10 Years Ago - 2009

The Bullock County/Union Springs Chamber of Commerce sponsored its annual Fourth of July Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 4.

For the second year in a row, Judge Daniel is getting ready to host her 2nd annual Christmas in July Toy Run on July 18.

25 Years Ago - 1994

Joe Rutland, Jr. has been accepted into the School of Pharmacy at Auburn University beginning Fall Quarter 1984. He is the son of Joe and Frances Rutland of Mitchell Station.

Sara Trussell, daughter of Pete and Bernice Trussell, has returned home from Washington, D. C. after working the month of June as an intern for Congressman Terry Everett.

Glen Davis, son of Tommy and Mary Davis of Ft. Davis, Al, was chosen by the faculty of Bullock Memorial School as their representative to Boys State at Birmingham Southern.

50 Years Ago - 1969

Oscar Moore will succeed Bob Owen as President of the Union Springs Exchange Club. The election took place last Friday at the club’s regular weekly luncheon meeting. Other officers elected to serve with President Moore are: Wayne Chancey, vice-president and Henry Chappell, secretary-treasurer. New members named to the Board of Control are Fred Wison, Lew Torbert, Carroll Blow, Atty. Ted Hoffmann, Phil Richardson and K.L. (Pete) Besecker.

Patricia Culpepper made the Dean’s List in the School of Education at Auburn University for the Spring quarter.

Barry Culpepper is attending the American Automation Training Center in Columbus, Ohio, this summer.

Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Guthrie, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Phillips, Mr. Jimmy Wampler, and Mr. Hugh Stuckey attended the Alabama Association of County Office Employees Convention at the Whitley Hotel in Montgomery.

75 Years Ago - 1944

Mr. J. W. Shaw accompanied the Faulkner family and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shaw to Birmingham, Saturday morning.

Billy Jenkins is visiting with Vernon Harden in Tallassee, this week.

T-Sgt. Fred B. Wilson and Mrs. Wilson, who have been at Tyndall Field, Fla., are spending his leave with relatives here.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.