10 Years Ago - 2009

On Saturday, April 18th, the tourism Council of Bullock County teamed up with P.A.L.S. to participate in the 2009 Don’t Drop It On Alabama anti-litter campaign.

On April 30, the staff at Southern Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center honored a group of dedicated volunteers at their first annual Volunteers Luncheon.

25 Years Ago - 1994

The Medical Association of the State of Alabama recently concluded its 133rd Annual Session in Orange Beach where it recognized physicians who have served in the medical profession for 50 years. Dr. Orizaba Emfinger, who has practiced medicine in Union Springs for over 40 years, was named among the 50 Alabama physicians who have successfully served in the medical profession for half a century.

Jill Harden of Tallahassee, FL was seen having lunch at Hardees recently. She was in town visiting family and friends.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Mr. Brandon Graham, who died Thursday , April 28, 1994. Services were held by Rev. Tom Randall and burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

50 Years Ago - 1969

Friends are sympathizing with the W. D. Rutland family on the death of Mr. Rutland, a pioneer cattleman and businessman of Mitchell Station.

Mrs. Cary Bryan and her committee have been struggling with the interior decorations of the Baptist parsonage, choosing draperies, carpeting, etc., and Mr. James Shaw has been supervising the remodeling. If it is any consolation, the old house is beginning to look beautiful.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson returned home last Tuesday after visiting their daughter, Miss Janie Thompson, in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Magazine Club had its regular meeting on April 22 in the lovely country home of Mrs. Sam Forrer. The president, Mrs. W. H. Garner, led the club in reading the collect.

75 Years Ago - 1944

The United States Navy is richer for the coming of nine Bullock County boys, who left Monday for Birmingham, and will soon be “on their way” to some Naval Base.

Mr. and Mrs. Herron Rainer spent an enjoyable weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin Rainer, in Atlanta recently.

Miss Bootie Williams and Miss Peggy Armstrong spent this weekend in Abbeville.

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