Marshall County Humane Society News
Marshall County Humane Society has their big annual fund-raiser coming up on Friday evening, August 6, 5:30 to 9 p.m. “Dog Days Goes Country,” which will be held at the VFW in Holly Springs.
We have so many items for auction that we can’t list them all, such as trips to Nashville and the Smokeys, accessories and treats for your dog, cat or horse; paintings, jewelry, tools for the guys, dinners for two with movies, plants and even tickets for the Liberty Bowl. There will be many collectible items, so don’t miss out!
Early in the evening we’ll hold the silent auction, but don’t miss the live auction later, held by auctioneer, John Caldwell, from Tiplersville Auction Co., which has been run by his family for years.
And you can enjoy music from the very talented fiddler and violinist, Donna Wolf, who has entertained for parties and events all over the Memphis area, plus the tantalizing food from chef Michael Pratt. And don’t forget the wine tasting table, presented by Glazers of Mississippi, if you want to find your new favorite taste.
This will be a really fun event, so don’t miss out!
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Mardis Gras Madness
1 ice ring
1 fifth vodka, to taste
ice ring in bottom of punch bowl. Add liquids in order given. Float
slices of oranges and limes on top. Makes about 65 one-half cup
servings (8-9 quarts).
Crabmeat au Gratin
1/2 cup celery, chopped fine
1 tsp. salt
onions and celery in butter until soft. Add flour to this mixture. Add
milk gradually, stirring constantly. Add egg yolks, salt, red and black
pepper. Cook for 10 minutes. Put crabmeat in a bowl and pour sauce
over. Blend well and place in a lightly greased casserole and sprinkle
with grated cheese. Bake at 375 degrees until browned, approximately 15
minutes. Serves 4-6.
Chicken Asparagus Quiche
2 9-inch unbaked pie shells
2 cups cooked chicken, chopped fine
Snap off and discard woody portion of fresh asparagus; cook in boiling salted water until tender crisp. If using frozen, cook according to directions, until tender crisp. Divide onions, Swiss cheese and chicken evenly between the 2 pie shells, cut asparagus spears so that each spear fits from the edge of the pie shell to the center. Arrange spears evenly in spoke fashion on top of quiche ingredients, tips to edge, ends to center. Sprinkle sliced pimiento among asparagus spears. Salt and pepper to taste. Combine eggs and milk, beating well. Pour over ingredients. Bake at 375 degrees 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serves 8-10.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 28, 2000
Storm packs powerful wind causing wide damage in county area
Straight line winds ripped through Marshall County in a storm system last Thursday, taking down trees and power lines and damaging homes and businesses. The high winds knocked trees into power lines in Byhalia and left 1,000 of North Central Electric Power Association’s customers in the dark.
BellSouth bill will reflect drop of past zone charges
Local residents will see major changes on their phone bills this month. Some charges for local calling have been reduced while long distance charges may increase. One reduction the telephone company is making is the drop of the zone mileage charge. Area calling service is also being expanded.
25 Years Ago - July 25, 1985
Potts Camp residents attend basketball camp
Potts Camp residents participating in the Ole Miss Lady Rebel basketball camp, with Lady Rebel coach Van Chancellor, held at the University of Mississippi recently were Tammy Work, Dianne Wilkinson, Melissa Ritts, Sarah Johnson and Tresha Smith.
Castle attends basketball camp
Courtney Castle of Slayden attended the Ole Miss Lady Rebel basketball camp, with Lady Rebel coach Van Chancellor, held at the University of Mississippi.
The Vadah Cochran art studio, a nice commercial building on Holly Street, is offered for sale by Bonds Realty.
50 Years Ago - July 28, 1960
Laws Hill to get telephones
Telephones are coming to Laws Hill out of Holly Springs! Officials of Southern Bell Telephone announced that canvassing had been completed to serve 44 applicants in this area. Representative Gladys Slayden, of Marshall County, stated “This is something we have been working on a long time. Completion of this project should come in the fourth quarter of the year.
Bailey Howell, All American basketball player, visits here
Bailey Howell, the only All American basketball player Mississippi has ever had, visited in Holly Springs last week, contacting Mississippi State alumni. Bailey now plays with the Detroit Steelers. He was the guest of Chancery Clerk Roger Woods, owner of the Hitching Post Restaurant, for lunch.
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