10 Years Ago - 2011

Mrs. Kathy Capps is South Highlands Middle School’s “Teacher of the Week.”

Miss Morgan Leigh Dykes, Bullock County’s Junior Miss 2011, left Friday for a week’s stay in Montgomery to prepare for the State Junior Miss finals.

Congratulations Twins: Latrisha Licole Baskin and Natrisha Nicole Baskin graduated Cum Laude from Alabama State University’s College of Education with bachelors of science degrees in Elementary Education on December 11, 2010.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Downtown business fronts continue to show improvement. The law office of Jinks, Smithart, Robertson, and Daniel has a newly painted front, and renovation inside continues. Esquire and Presto Cleaners have installed a new canopy over its store front.

Bullock County received a small amount of snow early Sunday morning but not enough to make snowballs.

Joel Lawrence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cope Lawrence of Union Springs, was the lucky winner of the giant stocking given away by Main Drug Store on December 24.

50 Years Ago - 1971

A kitchen shower honored Miss Lovelace Murray on December 20, when Miss Vickey Crew was hostess at her home.

Mrs. Melba Culpepper attended a salon management seminar in Montgomery Sunday. She was accompanied by Jean Phelps and Peggy Dawson.

Mrs. Jackie Gaston, Bullock County March of Dimes Chapter Chairman, attended the tea in honor of the thirty-third anniversary of March of Mimes.

Three places were burglarized in Union Springs over the holiday season. They were Fowlers Grocery and Market on the bypass. The other two stores were The Ballerina and The Union Springs Country Club.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Miss Colleen Campbell has returned to Huntington College, after spending the holidays at home.

Miss Farrar Tompkins has returned to Ala. Polytechnic Institute, after spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Tompkins.

Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Fenn announced the birth of a son on December 30, at St. Margaret’s Infirmary, in Montgomery, whom they have named Thomas Calvin Fenn, Jr. Mrs. Fenn and young son returned home from the hospital Tuesday evening.

A beautiful dinner party of the week was given by Judge and Mrs. J. H. Sims in their home, on East Hardaway Street, on Wednesday evening. Potted plants and cut flowers were used in a pleasing floral arrangement. Those enjoying the delightful occasion and delicious menu were Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jinks, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wood, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Tucker, Miss Carolyn Wood and Mr. Charlie Jinks, of Atlanta, Georgia.

Mrs. W. T. Cochran was hostess to the Twentieth Century Club Thursday afternoon, January 3. Bowls of attractive flower arrangements were used throughout the apartment.

The U. S. H. S basketball team will open their home season when they tangle with Hurtsboro on the High School floor Friday night. Here is a Union Springs probable team lineup: P. Richardson, Forward; E. Phelps, Forward; J. T. Guthrie, Center; S. Water, Guard; V. Gibson, Guard.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Last Sunday fourteen mules that belonged to the county were sold at public out-cry in front of the courthouse, bringing the gross amount of $828.50, and this sale shows the prices of mules are affected by the general depression and decline, as is everything else. The selling of these mules does not mean that the county will stop its road work.

Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Pitts spent the week-end in Hurtsboro, the guests of their daughter, Mrs. Tom Davis.

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