10 Years Ago - 2011

Conecuh Springs Christian School (CSCS) will play its inaugural homecoming game against Faith Academy on Friday. This is the first football team for CSCS in its ten-year history.

As special guest host of the Clayton “Wildcat” Thomason’s variety TY show, Uncle Ul’ Jenkins brought the laughs and fun times to the Harriotte II Riverboat in Montgomery. All for breast cancer awareness.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Novella Scott will be the first woman to serve on the Union Springs City Council when she takes office October 7.

School bells ring at Bullock County Child Care Center at the Area Vocational School. Mrs. Earnestine Broaden and Mrs. Alfreda Scott are the teachers.

50 Years Ago - 1971

A new kind of BEAN has been produced by Clarence and Diana on September 17, 1971. This remarkable new Bean weights 7 lbs. 13 ½ ozs. is 20 inches long and has been named Rebecca Joyce.

Mrs. O. Emfinger was hostess to the Helen Stuart Society of the First Baptist Church in her home in Hill-n-Dale on Monday afternoon. Mrs. I. K. Pugh opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes of the last meeting were read by the secretary, Mrs. W. T. Cochran.

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby May entertained in honor of their son, Ben, in celebration of his 15th birthday Saturday night. Cohosts were Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Williamson. Among those enjoying this happy birthday with Ben were Kevin May, Trina Phillips, Susan Clark, Lisa Hembree, Nona Singleton, Johnny Waters, Lamar Rotton, Buddy Jordan, Stanley Jordan, Steve Williams, Dianne Money, Steve Holmes, Jenni Bozeman, Shelia Price, Debbie Clark, Tammy Robinson, Connie Hayes, Susan Haynes, Terry Benton, Brent Haynes, Terry Benton, Brent Driggers, Regina Freeman, Ann Griswell, Debbie Mason, Mike Williams, Jayne Carter of Andalusia and Cathy Brunson of Ramer.

Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Norton, Jr., Chuck, and Robin visited in Marion, Alabama Sunday with Jane Norton. Jane is a student at Judson College. She has been selected to be a staff member of the school paper, The Triangle; and was also selected to be a member of the Judson Singers.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Messrs. Charles and Grady Smith have returned from a business trip to Akron and Cleveland, Ohio. Due to motor trouble, the plane in which they were traveling had to make a forced landing in Dayton and they continued by train.

Miss Betty Staples, Miss Harriet Norman, and Mr. Charles Slaton were among the students who have enrolled at the University of Alabama for the coming year.

Miss Alla Maye Springer began her senior year at Huntingdon College, in Montgomery, last week.

Mrs. Pete Mason and small son Tommy, of Union Springs, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stephenson last weekend.

100 Years Ago - 1921

The Twentieth Century Club will hold its first fall meeting on Thursday at the home of Mrs. Winton M. Blount. A cordial invitation is extended to each member to be present.

Mr. Whit Pitts, Mrs. Livingston Paulk, and children, Annie Mae and James, have returned from Montgomery, where they were the guests of Mrs. Luther Jones and Mrs. W. R. Bickerstaff.

Mr. Tom Mason and Mr. J. Thomas Stroud will leave Monday for Nashville Dental College. This is Mr. Mason’s second year there, but Mr. Stroud, graduated last June from the Union Springs High School and is just beginning his dental school.

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