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80 Years Ago


ABrief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Sammy D. Key and Frazier Jones were in Nashville Saturday.
Rebecca Smith from Rickman spent Sunday night with Phyllis Hargis.
Mrs. Robert Holt visited her husband, who is in Oak Ridge Hospital with pneumonia.
Crawford School and community had a pie supper Saturday night to raise money for the March of Dimes. They raised $75. Everyone had a nice time.
Frank Copeland of Twinton visited Norman and Ruth Ann Copeland Monday night.
Priscilla Allred spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Allred. Priscilla is attending Baxter Seminary.
Coyle Copeland is in Oneida on business.
Mrs. Margaret Ledbetter of Monterey spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Edd Ledbetter.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bowell and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Allred visited Mrs. Paul Bullock on Sunday.
Edd Ledbetter, who has been in a Knoxville hospital, is home improving nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Williams of Sparta were visited by Mr. and Mrs. Sammie D. Key on Sunday.
Lawrence Ledbetter left for Cincinnati, Ohio on Saturday.
Clayton Padgett is employed in Crawford.
Mrs. Roy J. Smith, Mrs. C.C. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Lillard Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kerns, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Prather and Baxter Smith attended the Larger Parrish at the Love Lady Church Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. W.C. Officer and Mrs. Gertrude Bussell visited Mr. and Mrs. M.D. Miller in Nashville on Friday. Mrs. Officer is now enroute to visit her sister, Mrs. Kate Officer Hammond, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Reba Culberson of Nashville visited her parents in Livingston this weekend.
Mrs. Fannie Ledbetter is ill at her home on East Main Street.
Sammy Brooks is home for a visit.
Mrs. Nell Williams and son, Danny, have moved from their home on East Main Street to the home of Zachary Goodpasture.
Mr. and Mrs. Chapman McCormick had as their dinner guests Wednesday night, Mayver Moore, Geneva Bohannon, Cleo Sayre, Mrs. Marvin McCormick, Rose McCormick and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Poindexter.
Mrs. Settle Hill, who has been ill, is able to be out again.
Gay Copeland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Copeland, is seriously ill in the St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Mrs. Emmitt Conaster served a birthday dinner Sunday in honor of her husband and granddaughter, Janie Guthrie. Those attending were Mr. and Mrs. Luther Shepard and Beth of Burkesville, Kentucky; Mr. and Mrs. Damon Ray and Rebecca; Mr. and Mrs. Morris Guthrie and children; Donald Conaster of Livingston. Mr. Conaster and Janie received many useful gifts.
“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” Thomas Paine.

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

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