10 Years Ago - 2009

State Rep. Billy Beasley of Clayton has announced he will be a candidate for the Alabama State Senate District 28 in the Alabama Democartic Primary in the June 2010 election.

May John McGowan appointed Ms. Peggy Goodwin to the Planning Commission replacing Ms. Ollie Brown, who recently resigned.

25 Years Ago - 1994

Sunday, July 31, was the occasion for groundbreaking for the chapel at the Bullock County Correctional Facility.

The American National Bank of Union Springs congratulates the following winners of the photo contest for the 1994 calendars. Jake Padgett, Juanita Hartwig, Jason Hall, Megan Daniel, Faye Gaston, Kimberly Moore, Tawana and Daphanie Harris, Kyle Currington, Midge Padgett, Joe Harris and Boy Scout Troop, and Patsy Pritchett.

Buster and Denise Padgett announce the birth of their son, Zachary Hunter Padgerr. Zack was born on Friday, July 22, 1994 at Jackson Hospital. Zack is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Young Padgett, Jr. of Union Springs and Mrs. June Hunter of Hurtsboro, Alabama. Zack is welcomed home by his two year old brother, Jake.

50 Years Ago - 1969

Misses Mary Alice Hall, Patricia Culpepper, Barbara Jean Driggers, and Mrs. Elaine McKenzie entertained Thursday with a miscellaneous shower in honor of Miss Linda Mason at the Union Springs Country Club.

Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Cohm, Debbie, Tim and Joan returned last Thursday form a vacation in Miami, Fla. and the Grand Bahamas.

75 Years Ago - 1944

Mr. R. C. Branscomb, Jr., announces this week as a candidate for Alderman from Ward 1, of the City of Union Springs. Mr. Branscomb is a veteran of World War II, having been recently given an honorable discharge on account of physical disabilities.

Mayor R. W. Lawrence, President of the Lions Club, states that at the request of the Club, Dr. A. J. Perolio, came out and made an investigation in regard to the proposed rat eradication campaign.

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