10 Years Ago - 2011

The final weekend in Black History Month brought out some great entertainment for the public to enjoy and learn, compliments of organizers of “Black History at The Red Door,” Stan “Chilly” Cooks, and Councilman James Anderson. Some of the entertainment was Allison Tucker, Wayman Chapel Gospel Chorus, Margaret Relf, Dr. James V. Poe, Leond Green, and the House Of Light Praise Team.

Please join “Chilly” Cooks, Tootie Malone, and Doc Fresh at the New Attitude Ponderosa.

The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club held the February meeting at Bonnie Plants. Sharon Capps and Enola Bozeman were the hostesses. President Mary Richards called the meeting to order.

25 Years Ago - 1996

Spooky May has almost completed an addition to his Amoco station at the intersection of Blackmon and MLK. He will have one of the most modern facilities.

The former Barr home on MLK is being renovated it is one of several buildings in the city to receive a new roof. Other repair work is also underway by its new owner.

50 Years Ago - 1971

Mr. amd Mrs. Thomas Lawrence Maxwell announce the birth of a daughter, Beverly Renee, at the Bullock County Hospital.

Mrs. Lamar Moorer was hostess for the February meeting of the Annie B. Walker Garden Club. Arrangements of narcissi graced the living room and an arrangement of camellias was most attractive in a lovely cut glass dish.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Mrs. J. W. Guthrie, Jr., was the hostess to the Simsville Dem. Club on February 11th. Mrs. W. F. Ritch was in charge of recreation. During the social hour the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Marler served a delicious salad plate with coffee.

Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Faulkner and children spent last week-end at Tallassee.

Dudley Cantey, Jr., is spending a few days with his grandmother.

Grass on yards saves sweeping and helps keep down dust which carries diseases and colds, advises extension service specialists.

Stella Sue Norton celebrated her fourteenth birthday on Saturday evening with a party in her home. The pleasures were shared with a number of her classmates. Games and contests were the entertainment features. A beautiful birthday cake was cut and served with other refreshments to the following ones who were there: Floyd Redd, Mariannie Beckham, Shirley Ann Dasinger, Mary Ann Springer, Carolyn Wood, Carolyn Grimes, Irene Orr, Lawrence Bryant, Tommie Shanks, Reggie Goodwin, and Jimmie Chappell.

100 Years Ago - 1921

The Parent-Teacher Association will meet next Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock at the School Auditorium. Hostesses will be Mrs. J. F. Pittman, Mrs. J .A. Crok, Mrs. R. E. L. Cope, Mrs. N. Tucker, Mrs. Flora Harris, and Mrs. E. F. McKinnon.

Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Moore and Mrs. E. M Fort, of Fort Davis, spent awhile Tuesday in the city shopping.

Mrs. H. V. Jones was the gracious hostess on Friday morning to the As You Like It Rook Club.

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