10 years ago- 2011
The 2011 AISA State Volleyball tournament for Class 2A was held on October 20, 2011, at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Ala. Macon-East Academy took home the first place championship trophy.
On Thursday, October 27 at 5:30 p.m. Senator Jeff Sessions visited Bullock County. Mayor John McGowan followed with greetings from Union Springs and thanked Senator Sessions for all he does for the city, state, and nation.
Novella Woodfaulk Scott was among VA employees honored during the 2nd annual Alternative Dispute Resolution Excellence and Inclusion and Diversion Excellence Award Ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC., on Oct. 21.
25 years ago-1996
All veterans of service in the U.S. Armed Forces are requested to assemble at the Bullock County Courthouse Monday, Nov. 11 at 10:15 a.m. to participate in the community’s Veterans Day celebration.
On Thursday, October 31, 1996, McGruff The Crime Dog visited Union Springs. McGruff and Officer Murry from the Union Springs Police Department spoke to Elementary School children at Merritt, Bullock Memorial, South Highlands, and Union Springs Elementary.
Joe Harris was the Chamber of Commerce’s mystery person in the Halloween Contest and Tomekia Coleman guessed the Mystery person. Dave Bryant, a Chamber of Commerce member, presented Ms. Coleman with a $50.00 check.
50 years ago- 1971
The Bullock Memorial Spartans will close their season this Friday night at 8:00 p.m. against Lyman Ward Military Academy. Coach John Lamkin and his Spartans have had a long, hard, and losing season, but hope to close on a winning note.
Dr. Max Rafferty, Dean of the School of Education, at Troy State University, will appear Tuesday night, November 16, at 9:30 p.m. on WSFA-TV’s” 9:30 Tuesday: Max Rafferty and the Opposition.”
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Asa Vaughn Jr. of Tuskegee, Ala. announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte Baronice Vaughn, to Lynn Wilson Jinks III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Wilson Jinks, Jr. of Union Springs, Ala.
75 years ago-1946
Mrs. J. W. Springer, Sr., carried a crowd of girls over to Notasulga, on Friday afternoon, to see the Notasulga U.S.H.S. football game. They were Carolyn Wood, Robbie Jean Jackson, Floyd Redd, Stella Sue Norton, and Mary Ann and Don Springer.
Since I am not able to be out among my friends yet, we want to take this opportunity of thanking each one of you who has been so kind and thoughtful since I have been sick. Most Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hayes.
The many friends of Dr. W. H. McCaslan are glad to see him at home and out again after having spent the past several days at Hubbard’s Infirmary, in Montgomery, undergoing treatment for an eye erosion.
100 years ago- 1921
The Herald is glad to state that Judge S.T. Frazer, now in a hospital in Montgomery, splendidly rallied from the sinking spell he had the latter part of last week, and has been improving since. Phone message from there yesterday afternoon states that his condition is still considered improved, and this is welcomed news for his friends.
According to the government report forwarded to Mr. T. M.Frazer, cotton statistician for Bullock County, there were 5,949 bales of cotton ginned in Bullock County, from the crop of 1921 prior to October 18, of 1921, as compared with 4,708 bales ginned to October 18, 1920.
Miss Callie C. Davis, Mrs. S. B. Davis, Mrs.Lorena B. Lawrence, and Mr. Walton McMillan motored to Montgomery and spent a pleasant day Saturday.