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Archives 04-19-2011

A Brief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Discharged from Heirport: Mrs. Nell Dean Dailey, Timothy; Catherine Johnson, Livingston; Mrs. Lois Sidwell, Allons; Hardy Keisling, Livingston, Route 5; James Means, Rickman; Bell Cross, Byrdstown; Mrs. Maude Mitchell, Livingston, Route 3; Wayne Howard Ramsey, Livingston; Floyd Moles, Byrdstown; Robert Crisp, Jamestown; Mrs. Ruth Cooper, Livingston, Route 4; Ramsey Masters, Livingston, Route 3; Mrs. Auda Walker, Livingston; Mrs. Ada Bennett, Algood; Mrs. Gladys Franklin, Livingston.
 
WILL YOU NEED A PUMP DURING THE COMING SUMMER? DAYTON DELCO PUMPS, Shallow, Deep. S.B. Smith, On the Square, Livingston.
 
Wanted Dogwood Timber. Howell & Sells, located by the new Sinclair Station, Livingston. Will start buying Friday, February 24.
 
Attention Tire Buyers Please: I have just received a truck load of good used and retread tires all sizes 600-16 up to 825-20. Come and see. WINNINGHAM’S PLACE TIRE COMPANY.
 
ZENITH Multi-Transistor 50-X HEARING AID: $50. Lansden-Coward Drug Company.
 
At its regular meeting March 5 the Board of Aldermen of the town of Livingston voted the Clerk and Master to issue subpoenas against all delinquent taxpayers of the Town. It was reported at the meeting work has started on the disposal plant for the sewer system which is being installed. This move comes after the working out of a mutually satisfactory plan with Byrd Bohannon for the use of a portion of his property. Other business included the approval of a ten-year franchise to the Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation to operate in the Town of Livingston. Also included in the meeting was a discussion of additional steps needed in clearing up the traffic problem of the Town.
 
Twenty-eight misdemeanor cases and six felonies were disposed of during a four-day session of Clay County Criminal Court, Judge John A. Mitchell presiding.
 
Trooper Earnest Bennett of the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be around to each school and business to collect for the Crippled Children’s Fund, starting Monday, March 12.
 
Local businessman Dwain Peterman has announced his candidacy for the office of Mayor of Livingston. Born and raised in Overton County, Mr. Peterman received his education in the public school system of the county. He served in the U.S. Navy from December, 1941-November, 1945. He attended T.P.I. and has eight years of experience in business in Livingston.
 
SHOP WITH US, NEW SPRING DRESSES, TOPPERS and SUITS, NEW LINE of CHILDREN’S DRESSERS, BE SURE TO SEE THESE. PUCKET & WEBB, BYRDSTOWN.
 
“Death is no more than passing from one room into another.” Helen Keller.

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

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