10 Years Ago - 2009
The council approved a request for a parade permit on Jan. 16, 2010 in honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday. No candy will be thrown and Alonza Ellis said a clean-up crew will clear the streets for any waste caused by horses.
It was a lovely evening of elegance at the Miss Bullock County High School Coronation. The new King and Queen are Miss Charity Glase and Mr. William Broaden.
25 Years Ago - 1994
Martha Salter Hoffmann and Judkins Durr Blount were united in marriage on September 24, 1994 at 5:00 p.m. in the Fitzpatrick Baptist Church in the presence of family, relatives and close friends.
Miss Jennifer Bryant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bryant, will perform a vocal concert at Faith Independent Methodist Church. Jennifer, age 14, has recently performed with the Gold City Quartet in Montgomery, Alabama and has completed a recording which will be available.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Attorney Louis C. Rutland opened his offices in Union Springs this week for the practice of law. It is located at 209 ½ Prairie Street, over Farmers Hardware.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Miller announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Ann, to Robert Gregory Lankford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Gregory Lankford of Union Springs. The wedding will take place on November 14, at Coosada Baptist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Youngblood announce the birth of a son born September 29, 1969, at Bullock County Hospital whom they have named John Mark.
75 Years Ago - 1944
The Mabel Feagin Club of Sardis community had its regular meeting Friday afternoon at the lovely home of Mrs. Hobson Creswell.