10 Years Ago - 2009
District Attorney Ben C. Reeves, Jr., is pleased to announce that Orvie Locklar will be returning to the District Attorney’s Office as an investigator for Bullock County.
The October meeting of the Green Thumb Garden Club was held October 20, 2009, in the lovely home of Pam Salter.
25 Years Ago - 1994
Mr. James V. Poe, Sr., a resident of 231 Tye Ave., died Sunday, Nov. 6, 1994 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tuskegee following an extended illness.
Cong. Terry Everett visited the city last Friday and viewed the Bullock County High School parade from the courthouse steps.
Unofficially John Will Waters was elected Probated Judge Tuesday by narrowly defeating Judge Rufus Huffman. Unofficial returns showed Waters won my 26 votes. John “Pete” Trussell won big over Henry C. Davis for the office of Chairman of the County Commission. Unofficial returns showed Trussell won by about 1000 votes.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Mrs. Ann Powell was named Favorite Teacher of the Year. Each year at Homecoming time classes pick their favorite teacher, and one of them is named Favorite Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Powell was the favorite teacher of the Senior Class. She was presented with a dozen red roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Reynolds announce the engagement of their daughter, Annamary, to John Jeferson Seymour, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Jefferson Seymour. The wedding will be December 28, in St. Pius X Catholic Church in Union Springs.
Attend Church Services
Football Contest sponsored by: American National Bank, Union Springs Motor Co., First National Bank, Bullock County Insurance and Real Estate Agency, Southern Building Material, Union Springs Pharmacy, Dixie Tire Service, Builders Supply Company, May’s Gulf Service, Western Auto Store, Carroll-Bozeman Motor Company, McGregor Printing Corp.
75 Years Ago - 1944
Mrs. Charles Houser (Sue Cade) and Miss Louise Shaw and Mr. John Cade joined friends in Montgomery Sunday afternoon to attend the Alabama state Horse Show.
In cooperation with officers of the State A. B. C. Board, the City Police Force made 18 arrests over the week-end of persons charged with the illegal sale of liquor. Total fines in mayor’s court netted the city $700.00.
Wanted Pecans: Price for this week - Stuarts 27c, Seedlings 18c, other varieties 22c to 26c. Pecans must be of good quality. Bell Brothers in front of picture show.