10 Years Ago - 2009

The Union Springs High School Class of 1954 held their 55th class reunion of August 7, 2009, at Bucksnort Plantation Hunting Lodge. Class members attending were: Walton Orr, Marie Reeder Gwarjanski, Jean Stewart Stricklin, Wesley Pritchett, Jackie Martin Fuqua, Peggy Watson Inabinette, Don Ruggles, Don Bozeman, Bill Lawrence, Harold Helms, Dozier Brooks, Joyce Turnipseed Mitchell, Sanford Green and Robert Cope.

Superintendent Keith Stewart, who came to Bullock in 2003, is proud to see the progression Bullock County Schools have made in the last six years.

Former NBA coach and player Sam Mitchell will be the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Y.C. Nance Bullock County Achievers Awards Banquet at 4 p.m. September 20 at South Highlands Middle School.

25 Years Ago - 1994

Aaron Cobb, Chairman of the Bullock County Hospital Board, announced that an agreement has been reached with Professional Resources Management, Inc. for leasing of the Bullock County Hospital.

John Seymour of Fitzpatrcick, Alabama is a 1994 participant in PEP the Pre-College Enrichment Program at Mississippi University. PEP is a specially designed summer school program for academically talented students, which offers us to 14 hours of college credit for students who have completed their junior year in high school. Those selected for the PEP program must have an ACT score of at least 25.

Lucy Moore, who lives on Hunter Avenue, surely has a “green thumb” when is comes to growing flowers. Her deck and yard are simply beautiful with a variety of potted and hanging plants, especially her bougainvilleas.

50 Years Ago - 1969

Mrs. W. A. Smith will open her kindergarten Monday, Sept. 1.

Miss Beverly Waters was selected as Farm Bureau Queen last Thursday night at the annual Farm Bureau meeting. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Waters. Other contestants were Barbara Jo Pritchett, Jenni Green and Nina Reynolds.

The Bronze Star medal has been awarded for meritorious service in Korat, Thailand, to Air Force Lt. Col. Arnold S. Hooks, Jr., of the MALLARD Project.

Mr. John Thompson has returned home after spending a delightful summer in Honolulu, Hawaii. Enroute home he spent several days sightseeing in Los Angeles, California and other points of interest. He will resume his studies at the University of Alabama on September 11.

75 Years Ago - 1944

With the opening of schools, as is the custom, the Library hours are changed. Until further notice the hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Messrs. L. W. Warr and Jake Cade announce the opening of the Warr-Cade Hardware Co., next Saturday in the Moseley Building, formerly occupied by the Rainer Hardware Co.

Lieut. Geo. B. Edwards, “Ben,” with a Fighter Control Units, of The 4th Army Air Force, Stationed at Camp Pinedale, in Fresno, Cal., is spending a few days this week here with his grandmother, Mrs. Thomas Edwards.

Mrs. L. W. Jinks spent last week with her aunt, Mrs. H. F. Jones in Opelika.

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