10 Years Ago - 2010
The Conecuh Springs Christian School’s fifth volleyball season began on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. Some of the players include Alyssa Capps, Shilo Ellison, Rachel Green, and Alicia Atkins. The Lady Eagles are coached by Connie Adams and Elizabeth Roughton.
Margaret Adams retired from Community Bank and Trust after thirty years of service.
Mrs. Larenia P. Goodwin celebrated her 97th birthday on August 19, 2010, at Southern Springs Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility, among many dedicated friends, family, and care providers.
25 Years Ago - 1995
Pastor’s anniversary held at Mr. Silla. The members of Mt. Silla Missionary Baptist Church have been blessed for two years under the inspired and efficient leadership of their beloved pastor, Rev. Major E. Whitlow, Sr.
Movie Gallery - Applications for the management team and staff will be accepted this Thursday, August 24 from noon till 4 p.m. at their new location, 203 E. Conecuh at the Old Conecuh Square Shopping Center.
Buddy and Jean Watts traveled to Birmingham this past weekend to rock and cuddle their new granddaughter, May. Also, while there they helped celebrate their sons, Herman and Rogers, birthdays.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Deborah Adams was the dodge ball winner at the Union Springs Telephone Company and CEAC employees picnic last Sunday.
Nine Macon Academy cheerleaders and seven from Bullock Memorial School participated in the International Cheerleading Foundation clinic at Auburn University last week. They were: Macon Academy - Beverly Vann, Ladene Mangum, Hariett Sanford, Shann Parker, Marcia Freeman, Diann Baker, and Jane Norton. Bullock Memorial - Lucy Cunningham, Conni Hendley, Shirley Slaton, Gina Hassett, Debbie Green, Renae Reames and Sheila Tyler.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Reynolds announce the birth of a baby daughter at Bullock County Hospital on August 8th, 1970, whom they have named Leta Denise.
Among students receiving B.S. degrees from Auburn University, August 28 will be Glenda Yvonne Paulk Cody and James Thomas Parham.
75 Years Ago -1945
Buying shoes for your child is a responsibility. See that the shoes are properly fitted; they should be an inch longer than the child’s foot, heels and counters should fit snugly, and the arches should give support.
The Dixie Electric Cooperative has purchased, the one-story office building, located on South Prairie Street, which they have occupied for several years.
Mrs. Vivian Hixon has returned from Sarasota, Fla., where she visited Lieut. and Mrs. Henry Fillingim. Going down to welcome her little granddaughter “Gaye,” who has recently arrived.
Pvt. Glenn M. Paulk is home on furlough this week after completing his basic training in the infantry at Camp Rucker, Ala. He has orders to report to Fort Ord, Calif., by August 31 for an overseas assignment.
Mary Nell and Geraldine Law were the guests of the L. O. Law family Wednesday and Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Cephus H. Hendley and son, Cephus H. Jr., were vacationing this week in New Orleans.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Prof. S. W. Hixon, of Perote, was in the city Monday.
Miss Mozelle King has returned home, after spending the summer in the mountains.
Clean and Sweet - The City Cafe (next to Peddy’s) I moved to town to feed my friends, and strangers, too. So I have established a Restaurant that’s bound to SATISFY you. Eat one meal here, and you’ll come again. All kinds of FRUITS in season, all the time. C. D. Cole, Prop.