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Archives 10-19-2010

ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Mrs. Edmond Parrott of Midway had with her over the weekend her children, Evelyn, a student at T.P.I., Harold of Columbia, Clay of Sparta, and Gene of Knoxville.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Parris of Ypsilanti, Michigan became the parents of a ten pound four ounce boy on January 19. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Parris and Mrs. Ray Vaughn of Midway. Mrs. Vaughn is with the children.
Mrs. Howard Glascock has undergone surgery for goiter at a Nashville hospital.
Cpl. Avon J. Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Eulis Carter and daughter, Naomi, and Shirley Carmack visited Fort Campbell, Kentucky Friday. They also visited Mr. Carter’s sister, Mrs. Pearl Hunter, in Nashville.
Robbie Maynord is home after 38 months in the Army.
Deion Smith is home on leave a few days with his mother, Mrs. Mary Smith.
Charlene Fletcher and Ben Savage, Betty Fletcher and Donald Staggs had a double wedding Saturday, January 28.
Louis Smith visited in Florida last week.
Mrs. Ermine Cravens of Muncie, Indiana, formerly of Byrdstown, suffered a paralytic stroke Thursday. Her condition is better.
Mr. and Mrs. Taskell Rich and children, Roger and Susan, spent the weekend visiting Mr. and Mrs. Everett Mitchell of Frankfort, Kentucky.
Mrs. Robert H. Roberts and children, Cheri and Scotty, visited Mr. Roberts in Nashville on Thursday. On their way home, they spent the night with Mrs. Roberts mother, Mrs. Vesta Huddleston.
Mrs. T.M. Oakley of Livingston visited her daughter, Mrs. Homer E. Smith, on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hill and children, Norma Ann and James, visited friends and relatives in Byrdstown over the weekend.
Etta Rich recently visited her aunt, Mrs. T.B. Huddleston, in Livingston.
Martha Holt has returned to Portsmouth, Ohio where she is employed.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby H. Mullins were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Craig in Nashville.
Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Stephens and family spent last week in Indiana and other states.
Freddie Chilton and Joyce Reese from Ohio are visiting relatives in Timothy.
Peck and Mizzie Bilbrey have a new T.V.
Mrs. John Chilton, who has been confined to her bed for some time, is slowly improving.
Mrs. Nova Glasscock, who has been seriously ill, is better.
Sam Keen’s barn burned last week. One pair of mules, a cow, a calf, and two hogs were burned.
Dan Buck and Donald George of Indiana spent the weekend with homefolks.
Mrs. Millard Gray is in the Lady Ann Hospital where she underwent surgery.
Lyle Davis spent last week with his grandmother in Cookeville.
“A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.” Fats Domino.


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

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