10 Years Ago - 2010

Hilltop Grill in Union Springs is now listed in the Alabama Tourism Department's new brochure entitled 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama before You Die. Sherry McKee is the owner of Hilltop Grill and is excited about being added to the Tourism brochure.

Union Springs Mayor John McGowan stood outside of the Bullock County Courthouse, declaring Feb. 25, 2010 Arbor Day in the City of Union Springs.

Auditions for several principal parts in this spring's upcoming production of Conecuh People will be held at the Red Door Theatre on Sunday.

25 Years Ago - 1995

Dave Bryant, President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank and Trust, announced today that Mayranna (Manna) May was promoted to officer status. She is now an Executive Administrative Assistant and Loan Officer.

Dean’s Bridal Registry: Alison Dillard and Cooper Rutland.

Jimmy and Louise Supple of Hurtsboro, AL were on their way home Sunday night and stopped by the Union Springs Church of Christ for worship.

50 Years Ago - 1970

There was a good response to windows entered in the Field Trial Window Contest according to James B. Barbaree, who headed this phase of the National Shooting Dog Field Trials. First place winner with a prize of $35.00 was F.F.A. (Hembree Furniture), second place winner with a prize of $25.00 was the Cub Scouts (Jordan Drug) and third prize of $15.00 went to Dixie Service Center. The Hobby Shop received honorable mention for originality.

Mrs. Madelon Mongtgomery and Mrs. June Dunn attended a Beauty Show last Tuesday at the Jefferson Davis Hotel in Montgomery.

Mr. and Mrs. Young Padgett announce the birth of a baby girl, born February 18, 1970 at Bullock County Hospital whom they have named Marjorie Lynn.

75 Years Ago - 1945

Mrs. J. O. Reed, Jr. and Mrs. Carl Green spent last week-end in Robertsdale and Pensacola, Fla. Mrs. Reed went down to see Pfc. Wilton Racine, who has just returned from overseas, and who was in the same outfit with her husband. Pvt. Racine reported J. O. “O.K.” when he left him on Dec. 31st in Belgium.

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bozeman have recently purchased from Mrs. M. P. Cade the former Cade residence, on West Conecuh Street, which they are now occupying.

Among the Huntingdon College students listed on the honor roll for the first semester was Miss Alla Maye Springer, of Union Springs.

100 Years Ago - 1920

The Methodist Women’s Missionary Society met with Mrs. R. E. L. Cope Monday afternoon. This being their social service meeting. Mrs. Crook was the leader for the afternoon. Her subject was Americanizing the Immigrants. She was assisted by Mrs. Hobdy and her subject was Labor Reconstruction in America. Mrs. Frank Frazer gave an interesting talk about the Annual Conference which she attended in Pensacola, she was the delegate from the Society. Mrs. Frank Anderson, the president led the business part of the meeting. After which delightful hot chocolate and wafers were served.

Mrs. Vereen Evans and little daughter Jame are spending a few days with Mrs. Sterling Rainer.

Mr. William Lee spent several days in Montgomery the past week.

The funeral of Mrs. J. W. Bristow who died at Inverness occurred at Bethel Churchon last Sunday. Mrs. Bristow was one of the oldest residents of Bullock County being at the time of her death 86 years of age. She is survived by one son, W. A. Bristow of Columbus, Ga., and two daughters, Misses Arguila and Beatrice Bristow, of Inverness.

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