October 14, 2010
Warm and fuzzy!
Consider a fuzzy little companion for the winter months! We have a number of cats available at the Humane Society - black, blonde, black and white and tortoise. Call the Marshall County Humane Society at 662-564-2900 for an appointment to see all the available pets. See Petfinder.com for a complete list of our animals for adoption.
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
3-oz. pkg. cream cheese
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
Mix all ingredients together and thin with cream. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with potato chips or crackers.
1 tbsp. baking powder
oven to 400 degrees. Grease bottom of muffin tins. Sift flour with
sugar, baking powder and salt into large bowl. Add melted butter to
milk and eggs, beat with fork to mix well. Make a well in center of
flour mixture and pour in milk mixture, all at once. Stir quickly with
fork, just until all dry ingredients are moistened. Do not beat; the
batter will become lumpy. Quickly dip batter into muffin tins, filling
each slightly more than half full. Bake 20-25 minutes. Serve hot.
Should make two dozen 3-inch muffins.
St. Patrick’s Angel Salad
2 3-oz. pkgs. lime jello
2-oz. jar pimientos,
Mix Jello with very hot water until dissolved; set aside until cool. Mash cheese, add pineapple, celery, pimientos and pecans. Fold this mixture into cooled Jello and refrigerate until it begins to thicken. Whip cream until stiff and fold into Jello. Pour into mold, rinsed in cold water, and chill until firm. This is a beautiful, pale green salad. Serves 12 generously.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 28, 2000
Galena School gets reading grant of $106,000
Students at Galena School received a big boost to their reading program as one of 20 schools in the state to receive a Barksdale Reading Institute Grant. Galena’s portion of the grant money is $106,000 for the 2000-2001 school year. “We are really excited about this,” said Levan Miller, principal. Galena will use the money for professional development for teachers, the parent center and home visits.
Plant ribbon cutting
Plant representatives and local officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for BestBilt Systems, Inc. in Byhalia, at the plant formerly occupied by Fleer Co. The plant will manufacture computer assisted building components for the construction industry.
25 Years Ago - September 26, 1985
Miss Bolden to wed October 5
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Bolden and Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Thomas, all of Holly Springs, announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Karen Bolden and Barry Thomas. The wedding will take place Oct. 5.
The Kit Mott Chapter of Confederate Sons presented a framed drawing to the Marshall County Library in memory of the late Lanier Holland, member of the chapter. The drawing depicts the flag of the Third Texas Rangers, who were in Holly Springs during Van Dorn’s Raid. Among those at the presentation were Mrs. Holland, Garrie Colhoun, Bobby Mitchell, Don Ingram, David Pryor and Craig Parker.
50 Years Ago - September 22, 1960
County “Queen of the Forest”
Miss Rita Cochran was named Marshall County Queen of the Forest, Sept. 15 at Holly Springs High School. Miss Charlotte Holley was named first alternate and Miss Constance Ann Lanier was named second alternate. Little Miss Queen of the Forest for Marshall County is little Ellen Boone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Boone.
Dr. Wyatt reports on TB cases in county
Dr. R.L. Wyatt, director of the Marshall County Health Department, announced recently that there are 46 known cases of tuberculosis in Marshall County. Of the known cases, 15 are active, 26 are receiving home treatment and 6 are in the sanatorium. It is estimated that there are 138 unknown cases. X-raying must continue so that the unknown cases may be discovered.
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