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Archives 10-05-2010

ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Mrs. Gidelo Hassler and daughter, Patty Lou, are visiting Mrs. Minnie Hassler and other relatives in Pickett County.
Mrs. Hubert Elder was hostess to a surprise birthday dinner Tuesday evening for her mother, Mrs. Ernest Mullins, Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mullins, Mrs. Blaine Booker, son, Ralph, Mrs. C.B. Parrish, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Mullins and daughter Janet Ray.
Elaine Booker is in the Veteran’s hospital in Nashville.
Mrs. Homer E. Smith and daughter, Jane, visited Mrs. Winsted Robbins of Faix and Mrs. Ward Copeland of Carthage, who has spent the past six weeks with her parents while her husband attended the University of Tennessee.
Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Gibson of Albany, Ky. were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Taskel Rich Friday.
Mrs. Ada Stroad is ill.
Hoy Clark and family visited their son, Lenzie Clark of Livingston.
GARDEN SEED, best in quality, biggest in quantity: OVERTON FARMER’S CO-OP.
Mr. and Mrs. Odell Young visited his sister, Mrs. Avon Carter, at the home of Eulis Carter.
Avon Carter has returned to Berlin, Germany, where he will be stationed for a while.
Johnnie Carter and daughters, Naomi, Sue, and Mrs. Avon Carter, visited Mrs. Zula Greenwood Sunday.
Make a date to get that dent repaired at Copeland’s Body Shop. East Main Street, Livingston, Tennessee.
Mrs. Kenneth Bilbrey is visiting relatives at Crossville.
Mrs. Nona Glasscock isn’t improving much.
Duncan Reese is ill.
Johnnie Carter visited Mrs. Ada Stroad Sunday.
Mrs. O.V. Garrett has returned from Ohio, where she spent a few days with relatives. She was accompanied home by her son-in-law Buford Nivens and family.
Mrs. Spud Ledbetter and children visited Virgil Bilbrey Sunday.
SKYLINE DRIVE-IN THEATRE, Friday only, Cash Jackpot: $85. “RUNNING WILD” starring William Campbell and Mamie Van Doren. Newsreel added. Color cartoon.
Owen C. Carter has returned to Indiana.
School is doing fine at Timothy with Ned Robbins serving as principal and Isabelle Garret as teacher.
Mrs. Rosa Thompson, who has been in Nashville for medical treatment, spent the weekend with her family. She returned to Nashville Monday.
Mrs. Lizzie Eldridge is on the sick list.
Topmost Parti-Prints, with its beautiful Dri-Smooth finish, guaranteed by “Good Housekeeping”, on sale for 79 cents a yard at BAUGH’S DEPARTMENT STORE.
Mr. and Mrs. Catwell Bilbrey of Celina visited his mother, Mrs. Susie Bilbrey, during the weekend.
Durell Smith of Indianapolis, Ind., spent the weekend with his parents in Livingston.
Mrs. Edith Bilbrey, daughter Kaye, Mrs. Sue Copeland, son, Ricky, and Mrs. Gladys Triplett were in Nashville Wednesday.
Mrs. Irene Smith spent last week with her mother in Lebanon.
Mrs. John Chilton is slowly improving.
Charlie Gore has moved into his new house.
“I will not take ‘but’ as an answer.” Langston Hughes.


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

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