10 Years Ago - 2011

Clayton Pugh recently represented Conecuh Springs Christian School at the America Legion Alabama Boys State. Pugh was elected to the House of Representatives where he assumed the full role of a representative in an unscripted environment.

Conecuh Springs Christian School graduated three students: Alicia Atkins, Cody Green, and Rachel Green on May 24, 2011. The 2011 class is the sixth graduating class in the ten-year history of the school.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Mayor Durden Dean announced today that he will seek re-election

Wesley Norton Hall of Union Springs received a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science from Troy State University at its annual springs commencement exercises.

50 Years Ago - 1971

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Cohn and Mrs. Leslie Cohn will leave Saturday aboard “The Song of Norway” for a 7-day cruise to Nassau, San Juan, and St. Thomas.

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bland left last Friday for a vacation in Alaska with Major and Mrs. C. M. Meyer and Mike. En route, they will stop over in Seattle, Washington for a visit.

Mr. and Mrs. Benny Youngblood and children have returned home after a two weeks vacation in Lafayette, La., where they visited Mr. Youngblood’s sister, Mrs. Louis Martin, and Dr. Martin in West Palm Beach, Fla. They visited Mrs. Youngblood’s mother, Mrs. Claude Chapman, and Mr. Chapman and concluded their vacation in Miami.

On Friday night a kitchen shower was given by Mrs. Gerald Bozeman at her lovely home in Branwood honoring Miss Maty Elizabeth Smith, bride-elect of Walt Chapman.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Phil Richardson left Friday for Foley, Alabama to take over the duties as a Manger of the Fred T. McLendon theatre there.

Frank and Ray McDaniel, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Walter McDaniel, spent last week in Clanton, Alabama.

Supt. C. M. McNair is a member of the faculty of Troy State Teachers College, for the summer session, and spends each weekend at home with his family.

Miss Flora McCall and Mrs. Grady Smith have returned from a short visit in Calhoun, Texas.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Mr. W. H. Sellers, of near Bruceville, came in Saturday, for a short business trip.

As a surprise to her husband, on his birthday, Mrs. W. M. Blount, Jr., honored him with a stag dinner, on late Monday evening. The table was beautiful in its decorations, but entirely void of the cake with its burning tapers, revealin the age of the honoree, which to preserve peace in the family must remain forever shrouded in mystery. The “young” men arriving at seven-thirty for the dinner were Messrs. H. O. Ellis, I. H. Ellis, F. H. Anderson, M. N. Eley and Roberts Blount, and the ladies who came down later for several games of Bridge and to see them home, were the wives and Mrs. Robert Motley. At a late hour, an ice course was served.

Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Thompson of Hurtsboro, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Rob Britt. Mr. Thompson returned Sunday night but Mrs. Thompson will remain a few days longer.

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