Thursday, November 8, 2007
Marshall County Humane Society News
A doggy treat recipe
Here it is November. Let the holiday preparations begin! A large part of that revolves around food. Just this month we’ll need munchies for all the big football games, hors d’oeuvres for guests, snacks for out-of-school kids and the full-blown feast from appetizers to dessert for Thanksgiving.
With all the extra expenses and time-consuming tasks we require of ourselves this time of year we surely don’t need sick animals. We can’t foresee and prevent everything but we can be careful about letting four-leggeds sample two-leggeds’ food. They don’t need the extra calories just when we’re so busy and probably shorting them on exercise. And some of the things we eat are downright indigestible for them. Chocolate is a prime example. To us it’s a treat. To cats and dogs it’s poison.
However, since we all like to include our pets, here’s a recipe for a doggy treat that won’t wreak havoc on digestive systems. It would also make a nice holiday gift for your dog-loving friends.
Beefy Dog Treats
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. In another small bowl, dissolve bouillon in boiling water. In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, milk powder, wheat flour, rice and gelatin. Stir in the baby food, egg, oil, yeast mixture and bouillon mixture until combined; knead until mixture forms a ball.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with a floured 2-inch bone-shaped cookie cutter. Place one inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 300 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Let stand for 24 hours or until hardened. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 3 dozen. (From Taste of Home Annual Recipes, 2008.)
For an appointment at the Marshall County Humane Society sponsored, low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-252-6196. For information on adoptions, fostering and everything but the Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-564-2900. Correspondence and donations should be sent to the Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 625, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 30, 1997
Noted author considering survey of Holly Springs
Mary Carol Miller, author of the successful book “Lost Mansions of Mississippi” is contemplating a photographic survey of Holly Springs, using photographs from the vast collection of Holly Springs’ Chesley Smith. Mrs. Smith, a published author herself, is one of the city’s leading historians. Her photograph collection chronicles people, places and important events. Mrs. Smith has bequeathed her significant, historical data to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Third time winner
Can’t anybody beat Billy Cupp? This is the third time this year that Billy has won The South Reporter football contest. He was presented his $50 winning check from The South Reporter by Ronnie Shaw at The Liquor Locker. Enter the contest this week and see if you can beat Billy!
Tomica McNeil of Holly Springs, a freshman at Ole Miss, has been named to the Junior Varsity Rebelette Pom squad. The premier dance team performs at all Ole Miss women’s games.
25 Years Ago - November 4, 1982
Stennis, Whitten win big
Marshall County joined the rest of Mississippi Tuesday in giving a resounding vote of approval to U.S. Senator John Cornelius Stennis’ performance and sending him back to Washington at age 81 for a seventh term. First District Congressman Jamie Whitten breezed past television personality Fran Fawcett of Oxford.
MA players of the week
Gary Hickman and Tom Stewart were named players of the week this week for their action against Fayette. Hickman, who plays center position, was named Offensive Player of the Week. Stewart, a defensive tackle, was named Defensive Player of the Week.
HS players of the week
Cedrice Adams and Darryl Matthews have been named by O.P. White as players of the week in the game against Tunica. Adams was in on nine tackles and was named Defensive Player of the Week. Matthews was named Offensive Player for his blocking of the line.
50 Years Ago - October 17, 1957
Asiatic flu closes schools - 21 schools closed
Norman McKenzie, superintendent of the Holly Springs’ schools, announced this week that the schools would close and remain closed until Monday, Nov. 4, because of the serious outbreak of Asiatic flu. When school convened on Monday of this week, it was most evident that closing the doors of the white school, the Rosenwald colored school and the 17 other colored schools in the district was a necessary step to take. Hardly a home in this community has escaped this epidemic of flu.
Our county tuberculosis problem
Dr. R.L. Wyatt, director of the Marshall County Health Department, announced today that there are 48 known cases of tuberculosis in Marshall County. Of these cases, 17 are active, 18 are receiving home treatment and five are in the sanatorium. It is estimated that there are 145 unknown cases and X-raying must continue in order that the cases be discovered.
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