10 Years Ago - 2010
Union Springs’ famous Red Door Theatre opened up the 2010 play season with the funny story of love and friendship, Catfish Moon. Director Fiona Macleod and the cast of local and out-of-town actors, Randy Thonrton, Mark Moore, Steve McCary and Peggy Brown-Thornton keep the viewers laughing when secrest unfold.
Elizabeth Smithart welcomed the Magazine Club to her stately home for the February meeting. The president called the meeting to order and welcomed three new members: Jo Faust, Barbara Pickett, and Julie Wesley.
Members of the Green Thumb Garden Club gathered in the lovely country home of Kathy Capps. 1st Vice President Leigh Moorer called the meeting to order.
25 Years Ago - 1995
The BMS Athletic Club will have its annual field trial bbq on Feb. 21. Tickets may be purchased from any BMS student or by contacting Craig Phillips or Steve Driggers.
Little Miss Abby Lauren Taylor, daughter of Rendy and Mary Taylor, celebrated her first birthday Saturday, February 4.
Thomas and Neal May spent several days in Tampa, Fl last week attending a Bible Lecture program at Florida College.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Mrs. Melba Cupepper attended the Alabama Hair Fashion Committee Workshop in Birmingham February 1st and 2nd where she studied the new question Mark Coiffure Collection of hair styles for spring and summer.
Cattle rustlers made one of their biggest hauls ever reported in Bullock County during January. H. J. McInnish, local postmaster, said today that he lost 10 head of cattle on or about Jan 15. Among them was one 1,000-pound bull and one 500-pound bull. His farm is located on the Peachburg Road.
A&P prices: lettuce 2 crisp heads 33c; vine ripened tomatoes lb. 29c; 48 oz. bottle of pure vegetable crisco oil 89c; 13 ounce can of Miss Breck regular or super hair spray 73c; Kraft’s mayonnaise qt. jar 69c; Plaid Stamp Gifts….Make a House a Home
75 Years Ago - 1945
Mrs. J. C. Bean, Mrs. Clyde Chapman, Mrs. W. L. Hatch and daughter, and Mrs. E. B. Lloyd, and children, visited with Mrs. J. E. Davis and family last week. Janie Davis returned with them for the week-end.
Pvt. and Mrs. C. W. Wood announce the birth of a son, Jan. 31, 1945, whom they have named Charles Anthony Wood. Mrs. Wood makes her home in this city with her father, Mr. H. W .Talley, Pvt. Wood is with the U. S. Army, somewhere in France.
The regular meeting of the Methodist W. S. C. S. met on Monday afternoon, at the church, with eighteen members present. Mrs. F. H. Anderson, Sr., was in charge of the meeting and Mrs. A. M. Redd presided over the business. Mrs. W. H. Turner gave an inspiring talk on the church.
100 Years Ago - 1920
All dog taxes must be paid by the last day of February. After March 1st, taxes will be doubled and delinquents subject to prosecution for misdemeanors. Members of the State Tax Commision state that the present dog tax law is going to be enforced, so persons who fail to pay this tax are very liable to get into trouble.
Mr. M. W. Hall, of James, was in Union Springs Monday.
The Bullock County Teachers Reading Circle held its regular monthly meeting on last Saturday at the public school auditorium. The principle subject before the meeting was a discussion of the Reading Circle books. This discussion was led by Miss Gardener, of the Troy Normal, Mrs. Orr and Misses Smilie, McLaurine, Norton and Anderson of the local organization.