10 Years Ago - 2010
Lloyd Ivy has long been hailed as the finest athlete that Bullock County has produced. That claim was validated recently as Alabama State University honored Ivy for this athletic accomplishments during his college career.
Indian Creek Baptist Church “Homecoming 2010.” Join us as we celebrate 150 years.
Bullock County High School cheerleaders: Lovietta McCoy, Jasmine Sykes, Aaliya Levett, Arkendriana Mack, Jermanjernique Blue, Kashick Lambert, Kiani Douglas, Monisha Rogers, Rashondria Lee, Nicholas Evereux, Dornisha Robbins, Lashondria Tolliver, Briana Caldwell, Ebonie Simmons. Coaches: Samantha Holmes, Cicely Baker, Shenequai Douglas.
Main Drug Bridal Registry: Farrar Johnson and Glenn Foley; Katie Head and Lee Turner.
25 Years Ago - 1995
The bronze bird dog statue has arrived and is inside Dean’s Diamonds. The statue arrived last Friday afternoon. It will be placed on Prairie Street later.
Union Springs Mayor Durden Dean has been appointed to Gov. Fob James Juvenile Advisory Council. Dean is one of 25 appointed to the council.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Hassett, 64, will be held Wednesday at the First Baptist Church with Rev. J. Thomas Randall officiating and Gray Funeral Home directing.
Sunday, Mrs. Mabel Youngblood was honored with a birthday celebration. All six of her children, Benny, Jill, Ted, Terry, Bo, and Jerry, and almost all of their families were in attendance.
Wolf and Glenda May traveled to Mobile, AL Sunday for a couple of days of business and relaxation.
At a recent Auxiliary meeting of Bell-Cooks-Hopson Unit #337, the first main financial drive was held. The President, Mrs. Julia Pickett, opened the meeting with the usual ceremony. Mrs. Bertha Coleman was the top ticket seller and all three prizes went to people who bought tickets from her. Mrs. Marti B. Folsom got the cash award, Mr. Walter Davis will get the quilt.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Mr. and Mrs. James Thomas Graham announce the birth of a baby girl on August 19, 1970, whom they have named April Rose.
BMS Spartans will open their season on September 4 against Union Academy.
Miss Sandra Cope has returned from Camp Pine Wood, North Carolina, where she spent nine weeks as a counselor.
Young Jeff Seymour and his wife, the former Mary Reynolds of Fitzpatrick, have been visiting with their parents for the past two weeks. Jeff who has been in the army, left Saturday for Oakland, California. He will then leave for Thailand.
75 Years Ago - 1945
Mrs. C. E. McNair has returned from Alabama College, in Montevallo, where she completed a special course in Home Economics.
Miss Ada Kate Posey has returned from The University of Alabama, where she completed a special course during the summer session.
Mrs. Emmie P. Orr and Mrs. N. N. Watkins chaperoned a happy crowd of young people for a camp at Chewacla State Park, this past week-end. The party was composed of Edward Graves, of Clarksdale, Miss., and Misses Emily Orr, Harriet Norman, Queenelle Pruett, of San Antonio, Texas, Alla Maye Springer, Norma, Rose and Barbara Watkins.
Miss Virginia Brabham of Montgomery and Mr. Billy Brabham of Auburn spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Brabham.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Attention School Patrons: Certificates that they are free from contagious diseases, will be required from all children who expect to enter the public schools here. Also, certificates showing the condition of their teeth. For the present, these certificates will be accepted, if secured from any reputable physician or dentist in our city. F. G. Ramsey, Secty. School Board.
Mrs. R. L. Prince was hostess to the East Conecuh Book Club on Wednesday. Summer flowers were used in profusion to decorate the lovely home. After many interesting games of rook, the hostess served sandwiches and iced tea. The following guests were present: Mesdames J. L. Paulk, Wright, J. C. Franklin, C. H. Franklin, S. J. Caldwell, Lynn W. Jinks, J. B. Reid, Wallace King, A. M. Curry, G. R. Peddy, F. M. McMillan, and Louise Prince.
Miss Marion Moseley was the lovely hostess on Tuesday evening when she invited a few of her friends from her grade at school to her home. Progressive conversation and ond other games were played, after which an ice course was served.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Varner motored over to Opelika and spent Friday. They were accompanied by Miss Virginia Varner, who went from there to Roanoke, Ala., where she will teach this fall.