10 Years Ago -2010
One hundred motorcycles roared into Union Springs on Saturday for the Christmas In July Toy Run organized by Judge Theresa Daniel. The riders came from Montgomery, Opelika, and Dothan.
Neal May has joined the Union Springs Herald staff in writing the “Years Gone By” column.
Opening night for The Widow’s Best Friend is two weeks.
25 Years Ago - 1995
We hear a lot of people are using the walking track at Pugh Field. Have you tried it? The track was recently lined with asphalt to give a smooth surface for walkers or joggers.
We recently met the two new coaches at BMS. They are Lance Bailey and Nick Wooten. Welcome to our city.
City Councilman Brian Agnew told the council Monday night that he and his wife have a new baby boy at their home. This makes four boys for the Agnews.
Caroline (Chancey) Mullenholz of Poolesville, MD and 10-month-old daughter, Carrie, are home visiting Carolines’s mother, Frances, for a few weeks.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Little Miss Marsh Summerhill was the honoree of a delightful party given by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Summerhill on Thursday afternoon. The occasion was her fourth birthday. Twenty-one little guests enjoyed playing games in the backyard of the Summerhill home, which had been decorated with gaily colored balloons for the party.
The home of Mrs. Fred Chapell was the setting for a lovely affair on Saturday when she entertained at a luncheon honoring Mrs. Clifford Evans, a recent bride.
The population of Union Springs is now 4,284, according to an unofficial 1970 census report This is an increase of 580.
75 Years Ago - 1945
A delightful meeting of the Wednesday Morning Club was held at the lovely home of Mrs. F. W. Rainer.
New officers were installed at the Lions Club regular meeting on Wednesday night. R. W. Lawrence who so ably served as president over the past year passed the reins over to C. B. Williams for the coming year.
Miss Bootie Williams is expecting Miss Ann Vann of Birmingham and Miss Mary Ella Bemis of Cornell, Illinois to arrive Friday for a visit with her at the home in Thompson.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Chancey and family and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Currington left Sunday for Daytona Beach, Florida. The Chancey family will remain for a month.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Mr. H. J. Rosenstihl spent Sunday in Montgomery.
Mr. Geo. F. Pope, of Smuteye, was in Union Springs Monday.
There will be a ten days class in Sacred Harp Singing conducted at Liberty Church from the 3rd through the 13th of August. The class will be taught by J. H. Cole and everybody is invited to attend and bring a full basket. The class will end on August 13th with an all-day singing.
MILK- Have good, rich Hersey milk for sale, delivered anywhere in the city each day. J. L. Thomas, phone 208-3R.