10 Years Ago - 2009
The Mayor’s 72nd Prayer Breakfast attendees were greeted and welcomed by Mayor John McGowan and members of the First Baptist Church.
Congratulations goes out to Mrs. Shirley Varner, Early Childhood Education Instructor, at Bullock County Career Technical Center, for being selected as a 2009 CLAS Banner School. Mrs. Varner has a passion for educating students on the importance of the early years in a child's life.
25 Years Ago - 1994
The following students were named to the dean’s list at Auburn University for the winter quarter 1994: Human Sciences, Shannon Y. Cody; Sciences and Math, Johnathan M. Varner.
A covered dish get-to-gether and egg hunt was hosted by the Douglas May family at “LaCoon Park” Sunday afternoon. The tables were laden with a variety of dishes of country cooking at its best! After the meal a two-hand touch football game was enjoyed by the young folk (and a few older ones) while others chose to sit around the campfire, drink coffee and reminisce.
Mr. Wayne Tindoll of Grand Coulee, Washington is visiting his mother, Mrs. Faye Tindoll. Wayne plans to return to Washington State on April 16.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Mrs. J. A. Crook, Mrs. E. B. Chancey, Mrs. J. B. Powell and Mrs. C. B. Williams returned last Thursday after a delightful motor trip to Charlotte, N. C. Enroute they visited Savannah, Ga.
Miss Patricia Culpepper was among the students making the Dean’s list last quarter at Auburn University.
Mr. and Mrs. W. English Kelley left Saturday for Rochester, Minn., where Mr. Kelley had surgery Tuesday morning at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Haygood were awarded the Yard of The Month by the Fleur-de-lis Garden Club. They both are ardent gardeners and have green houses filled with plants of every description. Dr. Haygood is a practicing physician in Union Springs.
75 Years Ago - 1944
Little Dickie Lyon is recovering from an attack of measles.
Ginger Chappell has been quite sick with chicken pox, but is much better now.
Capt. and Mrs. R. L. Dunham (Maybelle Smith) are spending this week in New Orleans, Capt. Dunham having leave between classes.
Children like empty wooden thread spools for blowing soap bubbles.