingston Academy Auditorium. Characters: Eunice Rogers: Sue Coffman; Archie Rogers: Ross Averitt; Tim Weatherly; James White; Flo: Norita Copeland; Peter Barrett: Joe Howard Allen; Sam Disney: Billy Nolen; Miss Jones: Dorothy Ferrill; Clara Witt: Sue Ann Copeland; Evelyn Bronson: Shelby Smith; Jane Monsell: Janie Talley; Owen Williams: Jerry Wisner; Millinda Holland; Ruth Ann Eubank. Advance tickets: 25 and 50 cents.
Let us recap your tires. Our recaps give you new tire mileage at one-half cost. Fully guaranteed. DOAK TIRE CO. Phone: 257R. Main Street.
Mrs. Tom Brannon has been sick, but is some better.
New TV Soaps: As the World Turns, The Edge of Night.
Elvis, but not his hips, appears on Ed Sullivan Show.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gore are the proud parents of a nine-pound boy.
A large crowd attended the singing at Okolona Sunday night.
Cleta Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Jones, is still on the sick list.
Chet Huntley, David Brinkley begin professional news reporting on US television.
Lynda Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Mitchell, was injured playing ball, but is doing fine.
Mrs. Susie Howard remains ill at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Charlie Gore.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Boatman visited Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Stockton Sunday.
Mrs. Amanda England and Mrs. Alice Qualls attended the shower of Mrs. Deloy England at Oak Hill last Saturday.
New Spring Dresses, Toppers and Suits: PUCKETT & WEBB, Byrdstown.
“This uniform ain’t for sale,” Alvin C. York on demands for commercial endorsements.

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

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