10 Years Ago - 2011

On July 10, 2011, a picturesque Sunday morning, Bullock County’s own James E. Tatum traveled to Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GA, to attend church service. He got to meet the 39th United States President Jimmy Carter.

After serving the county commission for 33 years, Mrs. Lillie Hall has announced she will soon be retiring.

The First United Methodist Church of Union Springs feeds the Bullock County High School football team and cheerleaders each week before games.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Remembering the war years: Beth Jinks, Otis Chambliss, Tina Irene Watts Harlan, and Charlie Trussell.

Spencer Hall of Union Springs remains a patient in Baptist Medical Center in Montgomery after undergoing heart bypass surgery several weeks ago. Best wishes are extended to him.

R. E. Adams, Union Springs, has been elected as a delegate to the 113th meeting of the American Angus Association in Louisville, Kentucky.

50 Years Ago - 1971

The Green Thumb Garden Club met for its first meeting of 1971-72 with Mrs. Albert Wilson at the Union Springs Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.

The beginning of a tradition is taking place Friday, October 15, 1971. The first homecoming of Bullock Memorial School is opening with a delicious barbecue and will be climaxed with the crowning of the queen, Miss Shirley Slaton. Her attendants are Miss Deborah Shirley, Senior Maid; Miss Conni Hendley, Junior Maid; and Miss Nellie Joe King, Sophomore Maid.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lamar Moorer announce the birth of a son, Joseph Lamar Moorer, III, born October 10, 1971, at Bullock County Hospital.

Mr. ad Mrs. James Douglas Montgomery announce the birth of a baby daughter Monday, October 18, 1971, at Medical Center in Huntsville, Ala. She has been named Madelon Elizabeth Montgomery.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Congratulations George Andrews, of Alabama’s Third District, has no opposition and is assured of re-election, but nevertheless, he is passing out cigars. Reason: the arrival in the Andrews’ household of a 7-pound 19-ounce son.

Mr. and Mrs. Livingston Paulk, received a message from their son, Glenn Paulk, on Monday, telling of his return to the states from 12 months service in Japan.

Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Rainer of Atlanta, Georgia, announce the birth of a daughter, on Sunday, October 12, 1946, whom they have named Frances Baldwin Rainer.

Friends of Mrs. Sam Rainer are sympathizing with her in the sudden death of her mother, Mrs. C.S. Keller, of Abbeville, Alabama, who passed away Monday afternoon in a Montgomery hospital, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Mrs. Sam Cohn returned home Monday evening, after a pleasant visit of a week to her parents in Montgomery.

The Twentieth Century Club will meet with Mrs. I. H. Ellis, Thursday afternoon, at three-thirty o’clock.

A pretty compliment to Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Jones was the dinner party given them by Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Wootton a few evenings before leaving for their new home in Montgomery. Covers were laid for seven, and a crystal basket of pink cosmos centered the table in its appointments, with a color tone of pink. The fortunate guests reported a most delightful evening.

The University of Alabama now records the attendance of 1,638 students.

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