10 Years Ago- 2012

Over 300 people turned out Thursday, November 15, 2012 to better protect themselves against severe weather. The law firm of Jinks, Crow, and Dickson teamed up with the weather team from WSFA to host a weather radio programming day in Union Springs.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Jones of Letohatchee, Alabama proudly announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Dabney Jones, to Robert Devon Wilkerson, son of Janet and Thomas Wilkerson of Inverness, Alabama.

NCHS Cheerleader Coach Samantha Henry thanks the parents, supporters and community for participating in fund-raisers and donating money and other items to the cheerleader program during football season.

The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club met at Bonnie Plants on November 8, 2012. The hostesses were Mrs. Sharon Capps and Mrs. Enola Bozeman.

25 Years Ago- 1997

The Bullock County Junior Miss Program was held Saturday, November 8 at the Union Springs Elementary School. Miss Vaughan Jinks, daughter of Charlotte and Lynn Jinks and a senior at St. James High School was announced the 1998 Bullock County Junior Miss.

Cynthia Lee Gray and David Clyde May were united in marriage June 7, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. at Zebulon Baptist Church. Reverend E. T. Horton officiated the traditional double-ring ceremony.

Dorothy A. Elder and Lindsay M. Sanders requested the honor of your presence as they joined hands in holy matrimony on Saturday, November 29, 1997 at 3:00 in the evening at The Old Pine Grove District Baptist Center, Highway 30, Union Springs, Alabama.

Mrs. Susan Retzlaff took the Thinking Class of Merritt Elementary School to Old Alabama town on Wednesday, November The seventeen second and third grade students visited the Young Pioneers exhibit at Grange Hall School. The children participated in hands-on activity centers.

50 Years Ago- 1972

The Annie B. Hill Grocery Store at Midway has been disqualified from the federal food stamp program for violations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service announced today.

George Turnipseed, a known farmer and businessman of Bullock County, represented Bullock County Farm Bureau in the State Discussion meeting held in Mobile at the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.

The Union Springs Hornets opened their basketball season November 28. The Senior team defeated D.C. Wolfe and the Junior team lost to D.C. Wolfe. The Hornets will play host to D.C. Wolfe here Thursday night, November 30, at USHS Gym. Game time will be 6:30 p.m.

Mr. Max Howell, Executive Secretary of Alabama Private School Association, will be the guest speaker at the December 4th PTO meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Tri-County Academy, Midway, Ala. All members and friends are invited.

75 Years Ago- 1947

Local football fans will see the Union Springs High School Tigers in action for the last time on Wednesday night, November 26. The game will begin at 8 o’clock and should be a thriller-driller all the way.

Miss Alma Alston returned home Thursday from Atlanta, where she was under treatment at Emory Hospital. She also spent several days with her brother’s family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Alston, while in Atlanta.

The Union Springs Public Schools will observe holidays during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons as follows: Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28. Christmas: School out on December 19; two weeks vacation; School begins Monday, January 5.

Mrs. John C. Campbell, Fitzpatrick, Alabama was recently appointed to the Bullock County Board of Public Welfare to represent District Four. Mrs. Campbell succeeds Mrs. G. M. McLaurine, who has moved from the Fitzpatrick area.

100 Years Ago- 1922

Children, remember, Santa Clause has his Post office at the Presbyterian Bazaar, next Tuesday night. Be sure and mail your letters to him there. Address, “Santa Clause”, care of Presbyterian Bazaar.

Mrs. L. W. Jinks entertained the members of the Tuesday Auction Club on Saturday afternoon and has as guests to fill vacancies Mrs. J. C. Curry and Miss Annie Clarke. After the games a two-course luncheon was served.

Miss Daisy Hightower was leader for the above named society on Monday afternoon, when the meeting was held at the church. The entire program was a memorial service to Miss Belle Bennett.

LOST– In Union Springs on Saturday, Nov. 18th, $60 in ten, twenty and one dollar bills. Reward for return to Essick Grove, Fitzpatrick, Alabama.

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