10 Years Ago - 2011

The Conecuh Springs Christian School (CSCS) junior varsity basketball team won their home opener against the Patriots of Emerald Mountain Christian School on November 8, 2011.

The installation of a sidewalk near the AG Grocery on MLK to near the Dollar General is completed halfway.

Anne Brabham and Faye Gaston delivered the Memorial Wreath from the Bullock County Historical Society to the World War I marker at the courthouse after the Veterans Day program on 11-11-11 at the Bullock County Career Tech Center in Union Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Hickman, originally from Union Springs, John Jordan, and Betty Cramer ran into each other after the Oak Ridge Boys Concert Friday night, November 11, at the Montgomery Renaissance.

25 Years Ago - 1996

The Bullock County Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been awarded $10,293.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter in Bullock County.

Tommy Gaither of Eufaula has been appointed Circuit Judge of the Third Judicial Circuit, which includes Bullock and Barbour counties.

Alabama State Troopers urge motorists to buckle up, observe posted speed limits and all other traffic laws, and abstain from drinking and driving to help ensure safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Student Government Association of Bullock County High School sponsored a canned good and non-perishable food drive. The SGA, along with the student body, raised over 25 cases of food.

A Bullock County Grand Jury met last week and returned 65 indictments. There were 77 cases presented to the grand jury. The jury also considered four investigations.

50 Years Ago - 1971

Lieutenant Commander William F. Martin, the husband of Mrs. Ann E. Martin of Hurtsboro, Ala., was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal in a ceremony aboard the destroyer USS Dennis J. Buckley, San Diego. He received the award for his service aboard the Buckley during combat operations off the coast of Vietnam.

Mrs. J. A. Crook graciously entertained the Model Garden Club for its November 17 meeting at her home on Fairview Ave.

Mrs. Melba Culpepper was invited to participate as a judge in a hairstyling contest for a trade show in Montgomery Monday, November 22. The trend is the New Candlelight Collection.

75 Years Ago - 1946

The Union Springs Independents will play the Inverness Independents at the U. S. High School auditorium Friday night, November 29, beginning at 8:00 o’clock.

Lilfred Theatre in Union Springs, Alabama, hosted “Hollywood Hillbilly Jamboree” from Nashville, Tenn. Presents In Person: Ramblin’ Tommy Scott and his talking doll, Luke McLuke, Formerly with Grand Ole Opry Mississippi Valley Quartet, Fiddlin’ Jack Nickols, Horse Fly the funny man, Clarabell the gal from the mountains, Baby Sandra-Dancing Little Miss Frankie, The Price Brothers- Famous Recording Artists America’s Funniest Radio Show. Admission is 30 cents and 60 cents, including Tax.

Mr. and Mrs. Verell Green announced the birth of a daughter at Beard’s Hospital, in Troy, on November 11, whom they have named Mary Janet. Mrs. Green and little girl have returned to their home on Northern Heights in Union Springs.

100 Years Ago - 1921

The Strand Theatre welcomed the play “One Wild Week,” a story of a girl who had never had any fun, featuring Bebe Daniels. They also hosted “Puppet of Fate” featuring Viola Dana, “His Wife’s Money” featuring Eugene O’Brien, “A Message From Mars” featuring Bert Lytell, “The Mistress of Shenstone” featuring Pauline Fredrick, and “Up The Road With Sallie” featuring Constance Talmadge. All school children enjoyed the Matinee for 10 cents.

Miss Leila Flewellen, a successful teacher in the High School of Hurtsboro, visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Flewellen, last week.

Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Sartain of Troy were the season’s guests of the latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Paulk.

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