10 Years Ago - 2009
The October meeting of the Green Thumb Garden Club was held in the lovely home of Pam Salter. Leigh Moorer introduced Sarah Spratling, who presented a wonderful program: Mundane to Magnificent Meals.
District Attorney Ben C. Reeves, Jr., is pleased to announce that Orvie Locklar will be returning to the District Attorney's Office as an investigator for Bullock County.
‘Gathered Together in Love’ is the motto of the Park with a Purpose. On Nov. 7, the Park with a Purpose advisory board will be hosting their first Unity Day in the newly proposed Park with a Purpose in the New Town Community Park.
The monthly meeting of CrimeStoppers will be held November 12 at the USA REC Center with a workshop to help discuss warrants.
25 Years Ago - 1994
Billy Arrington, obedience training for canines, will be demonstrated at BMS. The canine demonstration and the turkey shoot will be held outside in front of the bleachers. Call Jimmy Hall for additional information.
Jean Berger Goldstein, a native Alabamian, who now resides in Hurtsboro is displaying some of her paintings at Community Bank and Trust on North Powell Street.
The Union Springs Business and Professional Womens’ Club honored Betty Williams Hall at its annual Woman of the Year Banquet.
Leslie Cole was named 1995 Bullock County Junior Miss.
50 Years Ago - 1969
The Merritt High Panthers, under the supervision of Coach Doc McGowan, will play their annual homecoming football game tonight, Thursday. The Panthers will meet the Carver Warhawks at 7:30 p.m.
Mrs. Gordon Main was hostess for the monthly meeting of the Day Circle Missionary Society of First Southern Methodist Church at her home Monday afternoon.
Mrs. E. B. Chancey returned Wednesday from a visit of several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. George Lane Keeter and Mr. Keeter and children.
75 Years Ago - 1944
S. Sgt. Sam S. Rainer, an engineer-gunner on a Liberator, and a veteran of fifty combat missions over Germany and other enemy occupied territory is at home on a two weeks leave with his father, Mr. J. W. Rainer. In addition to the Distinguished Flying Cross, Sam wears the Air Medal with five Oak Leaf clusters. He will go from here to Miami, Fla., for a physical checkup and reassignment.
We buy pecans at the Ice Plant. Phelps & Gwin Ice Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Love and boys, of Long Beach, Fla., were recent visitors with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Faulk.
Mr. J. W. Chappell, Jr., celebrated his twelfth birthday on Friday evening with a dinner party at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chappell. The Halloween motif was carried out in the decorations of the table, which was gay with all the traditional favors. After a delicious supper was served the boys and girls were Jimmie’s guests at the Lilfred. They were Carolyn Wood, Floyd Redd, Irene Orr, Lawrence Bryan and Geroge May.
Mrs. W. H. Turner and little son, Wayne, are visiting the latter's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Turner, in Wetumpka, and other relatives in Speigner.