10 Years Ago - 2010
Ms. Tanya Faniel and Mr. Paul Cowan are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rashawn Monique Faniel, to A. T. Harris, Jr. The wedding is planned for May 15, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at the Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church in the Aberfoil Community, Union Springs, Alabama.
R. E. Adams of Union Springs and Gary Harrison of Montgomery, return once again to share their services with the Alabama Rural Electric Association as they were reelected to the board of directors.
The Red Door Theatre’s premier production “Conecuh People,” opened up this year’s 2010 Small Town Homecoming and Chunnenuggee Fair weekend celebration.
25 Years Ago - 1995
Vincent Culpepper has been named to the dean’s list for the winter quarter at Auburn University at Montgomery.
Jerry Cope of Union Springs will be saluted on WSFA for his continuing contribution as a Storm Team Weather Watcher.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Mrs. Keith Pugh, Mrs. W. D. Cantey, Jr., and Mrs. C. M. Bristow attended the Women’s Seminar which was sponsored by the Women’s Committee of the Alabama Farm Bureau Federation.
The Day Circle WMS of Southern Methodist Church met April 13 with Mrs. John Adams as hostess.
The Rev. A. B. Clark’s ninth anniversary as pastor of the First Baptist Church was celebrated Wednesday through Sunday at the church on Holcombe Avenue. The events will culminate Sunday afternoon and the guest churches will be Elizabeth Baptist, Old Sardis, and Mt. Silla, Union Springs and White Street Baptist Church of Auburn.
75 Years Ago - 1945
Bobbie May, son of Mr. and Mrs. George May celebrated his ninth birthday on Saturday afternoon, by inviting a number of his classmates to a wiener roast at the playground. After games were enjoyed the many good foods were eaten and a lovely birthday cake, with candles, was set and served with cream. The boys and girls who shared in this happy occasion were Ruth Lloyd, Martha Bristow, Lucy Tomlin, Bill Lawrence, Bob Cope, Wade Homes, Carey Bryan, Walter Wilkins, Walton Orr, Jimmie and Frank Chappell, David DeRamus and George May, Jr.
Mrs. Hobson Roughton entertained with a spend-the-day party, Sunday, for her daughter, Carol, who was celebrating her 7th birthday. After the lovely gifts had been unwrapped the little guests were led to the dining room by the hostess. A white cake embossed with pink, on which seven tiny pink tapers were mounted, centered the table. The table cover and plates were in keeping with the occasion. Small pink baskets of candy bore the place cards for the guests. After “Happy Birthday Carol” was sung and the candles blown, the luncheon was served. Conventional ice cream and cake followed. Games were enjoyed during the afternoon. Those enjoying the hospitality were: Sylvia Caylor, Gay Faucett, Marth Kate Braswell, Willie Mae Pritchett, Lillian Fay Hooks and Jimmy Hooks.
100 Years Ago - 1910
LOST - Several fine boys and girls from the Sunday School. Also their fathers and mothers. Return to the Baptist School at 9:30 Sunday morning and receive a reward.
STRAYED - A number of enrolled church members from their place of meeting. A reward for their return to their church services next Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Norton and little Jane spent Sunday in Midway with Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Norton.
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Adams, Mesdames Sam Hall and Alex Adams spent Saturday shopping in Union Springs.
Mr. Lee Alley was in town yesterday.
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