January 21, 2010
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1 cup self-rising cornmeal
1/2 cup Crisco oil
Mix all ingredients together. Pour into iron skillet. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until brown. (4-6 servings)
Creamed Dried Beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tbsp. butter
onion in butter. Blend in milk and cream cheese; stir until melted and
mixed. Add remaining ingredients; cook until heated thoroughly. Thin
with additional milk or cream cheese, if necessary. Serve over toast
triangles. (Note: This recipe also may be served in a chafing dish as a
Freeze-ahead crab appetizers
6 tbsps. butter, softened
5-oz. jar Olde English
first five ingredients; spread on muffin halves. Freeze on baking
sheet. Cut into 6-8 wedges each; store in plastic bags in freezer. To
serve, broil until lightly browned and bubbly. Add paprika for garnish.
1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. rolled pork sausage
Brown ground beef and sausage; drain and return to skillet. Cut cheese into cubes, melt with meat. Add spices, blend and cool. Spread a teaspoonful mixture on each rye round. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. (Serves 30). Note: these do not freeze well.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 20, 2000
Sen. Bill Minor appointed to finance committee
Sen. Bill Minor has been appointed chairman of the powerful finance committee. As chairman, he automatically serves on the budget committee. The senator, who represents Marshall and Benton counties, co-chairs the rules committee and serves on several other committees.
Angela Glover scores 100 percent on health exam
Angela Glover of Holly Springs was one of 10 students who scored 100 percent on the national certification exam for health information management.
Oneida Kidd honored by Presbyterian Church
Oneida C. Kidd, longtime member of First Presbyterian Church of Holly Springs, was presented a resolution in her honor Sun., Jan. 16. She is moving to Brookhaven to be near her family.
25 Years Ago - January 17, 1985
Classes dismissed as teachers seek pay hike
Public school classes in the city and county school districts will not be held Thurs., as 235 of the county’s 309 teachers will be in Jackson lobbying for a pay raise. The teachers will be traveling in the Rust College bus, chartered buses, vans and private cars.
Back-up for The Platters
Melanie Wells and the Memphis Uptown Band will perform with The Platters at the Vapor Club in Memphis Jan. 20. They will also perform sets prior to and after The Platters’ performance. Melanie is the daughter of Kay Wells of Holly Springs and Hozy Wells of Nesbit.
Lois Saxon winner at Shrinette Christmas dance
The Holly Springs Shrinettes are pleased to announce that Lois Saxon was the winner of the beautiful 1.10 carat diamond necklace, valued at over $3,000.
50 Years Ago - January 21, 1960
Rebel band takes parts in Barnett inaugural parade
In their last appearance as a marching group, the Ole Miss Rebel band took part in the inaugural parade for Gov.-elect Ross Barnett on Jan. 19 in Jackson. The world-traveled Rebels then put down their batons and became a concert band for the second semester.
Local telephone office hits all time high
Tues., Jan. 8, the snow not only caused a traffic jam on all the highways, it hit the telephone office in a big way. The girls handled 12,425 local calls and 923 long distance calls; which made a record for the Holly Springs office. By 3:30 p.m. all the circuits to Oxford, Tupelo and New Albany were out. The girls only had one line to Memphis to communicate with our neighbors. By 5 p.m. linemen from Oxford, Tupelo and New Albany were here to help restore service.
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