10 Years Ago - 2010
The Bullock County Future Leaders Class IX: Yanine Franklin, Lovetta McCoy, Isha Hurts, Roychester Harris, Derion Allums, Braina Glaze and LaTabria Herrington.
24 students named high achievers at CSCS: Daniel Lampley, Joseph Adams, Alyssa Capps, Kelsey McLaney, Mahaley Renfroe, Kady Rumph, Jordan Wadsworth, Alyssa Anthony, Aspen Adams, Layton Adams, Kathryn Barker, Wesley Chapman, Colt Cochran, Ali Dawson, Haley Finalyson, Ali Hall, Fredrina Hatcher, Katie Moore, Jakobi Office, Clayton Pugh, Kirkland Pugh, Wade Roughton, Jordan Rump, Taylor Townzen.
The eighty-fourth Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast was held Monday at the First Baptist Church. Mayor John McGowan extended welcome to the attendees.
25 Years Ago - 1995
The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Jason Randall has been named a United States National Award winner in foreign language and science. This is a prestigious honor very few students can ever hope to attain. Jason is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Tom Randall.
Sympathy is extended to the family at the death of Mrs. Glennie Powell, a long time resident of our city, who died Friday, March 31.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Mrs. Smith’s kindergarten was honored to have SFC Waymon O. Roten tell the boys and girls about his year in Vietnam, near Saigon. He was dressed in formal uniform which entranced the children at first sight.
Pvt.-2 Lamon Mills of Union Springs, a member of the 158th Lt. Maint. Co. Alabama National Guard in Union Springs reported for six months active duty training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky on March 20, 1970.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Santee of Beloit, Ohio announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Diane Lynn to Barry James Culpepper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tomie Culpepper of Union Springs. Miss Santee is a graduate of West Branch High School of Beloit and is presently employed at First National Bank in Alliance, Ohio. Mr. Culpepper is a graduate of Bullock County High School and is a student at Auburn University.
75 Years Ago - 1945
Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Brabham, Joe and Johnnie Brabham spent Sunday in Montgomery.
Mrs. Ray Arrington and son, Billy, spent a few days last week with Mrs. A. W. Arrington.
In response to an SOS call from Mr. Livingston Paulk, owner of the Bonnie Plant Farm, a number of school boys are assisting with the work of getting the Spring plants ready for shipment. This work is being done in the afterschool hours.
Medical Cadet Sydney Cohn will leave Sunday for Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, La., after a short leave here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Cohn.
Mrs. C. C. Ritch was the gracious hostess on Easter Sunday to a number of relatives and friends. The guests enjoyed the morning spent in conversation. At noon a picnic lunch was spread, which was a lovely sight and enjoyed by all. After lunch was spent in parlor games in which Misses Louise, Sara and Juanita Shaw took an active part.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Back so painful woman couldn’t stand to wear her corset.
Miss Lell Rainer spent Monday in Montgomery.
Miss Wilda Blount has returned from a visit to her sister, Mrs. H. Gordon Kenna, at Columbia, S. C.
Mrs. M. K. Johnston was called home on last Saturday afternoon to her father's bedside who is quite ill.