10 Years Ago - 2009
The Honorable Theresa Daniel, District Judge of Bullock County, presented Cherry Jones and the Bullock County Department of Human Resources staff money that was raised in support of the upcoming holiday season from the Christmas In July event.
The 2009 Youth Football League has gotten off to a great start.
25 Years Ago - 1994
The new nursing home is nearing completion and Gordon Faulk informed the hospital board Monday that tentative plans are the move the Bullock County Nursing Home Residents to the new facility by Oct. 17. The new nursing home will be managed by PRM, Inc., who also leases the Bullock County Hospital.
Wedding plans have been completed for Miss Christy Elizabeth Curington and Mr. Daniel Lee Jacobsen. The wedding will be at 3:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Union Springs with Rev. J. Thomas Randal and Rev. Oli G. Jacobsen, father of the groom, officiating.
Janet May of Miami, FL stopped in the Herald office last Thursday to renew her subscription to her hometown newspaper. Janet was in town visiting her long time friend, Ginger Main.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Mr. and Mrs. Grady R. Singleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Dianne, to John Thomas Hall, son of Mrs. W. H. Hall and the late Mr. W. H. Hall of Inverness, Ala. The wedding will take place in December at Eastside Baptist Church, Union Springs.
Friends of Alfred (Al) F. Cook, Jr. will be interested in hearing that he pledged Sigma Nu Fraternity at Auburn University.
Mr. Tommy Parham and Miss Marijean Parham have returned to Auburn to continue their studies at Auburn University.
75 Years Ago - 1944
Mr. H. H. Sellers has received a wire from his son, H. H. Sellers, Jr., informing the family that he had landed in San Francisco, Sunday morning, after 32 months service in the South Pacific. With him are two other Bullock County boys. Emmet Costen, of Inverness, and V. O. Stricklin, of this city. All three of these boys hope to be home on furlough as soon as possible.
Paper is one of the best helpers in kitchen work. Absorbent paper towels may be used not only for drying the hands but for wiping greasy pans, and draining fried foods.
The two first grades assembled at the Elementary School Friday afternoon for a surprise birthday party of Alice Ogletree, who was six years old that day.There were forty-six children and it took a big birthday cake, but her mother had made one that was just right. With this was served ice cold punch. Games were played and “Happy Birthday” was sung to the little honoree.