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News from over the Community

Dr. M. K. Denny is reportedly ill at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

Mr. and Mrs. William Payne, of Wassau, Wisconsin, are guests at the home of her niece, Mrs. Jon L. Blume, and Mr. Blume on Cumberland Circle.


Ligon's Flower Shop will soon become a member of the Florists Telegraphic Delivery organization.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Buttrey are now making their home on Beck's Avenue in Old Hickory.

Mrs. Maude Johnson, mother of Joe Johnson, is suffering a fractured wrist from a fall down the basement stairs recently.

Mrs. Gordon Pierce and son, David, flew to Louisville Friday to spend the day. (David sat "up front" with the pilot, his dad.)

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Harvey on Lebanon Road, who have a baby boy, born Wednesday of last week in Florence, Alabama.

Arthur Bowen, Jack Walding and Jimmy Baker, all of Donelson, joined a group of 35 Southern Woodenware salesmen in a fishing trip to Pickwick Dam friday through Sunday.

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brady on the arrival of a son, born Monday morning at Norwood Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He has been named William Mark. Mrs. Brady (Inell) is a sister to Mrs. Gordon Pierce on Cumberland Circle.

Pleasant Grove

Thomas Carver, Correspondent

  • The community was grieved to hear of the deaths of Mrs. Alma Carver Pride and Gilliam Baker.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Chester Gleaves and family, and Betty Jo Hayes spent Sunday afternoon visiting at the Andrew Jackson Home.

Una News

Mrs. E. H. Duke,
Phone News to 6-3227

  • Mr. and Mrs. Everette Hickman Duke, Jr., and Hickman, III, Nancy Duke and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Castleman, spent Sunday afternoon together visiting the various Duke families.
  • Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Stumpf, who for the past two years have been living in the Duke Apartments, have purchased a beautiful home on Murfreesboro Road and expect to move at once.
  • Mrs. Loula May Smith entertained her guest, Mrs. T. F. Bright, of Belvediere, Illinois, with a "Lavender Tea" Sunday afternoon from 2 to 6 p.m. The house was decorated throughout with bowls of lilac and wisteria....
  • The Youth Fellowship group at Arlington recently entertained with a beautiful chicken dinner in the new building. Herschel Gower is President which assures success in that department.
  • Mrs. Bailey's Fifth Grade room has bought new song books. The room will play Mrs. Thompson's room Friday in a softball match game.
  • Ralph Vulcano, owner and manager of the Vulcano Pottery Establishment, took the Girl Scouts to the Hippodrome Skating Rink in his truck. Virtually all of the members of the Troop made the trip.

Brown's Creek

Mrs. R. C. Stewart, Correspondent
Call news to 5-0297

  • Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Adams, formerly of Pumping Station Road, have moved to their new home on Louise Drive in Woodbine.
  • Marylyn Amos has the mumps.
  • Wayne Adams is recovering from chicken pox and tonsilitis.


Mrs. W. R. Holman, correspondent

  • Well, Folks, the Lockmen at Lock 2 have had a sudden (and we are afraid, brief) splurge of energy. They are painting, cutting grass, screening and doing all sorts of spring work.
  • Lloyd Hickerson had an accident Sunday morning. While feeding the chickens his foot slipped and in trying to save himself from a fall he caught the wire fence. The result was a badly cut hand.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Miller Minton, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pruett, Robert Pruett and Miss Betty Owen spent the weekend fishing near Waverly. We hear they caught enough fish to make some of them sick. Why not bring a few home next time....
  • Everyone send in the news and watch the DIARY grow!

Central Pike

Mrs. Bennie Bright
Phone News to 58Y

  • Mr. and Mrs. Junior Ellis were bedtime guests Saturday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Bright.
  • We all sympathize with the family of Mrs. Alma Pride. She was a good woman and loved by everyone.
  • Some cases of whooping cough are reported in this area. We hope everyone soon gets well.
  • A large crowd attended the Sinor sale Saturday. A lot of items were sold and at high prices....


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