Thursday, June 29, 2006
Cooking class held at Marshall CountyExtension Service to celebrate Dairy Month
By JANET JOLLEY, County Extension Director
A dairy cooking class was held at the Marshall County Extension office on Thursday, June 15, to celebrate Dairy Month, which is held in June of each year.
The 13 children had a wonderful morning learning some basic cooking skills and making several recipes.
Three Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers assisted in the cooking class. Participants enjoyed making pizza dip, pizza squares, smoothies, and New Year&rsquos Eve Cheeseball with &ldquoice cream in a bag&rdquo as the grand finale.
The children not only learned about cooking with dairy products but also learned the importance of consuming three cups of milk a day or the equivalent to ensure that they had strong bones.
The children who participated were Grace Dunlap, Robin Bryant, Meredith Collins, Remy Collins, Thomas Passons, Trenton Robinson, Ashley Doole, Alina Doole, Steven Elgin, Allyson Smith, Allyiah Smith, Alec Smith, and Chris Davis. MHV members assisting were Daisy Walton, Wilmer Jones and Deloris Plaxico.
Also, assisting County Extension Director Janet Jolley and 4-H Agent Lemon Phelps was 4-H member Devin Doole.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 20, 1996
Signs with Bears
Fabian Bownes, grandson of R.C. and Clara Mae Bownes of Holly Springs, recently signed a football contract with the Chicago Bears. He joined the Bears as an undrafted rookie out of Western Illinois last year and spent the season on the practice squad before being signed to the 53-man rooster for the season.
The Internet is our future -- whether we like it or not (by Walter Webb)
We attended the Mississippi Press Convention last week on the Gulf Coast. It is quite evident that “gaming” is revitalizing the Coast, which had seemingly never recovered from the devastation of Hurricane Camille almost 27 years ago. One session of the Convention was about the Internet and the future of newspapers. A web-staff person from the Charlotte Observer made a presentation about the future of newspapers on the Internet and “history’s ten most intriguing statements about technology. No. 7: Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons. No. 3: There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. No. 2: 640K ought to be enough for anyone! (Bill Gates). No. 1: Internet publishing is of no interest to newspapers
25 Years Ago - June 25, 1981
Frances Carpenter won $1000 Tuesday in the nationwide Coca-Cola giveaway. Coke manager Harold Carden presented Mrs. Carpenter “a fistful of money” for her winning cap. Mrs. Carpenter and Shirley Smith were taking a break at the Wurlizter plant. Mrs. Smith was drinking another drink and asked Mrs. Carpenter for her bottle cap to remove the cap lining on her bottle to see if she’d won anything. She didn’t, but when Mrs. Carpenter opened hers, the $1000 popped up. Mr. Carden said the odds on winning a $1000 prize is one in 175,000.
Other local winners include Catherine Booth of the University of Mississippi, Liberty Plaza, Oxford, $100; Linda Boyd, Holly Springs, Liberty Gro., $100; and Robert L. Bynum, Potts Camp, Piggly Wiggly, $100.
Davises assigned to Slayden branch of the Mormon Church
Elder and Sister Merril H. Davis have been assigned to the Slayden branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) as missionaries. They come here from Spanish Fort, Utah.
50 Years Ago - June 28, 1956
Cotton is blooming in Marshall County
Cotton blooms are coming into The South Reporter, the first belonging to Landon Walker, on Friday. His DPL-15 was planted April 15. He has 31-1/2 acres of this cotton, which he described as “up to your pant’s pockets.” Mr.Walker lives at Rt. 2, Waterford. L.E. Devore brought in the second bloom. Jackie Slayden brought in the third and the fourth came from the Yarbrough brothers in Red Banks. Andrew Shaw brought in the fifth bloom.
New books at your County Library
Fiction: “Beloved,” by Vina Delmar; “The Search for Bridey Murphy,” by Morey Bernstein; “The Case of the Demure Defendant,” by Erle Stanley Gardener. History: “A History of the Southern Confederacy,” by Clement Eaton.
Local boys enlist with Marine Rebels
Houston Tucker and Henry Allen Dobbs left Tuesday for the Marine base at Parris Island, S.C. They enlisted in the Rebel Division. Tucker’s oldest brother, Sgt. Robert L. Tucker, is a Marine at Ft. Bragg. N.C.
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