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80 Years Ago

Archives 10-12-2010

ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Sue Ann Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Copeland, and A.B. Sells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Sells, were married in a simple ceremony on June 6 in Sayre, Oklahoma. The bride wore a white dress with a contrasting tangerine packet and white accessories. After a short honeymoon, the couple is residing at his home in Livingston.
Ray Wood, who has been attending barber school in Memphis, is home.
Kennith Dial of Nashville spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dial.
Mrs. Louis Lee and children, Jimmie and Janet, of Indiana are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Tucker Breeding.
The average summer temperature of Tennessee is 76 degrees. July is considered the warmest month. The average winter temperature is 40 degrees. “Tenn. Conservationist”.
Marylin Ruth Groce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Willis Groce of Byrdstown, became the bride Ronald Cross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Cross of the Mt. Union community, on June 9.
Mrs. Stoke Huddleston, age 87, is very ill with pneumonia.
Harvey Riley was taken to the Lady Ann Hospital last week.
Mrs. Randolph Garrett and children of Vandalia, Ohio are at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Holt. Mrs. Garrett is ill.
Mrs. Jesse H. Coe and daughter, Sandra, left Monday for Fort Worth, Texas to be with her daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Holt, who will undergo surgery in a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Sooledge Holt and baby of Manchester were visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Holt of the Blooming Community, over the weekend.
Mrs. Sarah Johnson of Illinois has been visiting her son, John L. Johnson, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Odell Sells of Muncie, Ind. were in town Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koger of Athens have been visiting their parents, Mrs. Ruby Koger of Chanute Community, and Mr. and Mrs. Turney Groce of Byrdstown, Route 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Sells, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Winningham and baby spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Harris Sells and baby of Muncie, Indiana.
SPECIAL RATE on GARBAGE COLLECTION in city limits of Livingston: 25 cents per week for garbage only. Garbage must be in containers which can be handled. This covers all household disposal other than trash or brush. Our services include the hauling of other things. But at an extra charge. These rates will be extended to our old customers if enough new ones sign up. M.P. CARR.
“I never said most of the things I said.” Yogi Berra.


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