Thursday, June 21, 2007
Dewey is a red-headed, freckle face. He is a catahoula/lab mix that loves to play. He will be a great addition to your family! Anna is a loving calico that wants her own home and would prefer to be the only cat. If you would like to adopt either of these pets or any other pet from the Marshall County Humane Society, call 901-564-2900 or 901-212-6066.
|Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard|
Holly Springs Auxiliary
||1 c. hot chili
2 green onions, chopped
1 bag Fritos
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1/2 can Ortega chilies
Mix vegetables and cheeses, add meat. Mix mayonnaise and Ortega green chilies together. Toss salad with this dressing, top with Fritos.
|Pineapple Pork Chops and Rice|
Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Brown well on both sides in butter in a large skillet; add pineapple with syrup. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. (Always cook pork chops done.) Stack chops on one side. Add water and salt and bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover; remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
Saute meat lightly in melted butter; blend in flour until smooth and gradually add milk. Stir constantly until smooth and thickened, over medium heat. Add remaining ingredients; stir to blend. Cool. Make biscuit dough according to directions. Turn dough out on lightly floured pastry sheet and roll into a 6x15 rectangle, 1/8 inch thick. Cut into five pieces, 3x6 inches. Heap 1/5 of mixture on half of each piece of dough. Moisten edges and fold over meat. Press edges together with tines of fork to seal. Cut design in center top of turnovers for steam vents. Bake on greased baking sheet for 15-20 minutes at 425 degrees. Serve immediately. Leftover gravy may be served over these turnovers if desired.
|Chocolate Chess Pie|
Mix sugar, cocoa and flour well. Add eggs; beat well. Add vanilla, margarine and milk. Beat until well blended with fork. Pour into 9 inch uncooked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until filling doesn’t shake.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 12, 1997
World champion bull rider hosts clinic
Thirty-five cowboys from several states attended a bull riding seminar over the weekend at the Marshall County fairgrounds, held by Terry Don West, reputed to be the best in the world. West and Eddie Ragan, president of the Little Britches Rodeo, held the clinic for 35 fellows between the ages of six and 36.
Oxford makes history; elects first woman mayor
Republican Patricia Chadwick Lamar was elected as the first woman mayor of Oxford last Tuesday. This was Lamar’s second attempt for the city’s top job. She served as alderman for 12 years, with eight of those as mayor pro-tem.
Hubert McAlexander receives Josiah Meigs Award
Hubert McAlexander, professor of English at the University of Georgia and a native of Holly Springs, was awarded the coveted Josiah Meigs Award for Excellence in Teaching in May. The Meigs Award is the University’s highest teaching award.
25 Years Ago - June 3, 1982
Haley graduates Corp school
Hospital Corpsman Michael Haley, son of Edwin and Melva Haley of Red Banks, has graduated from Corps School in Millington, Tenn. He is a graduate of Holly Springs High School. He is now stationed on the aircraft carrier U.S. Ranger in the Indian Ocean.
Upward Bound group enjoys World’s Fair
More than 80 students, along with members of the Upward Bound faculty, traveled to Knoxville earlier this month to attend the 1982 World’s Fair. Upward Bound is a project at Rust College sponsoring cultural trips for its students.
Checking it out
Local residents and representatives from the Memphis Symphony checked out the facilities at Wall Doxey State Park recently, for a summer home for the symphony group. Among those touring the site were Billy Akins, founder of the original Memphis Opera Theatre, John Cranston, history professor at Rust College, Dr. John Jones, chair of the humanities dept. at Rust College and James Wright with the Memphis Symphony.
50 Years Ago - May 30, 1957
Miss Kate Clark leaves trust fund for art gallery, library, museum here
The last will and testament of the late Miss Kate Freeman Clark of Holly Springs set up a trust fund whereby her home on College Avenue and the adjoining vacant lot are to be used to construct an art gallery, library and museum to be operated, maintained and preserved for the display and exhibition of paintings, including those of Miss Clark, and the display and exhibition of other objects and relics of art or of family and historical interest. Miss Clark, who was an artist of renown, was a native of Holly Springs, where she maintained a residence except for some years spent in New York while engaged in her career. Because of discrimination against women, she painted under the name Freeman Clark.
Highway Patrol team wins state pistol shoot
The Mississippi Highway Patrol Pistol Team won first place in the state shoot at the convention of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Association in Biloxi Wednesday. Patrolman Jimmy Warren of Holly Springs was a member of the team.
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