10 Years Ago - 2010

Piggly Wiggly has been making 2010 a banner year, and rightfully so, celebrating 30 years in Union Springs.

Nearly 100 people turned out last Tuesday for the second Bullock County Tea Party at the courthouse. The crowd listened to Sen. Jeff Sessions as he addressed the audience about problems facing the nation.

25 Years Ago - 1995

Union Springs will soon be getting a Subway sandwich shop. The building is being erected on a vacant lot next to Alabama Power Co.

Have you seen the old fashion gas pumps inside the Union Springs Amoco station?

McDonald’s reps. were in the city Monday getting ready to begin construction on a new McDonald’s in the Old Conecuh Square Shopping Center.

50 Years Ago - 1970

Mr. James E. Parham, who suffered a heart attack several years ago, is in Bullock County Hospital, having gone in last Saturday at noon. His son, Tommy, and daughter, Marijean, are with Mrs. Parham during their father’s illness.

Bubber, Joe, and Louie Rutland and Albert Wilson have formed a corporation to be known as Rutland & Wilson Feed Service, Inc. They will sell liquid cow feed. Best of luck, fellows!

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Arrington announce the birth of a baby girl born July 31, 1970, in Bullock County Hospital whom they have named Tonya Leigh.

David Scroggins and Richard Murray, Jr. left Monday for their Orientation at Samford University, Birmingham. They will enter their freshman year there in September.

Master Phillip Chancey returned via plane from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. George Lae Keeter and family in Heber Springs, Ark.

Miss Helen Louise Spurlin, whose marriage to Mr. James Alfred Stewart will take place Saturday, was complimented Tuesday when Mrs. J. P. Tompkins, Jr. and Mrs. Bobby Moon entertained at a bridal shower.

75 Years Ago - 1945

Leo Houston. S 2-C is expected home this week on a leave from San Diego, California.

The Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club was most delightfully entertained last week by Mrs. S. T. Pruett. After the games a delicious salad plated and iced tea were served.

Lieut. And Mrs. W. M. Blount announce the birth of a son on August 14, 1945, at St. Margarets Hospital in Montgomery.

Mrs. Leo Bozeman entertained last Thursday afternoon with a birthday party for her son, Donald. A merry group of his classmates enjoyed the afternoon with him. Games were played and musical numbers were given, on the piano by J. A. Crook, Jr. Cake and cream were served in the dining room, after which the presents were opened. Donald then carried his guests to the picture show, which concluded the happy occasion.

100 Years Ago - 1920

One of the cutest sights we have noticed recently is that presented by two little ladies who come uptown to attend to chores and errands for their mothers, clad in blue denim overalls, bare-footed, hair roached back with combs, and their faces beaming with happy smiles. They are surely cute and most attractive. How much more sensible this is than for them to take up time, and bother with donning some expensive, filmy gowns for just a little run uptown to attend to things for mothers. Others might do well to follow such examples.

Mister Sam Cohn was a visitor to Montgomery friends last Sunday.

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