10 Years Ago - 2011
Mrs. Bertha Coleman Poe was appointed to the Advisory Board by Alabama State University Small Business Development.
The Union Springs Presbyterian Church hosted the One Hundredth Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. Mayor John McGowan welcomed everyone and expressed his thanks to former Mayor Earl Hinson for the establishment of the prayer breakfast.
25 Years Ago - 1996
Joe Wheeler Stuart, Jr. was the recipient of the 1996 Livingston Paulk Award.
Mayor Durden Dean announced today that he has appointed Mrs. Frances Chancey and Mr. William Hodge to the Union Springs Housing Authority Board.
Death has claimed one of Union Springs’s most well-known ladies, Elva Hinson.
50 Years Ago - 1971
The Board of Trustees of Bullock Memorial School announced today that Mr. Henry Goodson, Jr. had accepted the position as Headmaster of the private school and would start his duties immediately.
Mrs. Clarence Bean was honored Tuesday night when Mrs. Dianne Green, Mrs. Pam Salter, Mrs. Jane Willamson, Mrs. Emily Faulk, Mrs. Lula Finlayson, and Mrs. Kizzie May entertained with a stork shower.
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Blow and family returned Sunday from a week’s vacation at Panama City, Fla.
Miss June Ray Jones received her graduate degree at Troy State University on August 13.
Cammie Cook, who celebrated her thirteenth birthday on August 10, and Leslie Cohn, whose thirteenth birthday was on August 15, entertained a group of their young friends at a party at Cammie’s house at Thompson. Swimming was enjoyed in the pool on the back terrace and later dancing.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Archiblad are spending their vacation this week on the gulf coast and will visit friends in Biloxi, Miss., while away. Their children are spending this week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S.W. Archibald, in Aliceville.
Western Auto Associate Store 2nd Anniversary Sale: Western Flyer Bicycles $39.30, David Furniture Polish 29c, Spark Plug 33c to 65c, House Fan $2.95 and up, Hack Saw 62c, Chevrolet Starter $8.95, Musical Auto Horns $14.95, Flashlights 98c Up.
100 Years Ago - 1921
Thirty or more college girls and debutants were invited to the home of Miss Ruth Feagin last Thursday morning, for her cousin, Miss Laurie Feagin of Clayton, was the inspiration for a beautiful party. The cool veranda, shaded with vines and large ferns, made an inviting place for the seven tables of rook players. Miss Feagin and her guest were becomingly dressed for the morning. At noon they were assisted by Mrs. Mabel Feagin in serving a beautiful salad and ice course.
Col. Henry J. Rosenstihl left Monday for the East, where he goes to select his fall stock, which you may rest assured is going to be something lovely. He will spend most of his time in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Eidson Varner motored over from Opelika, last week, for a visit to relatives. They returned Monday, accompanied by Mrs. M. E. Varner, who will spend a few days in Opelika.
CHICKEN SUPPER - Aug. 23rd from 5:30 to 7, on Mrs. Frank Anderson’s terrace. Come! Plate 50 cts.