10 Years Ago - 2010
Bullock County High School Valedictorian is Kendra Jackson; Martina Penn is the Salutatorian; and Charity Glaze is the Historian.
25 Years Ago - 1995
Longtime businessman and former Mayor Wayne Chancey, age 61, died Thursday morning in a Montgomery hospital. Pallbearers were Carl Barranco, W. D. Rutland, Jr., John Will Waters, Walt Chapman, John Braswell, Cliffton G. Allen, Fred McLaurine, George McLaurine, Joe Rutland, Louis Rutland, Pete Trussell, Tom Kilgore, Tuck Mattox, Robert Reeder, and Ed Ingram.
Bullock County High School has announced the top three graduates of the class of 1995: Darlene Adams, Valedictorian; McKinley James, Jr., Salutatorian; and Tamek Owens, Historian.
John Clark Williamson, son of Jane and Johnny Williamson of Union Springs, received a Bachelor’s degree at commencement exercises from the University of Alabama.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Frank Wilson and Michael Carlson, two of Bullock County High School’s outstanding juniors, have received National Science Foundations Awards for this summer.
Dr. Harold H. Klingler of Fitzpatrick, Ala., received the William H. Sanders Award Friday night at the annual meeting of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama for “service above and beyond the call of duty” as a public health worker. He is director of the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, State Department of Health.
Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Reed Hinson announce the birth of a baby boy born on April 30, 1970 in Bullock County Hospital whom they have named Donnie Mark.
75 Years Ago - 1945
O.C. Kidd, of Union Springs, will preach at Fitzpatrick Baptist Church, Sunday afternoon, at 3:00. All people of the Community are invited.
Mrs. Mabel Feagin has returned from a visit to Major and Mrs. Joel D. Feagin in Waycross, Ga.
We have just heard that Mrs. R. J. Gholston, of Fitzpatrick, received a message Sunday telling of the safety of her son Sgt. Joe C. Gholston, who was reported missing in action over France, June 14, 1944. We hope this to be correct and that he will soon be at home again. Joe is a gunner on a Liberator Bomber.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Friday afternoon Mrs. Winton Blount entertained at Bridge honoring the teachers. The attractive home was decorated with baskets of Dorothy Perkins roses. After the interesting games, a tempting salad and ice course was served. Those enjoying Mrs. Blout’s hospitality were: Misses Velma Rish, Louise Cobb, Minnie Claire Boyd, Katherine Zirkle, Virginia Mitchell, Julia Norton, Vivian Grove, Mildred Yeoman, Elizabeth Witherspoon, Lell Rainer, Adna Eley, and Mesdames H. V. Jones, F. A. Mundis, Walton Orr, Motier Eley, and E. A. Cameron.
Mr. Lamar King of Midway sprint Monday in our city.
Mr. and Mrs. R.E.L. Cope and son, Robert, have returned from a few days in Florida.