10 years ago - 2009

Cathy J. Hollon, wife of Fred Hollon, Bullock County Engineer, recently graduated from Luther Rice Seminary in Lithonia, Georgia near Atlanta. She received a Master of Divinity degree with a 3.10 GPA. Cathy has been accepted into the Clinical Pastoral Education Summer unit as a Chaplain intern with the VA Hospital in Tuskegee.

Trent Antavious Ivey-Bans received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration form historic Miles College, Fairfield, Alabama. Trent is the son of Antoine Ivey of Union Springs and Yee Yee Nans of Boston, Mass.

25 years ago - 1994

Thomas May wins Coroner race. Rufus Huffman re-elected Probate Judge. Wilbert Jernigan in runoff for Circuit Clerk. Bubba Blue in runoff for Sheriff. Thomas Reed in runoff. Durden Dean in runoff for Circuit Clerk. Charles Hudson in runoff for Sheriff. Omar Neal in runoff. George Clay wins Senate seat. Pete Trussell in runoff for Chairman. Henry C. Davis in runoff for Chairman.

Diane Culpepper, Assistant Vice President, American National Bank, Union Springs, AL, recently completed the first year curriculum of the Mid South School of Banking. The school was held on the campus of the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. The first of the three year program is designed to give commercial bankers a detailed examination of consumer lending and credit principals, financial statement analysis, real estate lending, and bank operations, including regulatory requirements, operations risk, employee supervision and selling bank service and products.

Laura Lynn Bozeman of Montgomery, Alabama and John Garland Smith of Tallassee, Alabama were married May 28, 1994, at Dalraida Baptist Church in Montgomery, with the Rev. Tom Randall of Union Springs performing the ceremony.

Lee Loop Cabin was the setting for a cookout given for Miss Jeanie Stockmand and Mr. John Williams of May 28. Hosts for the occasion were Jim and Sandra Smith, Kyle and Donna Curington, Bob and Margaret Lankford, Johnny and Cathy Capps, and Jamie and Glenda Cody.

50 years ago - 1969

Young Miss Joan Cohn, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Cohn, underwent a tonsillectomy Monday at St. Margaret’s Hospital. She returned home Wednesday and is getting along nicely.

Among the students from Bullock County who will graduate June 6 from Troy State University are: Bachelor degrees: Grace Adams, William Belcher, Martha O. Chapman, John Hall, Sarah Paulk Hall, Stephen Hickman, Marvin Keener King, Jr., Ray Allen Knott, and Sandra Elaine Shaw. Stephen Hickman will be one of six students to graduate cum laude.

Miss Patricia Elizabeth Emfinger, a student at Birmingham-Southern College, was recently elected to membership in Alpha Lambda Delta, a scholastic honor society for freshman women.

Mr. and Mrs. Benny Youngblood announce the birth of a son May 21 at Bullock County Hospital whom they have named Benny Allen.

Mr. Curtis Jernigan, Physics and General Science teacher at the Bullock County High School, was recently nominated and selected to receive one of twenty Fellowships offered in the southeast region of the United States by Leadership Development Program.

75 years ago - 1944

Mr. E. A. Cameron and Miss Belle Miller left this week for the New York markets to select merchandise for the different departments of the Fair Co. Although there is a scarcity in many lines, customers of The Fair Co., can rest assured that Mr. Cameron and Miss Miller will do their best to buy, with their needs in mind.

Mrs. C. B. Williams and Miss Elizabeth Wheeler with a number of Girl Scouts enjoyed a Camp at Chewacla this week.

There will be a Graveyard working and Churchyard cleaning at Macedonia Church in Bullock County, on Friday. Everybody is invited to come and bring tools to work with J. T. Head, Omega, Ala.

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