10 Years Ago - 2010

The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2010-2011 club year in the serene setting of the Pugh cabin near Simsville.

Wise Women will be presented at the Red Door Theatre on December 2 - 4. It is directed by Fiona Macleod.

25 Years Ago - 1995

Fishing was good Saturday afternoon, at least at one place we know of. Two people caught 108 anywhere in size from infant to adulthood. Can’t go into detail.

A large whiskey still was found Friday morning and destroyed by ABC agents and the Bullock County Sheriff’s Dept. The still was located off Highway 14 near Hall’s Cross Roads.

On September 7, 1995, Macon-East Montgomery opened at its new location in Cecil. October 7, 1963, Macon Academy opened its doors in Tuskegee making it the oldest member in AISA (Alabama Independent School Association.)

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Pugh and Janeen, and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davis and Laura recently had lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gilbreath and Susan at the Carriage House Restaurant.

Ms. June Ray Jones and Mrs. Faye Gaston enjoyed “Broadway Under the Stars” on the grounds of Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park. Mrs. Gaston’s niece, Kim Bird, plays the flute in the orchestra.

50 Years Ago - 1970

In spite of the auto strike, Carroll Blow is having his showing Friday of the 1971 Ford cars. Thomas Carroll and Gerald Bozeman have scheduled their 1971 showing for a little later is September.

Craig Phillips is $5.00 richer this week because he entered the herald’s Football Contest and picked them right.

Among those attending the christening of Susannah, Martha, and Norma Hoffmann at The Episcopal Church at Mr. Meigs Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoffmann, John and Page Hoffmann, Mr. Lud Hoffmann, Col. and Mrs. Wayne Norwood, Miss Terry Norwood, Mrs. Sam Forrer, Mr. Clay Forrer, Mrs. J. W. Shepherd, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Gholston, Mr. Holly Bickerstaff, Mrs. W. D. Rutland, Mrs. Howard Norton and Mrs. Kate Edwards Simmons.

75 Years Ago - 1945

Miss Jane Paulk, of Alabama College, spent the week-end at home. Mr. and Mrs. Livingston Paulk motored over to Montgomery to take Jane to the bus Sunday afternoon.

The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club met September 10th in the home of Mrs. W. A. Smith, with Mrs. J. T. Wood as co-hostess. At this time plans were made to place a marker on the original garden spot, which will be 100 years old in ‘47.

There will be church service at the Bethel Presbyterian church Sunday evening at 8:00. The Young People will meet at 7:30.

Add a little salt to frostings, pie fillings, and puddings. It brings out the sweet.

Wanted - An experienced Seamstress to do alteration work. Regular full-time employment. The Fair Company.

The University of Alabama is second in the parade of all-time teams. Outranked my Minnesota only. Ohio State and Notre Dame follow Alabama.

100 Years Ago - 1920

The East Conecuh Rook Club was delightfully entertained on Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. J. L. Paulk. In spite of the inclement weather, a most interesting social hour was spent. The members present were Mesdames C. H. Franklin, J. C. Franklin, A. M. Cury, R. L Prince, S. J. Caldwell, Jr., G. R. Peddy, Lynn W. Jinks, F. M. McMillan, Wallace King, J. V. Reid, and Miss Louise Prince. Delicious sandwiches and tea were served.

Mrs. F. H. Anderson spent several days last week in Montgomery.

W. C. Hubbard made a business trip to Capitol City last Thursday.

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