10 Years Ago - 2011

First United Methodist Church of Union Springs welcomed their new pastor, Rev. Matt O’Reilly, and his family at the beginning of July.

The Chunnenuggee Garden Club of Union Springs honored Eleanor Summerhill with a special birthday party in June. She is the oldest member by age (over 90 years old) and in the number of years as a member.

The Bullock County Development Authority met in a special called session to hear a recommendation from Dr. Julian Cope and Attorney Louis Rutland regarding replacing electrical wiring stolen by vandals at the facility in Hicks Industrial Park.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Bullock County Insurance is taking on a new look. Don Priori is having the front painted a cucumber green. He also plans to place three wooden benches in front of his business for the convenience of the public. A porch will also be built over the front of the business.

The fire department has two freshly waxed engines. The new firehouse will allow the department to keep freshly waxed vehicles out of the weather.

Buddy and Jean Watts drove to Demopolis, AL Saturday to watch their grandson, Tyler Watts, play baseball in the state playoffs.

50 Years Ago - 1971

The Reverend Mr. Karl Campbell filled his appointment at the Methodist Church in Fitzpatrick Sunday.

Dr. and Mrs. Vernon Barnett and the children came from Birmingham to spend the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Barnett.

The marriage of Miss Faye Annette Rotton and James Buddy Capps will take place on Sunday, August 15, at 4 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Dill will perform the ceremony.

Benjamin Gordon Main, Jr., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Main of this city, and Benjamin Saxon Main, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Janes Allen Main of Tuscaloosa were baptized Sunday, July 25, at the Faith Independent Methodist Church by the Rev. D. L. Clark, pastor.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Mr. and Mrs. Claude Chapman, of Miami, Fla., are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Chapman.

Misses Jane Paulk and Juliette Cope, of Alabama College, Montevallo spent the week-end at home with their parents.

Mrs. Jack Springer and her brother, Mr. Jerre Capps, of Perote, have returned from a visit with their relatives in Capps, Ala. Mr. Springer went down Sunday and returned with them that evening.

Mr. Wade Holmes is spending several days this week with his mother, at Linwood, Ala.

The following from Bullock County attended the feeder calf sale in Montgomery: S. P. Rainer, C. G. Shanks, Tom Stroud, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Orum, and George and Sidney Adams.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Mrs. Queenelle Crook and children are visiting Mrs. Crook’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Exton Tucker, in Hurtsboro.

Troy folks are extending their insurance policies to cover hunting dogs and milk cows.

Miss Maggie Cohn joined a party of Montgomery people here last Sunday on an automobile trip to Tybee.

Ice cream for sale Saturday afternoon at E. Cartledge’s drug store.

Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Cook announced the arrival on Thursday, July 26, of a boy whom they have named Malcolm Cade Cook.

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