March 25, 2010
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Betty Crocker’s Quick & Easy Cookbook
String Cheese Sticks
2-1/4 cups Bisquick
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Heat oven to 450°. Stir Bisquick and milk until soft dough forms; beat 30 seconds with spoon. Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick; gently roll in Bisquick to coat. Shape into ball, knead 10 times. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut into eight 6x2 inch rectangles. Roll each rectangle around 1 piece of cheese. Pinch edge into roll to seal; seal ends. Roll on surface to completely enclose cheese sticks. Place seam sides down on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Mix butter and garlic powder; brush over warm cheese sticks before removing from cookie sheet. Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping. Serves 4 - two sticks each.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 23, 2000
Police training for violence response
Capt. Patricia Selman recently received training in critical response to school violence, which has happened with such tragic results in schools across the country. Working with Lt. John Norman, she plans to teach others how to deal with the potential problem also. The classes teach how to respond in the event of a school shooting, such as the one at Columbine High School last April.
Marshall County Historical Museum celebrates 30th birthday
(By Lois Swanee, museum curator) The Marshall County Historical Museum is having a birthday! We’re 30 this month (our birthstone is the grindstone). Thirty years ago, we heard that the Synodical College building was going to be razed; to save it, we asked for it as a museum. Now, we have 40,000 artifacts to see and enjoy!
25 Years Ago - March 21, 1985
Clipper Abrasives to close local plant
Clipper Abrasives, the first major industry to locate in Holly Springs, in 1951, will shut down operations on June 30, putting 54 employees out of work.
Legislature kills veto; teachers get $2,400 pay raise
The Mississippi House and Senate overrode a veto of the teacher pay bill by Gov. Bill Allain. The override approved a $2,400 pay raise for this year and $1,000 increases in 1986 and 1987. Legislators see no need for a teachers’ strike now.
Eddie Lee Smith running for mayor
“After prayerful consideration and encouragement from family and friends, I have decided to seek the office of Mayor of Holly Springs. This decision is drawn out of concern for our city.”
50 Years Ago - March 24, 1960
Marshall County’s Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Fred (Leta Ellis) Belk describes her new venture as the “best opportunity I’ve had in my life to give.” Mrs. Belk has conducted a private kindergarten for nine years and has guided and instructed first graders at Holly Hi for seven years. Parting reluctantly with her beloved beginners, Mrs. Belk accepted a special education class this year, Marshall County’s first. For her untiring efforts toward the education of our children, the Marshall County Woman’s Club salutes Mrs. Belk as “teacher of the year!”
Another new factory in Holly Springs!
The Wurlitzer Company announces plans for a new division in Holly Springs, with Robert Dent as manager. The Wurlitzer plant, with construction beginning soon, will occupy 60,000-square-feet of space and employ around 300.
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