10 Years Ago - 2011

Karlynn Morales is a 2001 graduate of Bullock County High School. She is South Highland’s Teacher of the Week.

Courtney Woodfaulk, Recreation Director, reported that the basketball team won the league championship in the Tuskegee League.

After hearing Councilman Brian Agnew give a financial report to the council Monday night, Mayor John McGowan expressed his pleasure with the city’s financial standing.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Theo R. Smith, a resident of Union Springs, has qualified for Bullock County District No. 2 Commissioner.

Curtis Jernigan, Chairman of the Bullock County Democratic Executive Committee, says he will qualify persons Friday, April 5, until the Probate Office closes. Probate Judge John W. Waters told the Herald that he will keep the probate office open until 5:00 p.m. this Friday.

W. D. “Bubber” Rutland has announced that he is a candidate for the office of Commissioner, District Four, Bullock County.

50 Years Ago - 1971

Zelda Brooks, Marge Tompkins, Betty Ledbetter, and Galey Rakes were presented name tags by Billie Pirnie.

H. W. Bland was named postmaster at Armstrong, Ala.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Williams attended the Atlanta Hawks-New York Knickerbockers game in Atlanta, Ga. last week.

75 Years Ago - 1946

A recruiting officer for the U. S. Marine Corps will be at the courthouse in Union Springs every Friday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30.

Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Blount, Jr., Miss Barbara Blount, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blount and Mr. J. P. Moore Jr., were among those who attended the football game, in Birmingham on Saturday, for the benefit of Capt. Charles Boswell, ex-Crimson Tide star who lost his eyesight in the fight against the Axis.

Miss Florence Rainer came down from Marion to spend the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Rainer. Mr. S.P. Rainer, III, of Selma, was also at home for a day this week.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Fresh paint and the removal of the old awning have added to the appearance of the Rainer Hardware Company’s place of business.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cohn are expected home tomorrow from their bridal tour and will be at home to their friends at the residence of Mr. M. Cohn on South Prairie Street.

Recently the Herald noted that the Governor had appointed Mr. M. H. Hitchcock, of James, to the board of jury commission for Bullock County. Mr. Hitchcock declined the appointment, and in his stead, the Governor has appointed Mr. W. J. Cowart, our former tax assessor. If the Governor was looking for conscientiousness and efficiency he has found it.

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