10 Years Ago - 2011
Bullock County Commissioners Dock McGowan and James M. Perry were honored by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama for their years of service to county government and the State of Alabama.
BCHS football players: Darren Beachem, Cornelius Person, Willie Person, Torras Harris, Christopher Monday, Kendrick Rumph, Devon Grooms, Shawn Cummings, Luis Cervantes, James Pritchett, Shane Cummings, Daniel Miles, Gary Jackson, and Micheal Cooper. Headcoach is Rico White.
25 Years Ago - 1996
The summer house in Oak Hill Cemetery will soon be restored after being torn away by Hurricane Opal last October.
Nathan and Becky Robinson of Owassa, Alabama announce the birth of their son, Thomas Fletcher, born July 10, 1996, at East Montgomery Medical Center. He weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. Proud grandparents are Tom and Laneen Bell of Downs, Alabama. Great grandmother is Lucy Davis of Fort Davis, Alabama.
Plans are finalized for the wedding of Penny Anne McCall and Mr. Robert D. Stuart for this coming Saturday, September 7 at 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 105 North Prairie Street, downtown Union Springs, Alabama.
50 Years Ago - 1971
The Spartan Football Squad is John Barnett, Paul Staples, Lavell Head, Mike Ingram, Wayne May, Chuck Norton, Frank Staples, Randy Price, Johnny Waters, Anthony Reynolds, Mack Singleton, Matt Hall, Roy Singleton, Bill Smithart, Hubert Woodruff, Johnny Noyes, Paul Gardner, Tom Rainer, Ellis Parr, Skip Lewis, Ronnie Mills, John Emfinger, and Rob Hembree. The coach is John Lamkin.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Morgan enjoyed the holiday weekend at the Cloister, Sea Island, Ga.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Hugh and Bubber Pope of Montgomery are spending two weeks with their grandmother, Mrs. H. A. McCall on Chunnenuggee.
Miss Lucy Hill McCaslan will leave Monday for Lynchburg, Va., to enter Randolph-Macon College for her freshman year.
Mr. and Mrs. Darrell (Bud) Luckey announce the birth of a daughter on August 8, whom they have named Judith Ann.
100 Years Ago - 1921
Col. and Mrs. H. J. Rosenstihl and daughters, Caroline and Helen, of Union Springs were visitors to Downs on Sunday.
Mrs. Joe Johnston and children of Three Notch spent Thursday and Friday with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Johns.
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