County Humane Society News
Pancake Breakfast set forSaturday; thrift store open this weekend
These are the last few days
get an advance ticket to the
Marshall County Humane
Society’s annual Pancake
7-10 a.m., we’ll
and serving all
you can eat for
$5 per person
at the VFW in
Holly Springs. Tickets are available
from any Humane Society
member or at the Rental Barn in
Holly Springs. Give you and yours
a treat and support a worthy cause
at the same time.
While you are out and
include a stop by the Humane
Society’s thrift store, Second Time
Around, at 125 Van Dorn in Holly
Springs. Maria is having another
“$7 Bag Sale” which means you
can stuff a 30-gallon bag as full as
possible with all the wearing
apparel, including shoes, belts and
purses it will hold.
If you aren’t interested
clothes there are all kinds of other
things from children’s toys to collectible
teapots. Her hours are
from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday
and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on
With the Pilgrimage upon
Marshall County residents are putting
their best feet forward picking
up trash, mowing yards and weeding
flower beds. For pet owners,
especially those in Holly Springs,
there’s one more thing to do -- put
your pets up. The area is going to
be full of visitors and we don’t want
Fido chasing cars and growling at
old ladies or Miss Kitty tracking
prints all over their vehicles, to say
nothing of the pets’ increased
chance of being run over or picked
up as a stray. Let’s play it safe and
With all your other
don’t get too busy to make an
appointment to get your pet
spayed or neutered. Call 662-252-
6196 for an appointment and be
sure to leave your phone number if
you get the machine. This time of
year, if it’s daylight and not raining
Ann is probably out playing in the
For information on
fostering or the Humane Society in
general, call 662-564-2900.
Correspondence and donations
should be sent to the Marshall
County Humane Society, P.O. Box
625, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
from Martha Ruth Leonard
- 2 pkgs. (10-oz. each) frozen chopped spinach,
thawed & squeezed to drain
- 1/2 cup roasted red bell peppers (7-oz. jar)
- 1/8 tsp. red pepper sauce
- 1 lb. flounder or other whitefish fillets,
about 1/2 inch thick
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh or 2 tsps dried basil
- 1 Tblsp. milk
|Heat oven to 400 degrees. Spread spinach evenly
in ungreased rectangular pan, 11x7x2 inches. Arrange fish on spinach.
Sprinkle with salt. Place bell peppers, basil, milk and pepper sauce in
blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed about 15
seconds or until smooth; pour over fish. Cover and bake 25-30 minutes
or until fish flakes
easily with fork.
- 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 1/3 cup orange marmalade
- 1 tsp. finely chopped gingerroot or 1/2 tsp.
- 1-1/4 lbs. turkey breast tenderloins
- 1 tsp. white or regular
- Worcestershire sauce
Heat oil in a 10-in. skillet
over medium heat. Cook turkey in oil about 5 minutes or until brown on
one side; turn turkey. Stir in remaining ingredients; reduce heat to
low. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sauce
is thickened and juice of turkey is no longer pink when center of
thickest slice is cut. Cut turkey into thin slices. Spoon sauce over
- 8 slices white bread, cut into 1-inch pieces,
about 6 cups
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1-1/2 cups milk
- 8-oz. pkg. cream cheese chilled & cut
into 1/2” pieces
- 8 eggs
- blueberry syrup
Grease rectangular baking dish, 11x7x1-1/2. Spread
half of the bread pieces evenly in baking dish. Top with cream cheese.
Sprinkle with blueberries. Spread remaining bread over
blueberries. Beat eggs and milk in medium bowl until blended; pour over
To store: Refrigerator: Cover unbaked mixture
tightly with aluminum foil and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no
longer than 24 hours.
To cook from refrigerator: Oven: About 1-1/4 hours
before serving, heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake in covered baking dish
30 minutes. Uncover and bake 25-30 minutes longer or until top is
puffed and center is set. Serve with blueberry syrup.
Fudge Pudding Cake
- 1 pkg. (18.5 oz.) double chocolate muffin mix
- 2 eggs
- 3 cups very hot water
- ice cream, if desired
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 pkg. (6 serving size) chocolate fudge pudding and pie filling (not instant)
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix muffin mix
(dry), oil, 1/2 cup water and the eggs in a 3-qt. casserole; stir with
spoon until blended. Mix pudding and pie filling (dry) and 3 cups very
hot water; carefully pour over muffin batter. Bake uncovered 35-40
minutes or until puddingbubbles around edges of casserole. Serve warm with ice cream.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 11, 1996
58th Pilgrimage of antebellum homes begins next Thursday
The 58th annual Holly Springs Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Holly Springs Garden Club, opens for a
three day run next Thursday morning. Seven homes will be showcased with this year’s Pilgrimage Queen
Anne Buchanan and her escort, Andy Seale, reigning over the event. Included on the tour are Walter Place,
Dunvegan, White Pillars, Montrose, The Terrace, Latoka and Cedarhurst.
Close to Nowhere - First email ever sent goes straight to the President (by Linda Jones)
I sent my very first, personal email the other day over the Internet. I figured, if I was going to do it, do
it right, so I sent email to the President at the White House. Not frivolous email, but an urgent message.
Mrs. Dulon Howel, the oldest member of my church, is going to be 100 years old April 22. We’re hoping
for a letter from the President, congratulating her. One thing I have noticed with the Internet and email
is that it’s mostly guys. It’s rare to find a female. (Writer’s Note: How things have changed in 10 years!)
25 Years Ago - April 16, 1981
Gov.William Winter made an informal visit to Holly Springs Friday and talked with public officials,
Square merchants and shoppers, as he made his way around the Square. Gov.Winter was greeted upon
his arrival at Circuit Clerk Lucy Carpenter’s office by Sen.William Minor, Holly Springs Mayor Sam
Coopwood and Rep. Keith McNatt. Gov. Winter also visited the newly opened Food Site before heading
for Ashland, Ripley and Hickory Flat.
Representatives of the National Trust for Historic Preservation were in Holly Springs to meet with community
leaders to discuss problems in developing the area and how the Trust might be able to lend advisory
Municipal candidates prepare for Tuesday, May 12 election
With the passing of the Saturday deadlines for qualifying, the slates are set for the first primary on May
12 in the municipal elections.
50 Years Ago - April 5, 1956
Rook Moore is Mid-South winner
Rook Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Moore of Byhalia, was a two-time winner in the Mid-South
Livestock Exhibition for the FFA and 4-H Club members. His Aberdeen angus steer was named Reserve
Champion and Rook himself was judged best in showmanship.
Lightning strikes Waterford farmer
Russell Smith of near Waterford was struck by lightning Tuesday of last week about 4:30 p.m. during a
rain and electric storm and has been hospitalized. He received burns on his body and legs. He appeared
to be partially paralyzed but is now able to move his body except for one foot. Dr. R.G. Grant, who is treating
him, thinks he will soon be all right.
All roads lead to Holly Springs for annual 4-H Club Rally Day
Friday is Rally Day for the 4-H Clubs of Marshall County. The program will open at 9 a.m. at Holly
Theatre with many activities, including a movie, throughout the day. There are seven clubs in Marshall
County: Holly Springs, Byhalia, Potts Camp, Red Banks, Laws Hill, Mt. Pleasant and Slayden, with a total
of 420 members.
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