10 Years Ago - 2010
Teacher of the Week at South Highlands Middle School is Peggy Glaze Goodwin.
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25 Years Ago - 1995
Diane Hall, R. N., has been named Clinical Administrator at Bullock County Hospital, according to Gordon Faulk.
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Finlayson wish to announce the birth of their daughter, Kristen Clair. Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Roger Renfroe and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Finlayson. Great Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Woodruff. Great-great-grandmother is Mrs. Clara Woodruff of Montgomery, Alabama. Kristen is welcomed home by her eighteen-month-old sister, Stephanie.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Cake Sale: Saturday, October 10 at 9 a.m. - In front of the courthouse - sponsored by Annual Staff of Bullock Memorial School
Winners in the drawing last Saturday at the Grand Opening of Hendlye’s new ladies ready-to-wear were as follows: First Prize- Pants Suit, won by Betty Joyce Holmes; Second Prize- Dress, won by Zelda Brooks; Third Prize- Cologne, won by Jane Williamson. Mrs. J. F. Bickerstaff won the 9x12 rug given away by Hendley’s Carpet.
Mrs. Annie Austin of Corinth Community celebrated her 91st birthday last Sunday at the home of Mrs. M. C. Austin.
Jere Beasley was the guest speaker at the annual banquet of the B&PW Club at the Union Springs Country Club. He was introduced by Mrs. Louis C. (Judy) Rutland.
75 Years Ago - 1945
Mrs. W. M. Blount and Mrs. Walton Orr were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chalker, in Montgomery, on Friday evening, and attended the lecture by Mr. Hudson Strode, in the City Auditorium.
Little Mack Hixon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Hixon was carried to Montgomery Tuesday for a tonsillectomy at St. Margaret’s Infirmary there, Wednesday. He is recuperating satisfactorily.
Wanted: Sales Lady for Saturdays. I. D. Wilson Dry Goods Store.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Mr. J. F. Cogdell, Jr., Cashier of the American Bank, has received an appointment from the governor to the position of State Examiner of Public Accounts.
The Campbell-Bailey-Hutchinson combined circus and Wild-West Show, appeared here Monday and was greeted by a fairly good crowd. The circus, while small, had some unusually well-trained animals and all the acts were good and clean, and thoroughly enjoyed by the audience. The bareback riders were very good and received repeated applause.
168 head of Hogs were bro’t in for the sale Tuesday and they were bought by Barbaree Bros. for 10.375.