10 Years Ago - 2009
The Chunnenuggee Garden Club met at the Pugh cabin in Simsville on Thursday, November 12. Eleanor Summerhill and Saide Pugh were co-hostesses. Mrs. Pugh presented an informative program on “Bees” using visual aids to show how incredibly important bees are to the survival of our natural world.
The Green Thumb Garden Club held its November meeting at the lovely home of Linda Montgomery. Members followed the red brick path, beautifully planted with various herbs and flowers, around to the side patio. After President Varner called the meeting to order and the members answered roll call. Sandra Smith introduced one of Union Springs’ most talented flower arrangers, Dean Waters.
Owen Law, 5 years old, killed his first deer.
25 Years Ago - 1994
Quality Cooperative, Inc. has opened a feed store at Mitchell.
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Cope of Germantown, Tennessee announce the birth of a 7 lb. 1 oz. girl on November 11, 1994. Her name is Bailey Elise. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cope of Inverness, Alabama.
W. C. Swanson has completed 60 years of service cutting hair located at S. Prairie Street.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Judge of Probate Fred Main announced today that all of the county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving, thus allowing the employees a four-day holiday. Anyone having business to transact at the courthouse are reminded to note the above announcement. Business will be resumed as usual on Monday.
Friends of Cadet William C. (Bill) Cook will be interested in hearing that he was listed on the Dean’s List at Marion Institute for the quarter.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Nabors and James are spending the Thanksgiving Holidays with Mrs. T. W. Adams and family of Midway.
Crisp green cabbage .9c a pound at Red & White Food Store.