10 Years Ago - 2011
The Master of Ceremonies for the 2011 Chunnenugge Fair was Reverend Louis Pugh.
The BCHS prom was held and the theme this year was “Oriental Escape.”
25 Years Ago - 1996
The Bullock County Historical Society is to be commended for its annual Chunnenuggee Fair held last Saturday in downtown Union Springs. Mrs. Elizabeth Smithart and Timm and Cindy Soldwish did an excellent job in planning and directing the fair.
Bullock Memorial School is pleased to announce the Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Historian of the 1996 graduating class. This year’s valedictorian is Miss Mary Jarrett Moore. Mary is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moore of Fitzpatrick, Alabama. This year’s salutatorian is Mr. Jason Thomas Randall. Jason is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Tom Randall of Union Springs. This year’s historian is Miss Ashley Dawn Cook. Dawn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cook of Union Springs, Alabama.
50 Years Ago - 1971
At a very impressive ceremony, conducted by past Governor Johnny Williamson, the following officers were installed for the coming year. Governor: William Salter; Junior Governor: Johnny Arrington; Trustee 3 yrs.: Joe Multhaupt; Trustee 2 yrs.: James Mahaffey; Trustee 1 yr: Joe Brooks; Prelate: Ralph Lott; Inner Guard: Johnny Holifield; Outer Guard: Van Smith; Sergeant at Arms: Tommy Culpepper; Secretary: Perry Peacock; Treasurer: Warren Sells; and Past Governor: Johnny Williamson.
Dr. and Mrs. H. S. Banton, Jr., Miss Becky Banton, and Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Cohn were hosts for a dinner party on Friday evening honoring engaged couple Sandra Emfinger and Jimmy Fay, who will marry June 19.
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Parham, Mrs. Ethel Owens, and Rev. David L Clark attended the Auburn University Orchestra Concert in Auburn at the Union Ball Room Monday night. Miss Marijean Parham performed at the piano as a soloist with the orchestra playing Concerto in F Minor, Allegro Moderato, Largo and Pruto. After intermission she was featured as an oboe soloist with the orchestra playing Hungarian Fantasy and English Folk songs, including “March,” “Seventeen Come Sunday,” “Intermezzo,” “My Bonny Boy,” and “March,” Folk songs from Somerset.”
The forthcoming marriage of Miss Martha Jean Buntin, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Buntin, to Mr. Donnie Ray Singleton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommie Singleton, of Union Springs, Ala., is announced. The wedding will take place June 26, 1971, at 7:30 p.m. at the Emanual Holiness Church. All friends and relatives are invited to attend the ceremony.
75 Years Ago - 1946
C. H. Hendley a cooperator with the East Alabama Soil Conservation District cultivated his last year’s kudzu planting recently. He has a good stand and by cultivating the kudzu for the first two years he will have the ground covered in the minimum amount of time.
Mrs. Dudley Cantey has returned home after an extended illness in a Montgomery hospital.
Political Announcements: For Judge of Probate - J. H. Sims; For County Commissioner Second District - J. W. Shaw and D. E. Mason; For County Commissioner Fourth District - C. B. Williams and J. P Tompkins; For Circuit Clerk - J. F. Hitchcock; For Sheriff - J. L. Picket and Edgar Dasinger; For Congress - George Andrews
Mrs. Lee Padgett and little son James Robert, have returned home from the hospital in Montgomery.
100 Years Ago - 1921
The proper way to eat chicken is to separate the meat from the bones with a knife and fork, not doing this to the entire portion on the plate at once, but by degrees, as needed. It is not good form to take a bone in the hand and pick it with the teeth - Kansas City Star Maybe that’s chicken etiquette in Kansas City. But here in Alabama, the first thing to do is to select a fat drumstick and take it gently but firmly between the forefinger and thumb. Raise your arms to an angle of forty-five degrees and hold it in this position until your mouth begins to water. Then wade in. - The Sylacauga News
Mr. Livingston Paulk spent a few hours in the city Tuesday morning.