10 Years Ago - 2008
Piggly Wiggly Thanksgiving Dinner - Just Heat and Eat.
Lonnie Crawford sank an 18 foot jumper as time expired to propel Conecuh Springs JH to a 23-21 upset of ACEAA Division I rival Victory Baptist School.
The student body at Merritt Elementary held a mock presidential election on Tuesday. It was headed by kindergarten teacher, Ms. Mamie Maddox.
25 Years Ago - 1993
James Hunt has retired after 14 years’ service with the Union Springs Housing Authority and South Central Alabama Regional Housing Authority.
The Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Union Springs Fire Department is sponsoring a drawing to ride on the fire trucks in the Annual Chamber Christmas Parade.
50 Years Ago - 1968
Announcement: Mary Green Adams, graduate of Eufaula Beauty College, will be at Madelon’s Beauty Shop on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday’s of each week.
Miss Marbury Rainer of New york City will spend the Thanksgiving holidays with her mother, Mrs. J. H. Rainer, Jr. arriving here Wednesday night.
The November meeting of the Model Garden Club was held at the Union Springs Country Club on Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. K. W. Haines as hostess. Mrs. J. L. Paulk invited the club to meet with her in December.
75 Years Ago - 1943
Miss Mary Bennett, of Montgomery, spent the week-end with Dr. and Mrs. W. H. McCaslan.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Bledsoe, Armstrong, Ala., were informed by telegraph last Friday by the War Department that their son, Lieut. Sidney Bledsoe, reported missing in an Oct.14 raid on Schweinfurt, Germany, has been classified as a prisoner of war by the German government.
Friends will regret to learn that Mrs. Arthur Reid is confirmed to her home suffering from burns received the past week.