Decemeber 10, 2009
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pecan Crispies (Millie Rose)
1/2 cup shortening
2-1/2 cups sifted enriched flour
cream shortening, butter and sugar; add eggs and beat well. Sift dry
ingredients and add to creamed mixture; add nuts. Drop from tsp. about
2 inches apart, onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in 350° oven 12-15
minutes. Makes 5 dozen.
Beef Vegetable Soup (John Dabney Brown)
1 large soup bone
1 cup cut okra
Place bone, meat, fat, onion, celery, okra and tomato juice in large pot. Add small amount of salt and pepper and enough water to completely cover. Cook slowly 3-4 hours; cool. Remove bone and fat. Let stand overnight and skim off fat. Use some broth to cook carrots and butter beans until tender. Add corn and cook until tender. Chop tomatoes. Combine all ingredients and cook slowly 30-40 minutes. Season salt, pepper and hot pepper to taste.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - December 16, 1999
After nearly 140 years, monuments were erected in the Old Asbury Cemetery in Waterford, off Robert Ford Road, in memory of great-grandparents. Charlene and Doug McGill, Hugh and Chris Hatchett of Waterford, Jimmy Ash and Betty and Ray Huey all worked to clean the old cemetery out. The pioneer Ashes of Marshall County are buried there. They settled near Waterford in 1840.
Elton Bray showed Buck, owned by Bobby McAlexander, at the Cedar Oak Plantation Youth Field Trial. Logan Bailey was Bray’s scout. Bray and Buck received a trophy.
25 Years Ago - December 13, 1984
Protest group comes here on path of nuke train
A nuclear protest group which is walking along the path of the “white train” will be passing through Holly Springs on Dec. 14. The group, called “On The Line” is made up of women who are walking from the Trident nuclear submarine base in Bangor, Wash., to Amarillo, Texas, which is the final assembly point for nuclear warheads.
Woods in opera
Jan and Tommy Woods drove to Tulsa, Okla., to attend a Christmas opera performance at the Oral Roberts University. Their daughter, Jeana, who is a senior music major, sang the leading role in the production.
50 Years Ago - November 19, 1959
Four desperados in this area now!
Road blocks have been set up in this area to intercept a 1950 green and white Oldsmobile in an attempt to capture some North Carolina prison escapees. The road block was set up at 12 noon on Wed., as the Olds was supposed to have turned down Old Hwy. 78 with the four escaped convicts.
Last Friday the Holly Hi band went to Greenwood to take part in the Delta Band Festival. They also marched in the parade. Tuesday, they go to New Albany for their Christmas parade. The band king and queen have been elected; they are Mike Smith and Bea Hasselman.
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