10 Years Ago - 2011
Herman Watts retired from Alfa.
Participants in the Bullock County Distinguished Young Women program are Miss Shilo Ellison, Miss Katherine Ann Mitchell, Miss Lauren Renfroe, and Miss Arkendrianna Mack.
25 Years Ago - 1996
The Produce Market has taken on a new look. Mr. Jim Paulk has had work crews cleaning up the grounds and it surely does look better. It brightens that area.
Penny McCall and Rob Stuart were honored with a brunch on Saturday, September 7 on the day of their wedding. The setting was the lovely rustic country home of Al and Jean Vann.
Ms. Colleen C. Forrer accepted a check from Alabama Power Company Manager, Vincent Andry, to help promote tourism in Bullock County.
50 Years Ago - 1971
Darron Hendley edged out Tommy Homes this week in the Football Contest and is $5.00 richer! Both boys tied in guessing the winners, but Hendley guessed 40 for the highest score in the tie breaker, while Holmes guessed 39! That one point on the tie-breaker did the trick. And that is about as close as you can get.
Mr. Mike Reynolds announced today that he is now a dealer for the Donahue Gooseneck Stock and Grain Carrier.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Holmes and family are now occupying the home on Chunnenuggee Street, which they purchased a short time ago from Mr. W. L. Moseley.
Warren Hall, of the Merchant Marine, is at home for a few days.
Mrs. E. A. Cameron was hostess to the Friday afternoon Bridge Club, on the regular meeting day, using lavender and yellow chrysanthemums to give a floral touch to her living room. Mrs. W. M. Blount, Jr., was the winner of the slam prize, the hostess making a high score. A dessert course was served before the games to the players for the afternoon, who were Mrs. Sam Rainer, Mrs. Charles Archibald, Mrs. T. W. Athey, Mrs. R. J. Lawrence, Mrs. I. F. Blue, and Mrs. J. W. Chappell.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blount announce the birth of a son on October 2nd, at St. Margaret’s Infirmary in Montgomery, whom they have named William Houston Blount, Junior.
100 Years Ago - 1921
Hazel is the name of the baby girl arriving at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Franklin, Monday, October the third.
Shopton news: The fox hunters had quite a lively time Tuesday night. They had several good races and caught one fox.
Messrs. M. W. Hall & Sons have shipped a car of beautiful Jersey cows to Birmingham, to the State Fair, with Mr. Warren Hall in charge, who left Friday morning for that city.