10 Years Ago - 2008
The Last Night of Ballyhoo, the final production of the Red Door Theatre’s premiere season, opens next Friday evening with additional performances Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon. Appearing in the play are Leigh Moore, Janet Wilkerson, Jennifer Haberkorn, Lori Howard, Tyson Hall, Jason Morgan, Bill Nowell and is directed by Fiona MacLeod.
The Bullock County Chamber of Commerce has released information regarding its annual Christmas Parade. This year’s parade, themed “A Christmas Gift” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:00 a.m. in downtown Union Springs.
25 Years Ago - 1993
Al Arrington has been named to the 1993 Alabama Independent School Association All State Football team. Arrington, a senior at Bullock Memorial, caught 33 passes for 343 yards. He also ran the ball 68 times for 593 yards.
The American National Bank will exhibit a one woman art show by a local artist, Mrs. Patsy Pritchett. The exhibit is part of the American Bank’s program to encourage local artists and promote the arts in town.
50 Years Ago - 1968
I would like to thank Drs. Emfinger and Banton and the entire Bullock County Hospital Staff for their kind and efficient service and all who remembered me during my illness. Mrs. Ray Graham
The Twentieth Century Club met on Tuesday afternoon with Mrs A. H. Hembree, Jr. The home was most attractive with colorful arrangements of chrysanthemums and roses. The President, Mrs. W. O. Brabham, called the meeting to order and minutes were read and roll called. The program was a book review by Mrs. C. H. Franklin. “A Gift of Joy” by Helen Hayes was her selection and was given in an interesting and informative way.
Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Crook returned home Sunday after a visit with their son Major J. A. Crook, Jr., and family and their daughter, Miss Caroline Crook in Okinawa and also a tour of Japan, Thailand and other countries in the Far East.
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Pugh announce the birth of a baby boy, born Nov. 26, 1968 at Hall County Hospital, Gainesville, Ga. whom they have named Gregory William.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray McDaniel, Beth, Jimmie and Lee spent Thanksgiving Day with Mr. and Mrs. Walter McDaniel.
75 Years Ago - 1943
Friends of Lt. George W. Andrews, who is now serving with the U. S. Navy somewhere in the Pacific area, are enthusiastically organizing and will conduct an aggressive campaign to elect him to Congress from the Third District, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Congressman Henry B. Steagall.
Friends will be pleased to learn that Pvt. Billy Lee has recovered from an attack of malarial fever in North Africa and he has been able to return to his outfit.
Pvt. Henry Lee and George Shaw are two of our boys now in Sardinia.