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Archives 05-10-2011

A Brief Review of 1956 in Overton and Pickett Counties

Everybody at the Overton County Home is enjoying good health. Little Donald Davis had a birthday party at the Home Saturday night. Lots of friends and playmates were present and everybody had a good time. Mrs. Gladys England and daughters, Louisa and Neida, spent the weekend with friends at the Home. Cornie Davis, Caretaker.

OPENING MARCH 9, serving those delicious MALTS, SHAKES, SUNDAES, CONES. Quarts and pints to take home. LIVINGSTON DAIRY QUEEN, under same management. COME OUT and GET ACQUAINTED. Carl Bean. Open 11 A.M. to 11 P.M. daily. Mickey Heady visited his great uncle Artis Oakley Saturday. Mrs. Martie McCormick and children visited Mrs. Roy Walker and Dollie Sunday. Terry Walker and Robert T. Bilbrey were the Sunday dinner guests of Artis Oakley and Bill Pittman.

Grand Opening and 16th Anniversary E.B. Gray Jr., Jeweler, SATURDAY, MARCH 17. Visit and win one of the ten prizes given away, DRAWING 5:00 O’CLOCK. You do not have to be present to win. Diamond Ring. Wyler Watch - $39.95. Earrings. Cuff Link and Tie Set. Shaeaffer Pen. Hand Bag. Billfold. Parker Jotter. Alarm Clock, Lux. Cigarette Lighter. DOOR PRIZES.

Jeanette Smith was a member of the Tennessee Tech Debate Team, which attended the Magnolia State College for women in Columbus, Mississippi March 1, 2 and 3.

Print, standard quality, standard brand, 4 YARDS: $1.00. New Spring Shirt blouses 89 cents. TAYLOR & HOLMAN, Livingston, Tennessee. 55 Early Spring Dresses to Close out at $2.98, sizes 9 to 20 and some half sizes.

CMP DRUG STORE, Byrdstown, Tennessee.

When visiting the sick in hospitals: Visit only during visiting hours. The patients are there for rest and treatment. Let’s give them a chance to get it. Robert Spain, Livingston.

C. Ward Brown for Insurance. Phone 132 - Livingston.

RED CROSS 75 years plus on the job.

Pickett County Real Estate Transfers: F.A. Sells, Glen Sells and Raymond Dyer to True Temple Construction Corporation, 400 acres of timber in the 3rd District. Ronald A. Upchurch and wife to Kermit Garrett, 100 acres in the 5th District. Etta Ford to James E. Ford two acres in the 1st District. Knoxie Pembleton and others to State of Tennessee and Pickett County, right of way in the 2nd district. J.J. Robbins, Register.

FREE FOR YOUR OLD WASHER WHEN YOU BUY A NEW DEXTER WASHER: 21-Piece ELECTRIC WASHER SET, $19.95 VALUE. Get this DEXTER BLUE STREAK WASHER. Miniature Washer Set: $19.95. Double Rinse Tubs: $25.95. Allowance for Old Washer: $30.00. Total: $75.90. BUSH’S RADIO SHOP, South Church Street, Livingston, Tenn.

“Mediocrity finds safety in standardization.”
Frederic Crane

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

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