Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Olive Cheese Ball
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese softened
4 cups shredded, mild Cheddar cheese
Combine all ingredients except pecans. Mix well, shape into ball and coat with pecans.
1 cup self-rising cornmeal
2 eggs, beaten
all ingredients except bacon drippings, mixing well. Heat bacon
drippings in a 10-inch heavy skillet. Pour all but 2 tbsps. of hot
drippings into cornmeal mixture. Pour batter into hot skillet and bake
at 400 for 30 minutes or until brown.
Orange Date Nut Cake
1 cup butter or 2 sticks oleo and 1 tbsp. shortening
2 cups sugar
Cream shortening and sugar; beat in eggs, one at a time. Dissolve soda in buttermilk; add alternately with sifted flour in 3 parts to cream mixture, beating constantly. Add remaining ingredients. Pour into tube pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 15, 2000
Hwy. 72 four-lane complete Thursday
When the ribbon-cutting is held on Hwy. 72 at the Benton-Tippah county line Thursday morning, June 17, the last segment of Hwy. 72 will be completed. With the 17-mile stretch finished, Hwy. 72 is completely four-laned all across Mississippi, except for the four miles west of Mt. Pleasant to the Tennessee line. That stretch was not included in the 1987 plan.
Snow Lake Shores walk trail finished
The great new walking trail at Snow Lake Shores has been completed except for a few lights. The trail is located next to the community center and surrounds the gazebo/park area. The severe weather warning siren is also now in place.
25 Years Ago - June 13, 1985
Kloha sisters meet vice president Bush
Debbie and Pam Kloha met vice president George H. Bush following commencement exercises at the University of Mississippi on May 18. The sisters were guests at a luncheon at the Chancellor’s residence. Pam is chairman of the College Republicans and Debbie is editor of The Daily Mississippian, the Ole Miss newspaper.
May be youngest alderman
Mims Clayton, fresh out of college, may be the youngest alderman in the state. According to the MS Municipal Association, “If he’s 22, he very possibly is the youngest alderman in the state.” Clayton, a newly-elected Byhalia aldermen, said he campaigned intensively and knocked on every door that didn’t have a big dog.
50 Years Ago - June 16, 1960
Marjorie Moore honored
Marjorie Moore of Red Banks was honored at the annual ceremony for honors at Kings College, Bristol, Tenn., on May 28. She was presented with an achievement award in the literature course. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hal Moore of Red Banks, she is secretary of the rising junior class, president of Pi Pi Sigma and on the Dean’s List.
Brand new 1960 Dodge Senica
Four-door sedan, six cylinders, standard transmission, heater, defroster, rubber cushions, directional signals, stone shields, dual sun visors, armrests, front and rear, and white wall tires. ONLY $2,536.40. Brown and Gulledge Motor Co., W.W. Henderson, Holly Springs. Phone 1093J.
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