10 Years Ago - 2011
The Union Springs/Bullock County’s Chamber of Commerce’s third-quarter Business After Hours was hosted by Gary Weiss and Union Bistro & Company. President Evelyn Smart and Vice President Martha Singleton welcomed the group of attendees.
Mr. Shelton K. Johnson has joined the Herald team as The Senior Herald Correspondent for the schools here in Bullock County.
25 Years Ago - 1996
The voters of Union Springs elected Durdan Dean for mayor. The new council for the next term will be Randy Hall, James Anderson, Randy Priori, Robin Kruger, and Novella Scott.
Vendors are being sought for the Cityfest sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Contact Betty Helms for a vendor application at 738-5411.
Diane Hall, Administrator, Bullock County Hospital, announced an Open House at Bullock County Hospital. The hospital will introduce its newest medical staff members and honor their existing medical staff at the Open House.
50 Years Ago - 1971
On Monday afternoon, September 12, the Helen Stuart Society of the First Baptist Church met in the home of Mrs. W. C. Cochran.
Stanley Cohn and Henry Brooks had a close contest last week for the $5.00 football prize. Brooks and Cohn guessed all the winners correctly, but Cohn’s tie-breaker won the money. He guessed nearest to the highest score made by a team and walked off with the dough!
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Norton, Jr. have returned from a vacation in Mexico. Some of the outstanding points of interest and enjoyment were Mexico City, Xochimilco, Toluca, Taxco, Acapulco, Cuernavaca, and The Pyramids.
Mrs. Madelon Montgomery, Mrs. June Dunn, and Mrs. Simanole Strickland attended the Besco Beauty Show at the Tutwiler Hotel in Birmingham Sunday where they saw the latest hairstyles for the fall and winter seasons.
Mrs. Melba Culpepper was named first vice-president of the Hair Fashion Committee of the Alabama Hairdressers and Cosmetology Association at their meeting held recently in Birmingham.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Mrs. Ethel Owens left Tuesday for Norfolk, Va., where she will spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. James Parham, while Lt. Parham is on sea duty.
Mrs. Hobson Creswell was hostess to the Mabel Feagin Club. The meeting was called to order by the President. Beautiful songs were sung after which Mrs. J. M. Shaw gave the devotional. Nine members answered roll call with their favorite type of entertainment. After roll call and business, Mrs. W. H. Turner gave an interesting report on “Tricks in Sewing.” Mrs. Livingston Paulk and Helen Paulk presented some interesting forms of recreation.
Miss Janice Turnipseed has just returned home by plane from Lima Peru, where she enjoyed the past three months South American winter holiday.
100 Years Ago - 1921
“Aint We Got Fun!” If you want real fun, come to the “Stunt Party” on the Presbyterian Church lawn Friday night.
Mrs. W. C. Rotton, of near Thompson, was among the lady shoppers in the city Tuesday.