10 Years Ago - 2010

Shelton K. Johnson, Bullock County High School sophomore, is the 2009-2010 district winner of the To Kill A Mockingbird Contest. Monica Pontoo is his English teacher.

2009-2010 Bullock County Junior Miss winner, Roni Smith, senior at Bullock County High School, will be competing at the State competition in Montgomery.

Carter Funeral Home - “Trusted By Generations” - Duane Anderson, Charles Kendrick, Tyrone Babers, Annie Kimber, Jerome Beckley, Rev. Gary Lewis, Willie M. Burnett, Jimmy Martin, Derek Cobb, Deborah Milan, Elaine Dickerson, Raymond McNear, Ethel Ford, Billy Perry, Annie Harris, Morvelle Pitts, Deanna Harris, Jeff Scott, Rev. Moses Harris, Ike Shelton, Olivia Chancy Hooks, Evelyn Smart, John W. Hicks, Jr. and Belinda Thorpe Ward.

25 Years Ago - 1995

Scheduled to take office in Bullock County are: Chairman of the Bullock County Commission Pete Trussell, Probate Judge John Will Waters, Sheriff Charles Hudson, Coroner Thomas May, Circuit Clerk Wilbert Jernigan.

Love thy neighbor” Don’t litter.

50 Years Ago - 1970

Merchants say Happy New Year: Anderson Hardware, American National Bank, Alabama Pest Patrol, Bullock County Insurance and Real Estate Agency, Bonnie Plant Farm, Bradberry’s Grocery, Builders Supply Co. and Springer Lumber Co., Bert’s Floral, Beauty and Fashion Shop, Bryan’s Dept. Store, Bullock County Exchange, Bullock County Propane and Double G. Homes, Cowikee Mills, M. Cohn & Son, City Barber Shop, Carroll-Bozeman Motor Co., Dixie Bullock Hardware Co., Dixie Tire and Automotive Service, Dot’s Florist, Dixie Electric Coop., Dixie Grocery & Service Station, Dari-Deluxe, Edwards & Foster Insurance Co., Fowler’s Barber Shop, First National Bank, Firestone Home and Auto Store, Franklin’s Floral and Gift Shop, Farmer’s Hardware, Farm Bureau Insurance, The Fair Co., The Fricke’s, J. W. Fowler’s Grocery, Green Construction Co., Genuine Auto Parts, Green’s Furniture Store, The Grill, James Grady Shoe Hospital, Hinson’s Village, Hembree Furniture Store, Homes Cafe, Hoyt’s Radio & TV, Hobby Shop, Snow and Nell Jones, Johnson’s Grocery and Market, Jordan Drug Store, K & M Gin and Feed Co., Locklar’s General Mdse., Loving, Cochran & Powell, Liberty National - B. E. Cox, Madelon’s Beauty Shop, McDaniel Dist. Co., Main Drug Store, McGregor Printing, May’s Gulf Service, Parr’s Amoco Service Station, Renfro’s Ice Co., Renfroe’s Standard Service Station, Rosenstihl’s, Rogers Fertilizer Co., Russell Shoe Shop, Sim’s Brothers Feed Co., Singleton’s Grocery and Market, Southern Building Co., State Farm Insurance Co., Sewell’s Barber Shop, Smith Brothers, Smitty’s Cafe, Singleton’s Lakeview Station, Thomas 82 Service Station, W. H. Turner, Tip Top Cafe, Union Springs Motor Co., Union Springs Pharmacy, Union Springs Telephone Co., Union Springs Furniture Co., U. S. Auto Parts, U.S. Grocery and Market, U. S. Truck and Tractor, Welsh Co. of the South, Wayne Poultry Co., Western Auto Store, Wood’s Cleaners, C. B. Williams Oil Co., Inc., Youngblood’s Standard Service Station.

The Union Springs Country Club was the setting for a lovely affair on Saturday when Miss Helen Spurlin and Miss Mollie Barnett entertained at a bridesmaids luncheon in hoor of Miss Annamary Reynolds whose marriage to John J. Seymour, Jr. was an event of Sunday December 28.

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Watson announce the birth of a baby girl in Bullock County Hospital whom they have named Leah Hope.

75 Years Ago - 1945

Among those going down to the Blue-Grey Football game in Montgomery New Year’s Day were Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Eley, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Cameron and Dr. and Mrs. W. H. McCaslan.

The New Year began very happily for about fourteen little tots who were invited to Linda Hayes, on New Year’s Day, when she celebrated her third birthday. The cake with its candles and the pretty favors were all in the New Years motif. Pretty favors were given the following children who were present: Marica and Olivia Frazer, Frances Hall, Arthur Ruggles, Brice Grey, John Ogletree, Carolyn Crook, Andy Anderson, Tommy Eason, Nancy Pugh, Glen May, Ann Sims, Richard Barnes and Crook McInnish.

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