February 25, 2010
New best friend
Come see this handsome, playful border collie mix named Cody. He will be your best friend forever if you just take him home! He’s about 18 mos. old. Call the Marshall County Humane Society at 662-564-2900 for an appointment. See Petfinder.com for a complete list of our animals for adoption.
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Onion Butter Biscuits
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup onion soup mix
butter in 8-inch foil pie pan on grill; stir in 2 tbsps. soup mix. Pour
half of the butter mixture into another 8-inch foil pie pan. Rotate
pans until mixture evenly covers bottoms and sides. Stir baking mix,
remaining soup mix and the water into a soft dough. Drop dough by
spoonfuls into hot butter mixture. Pour butter mixture from other pan
over biscuits; invert pan over pan with biscuits. Secure rims
together with wooden clothespins. Place pan on grill, 4 inches from hot
coals; cook 8-10 minutes each side. Makes ten 2-inch biscuits.
1/2 lb. ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
oven to 400°. Cook and stir ground beef and onion until meat is
browned and onion is tender. Stir in 2 tbsps. baking mix, salt, MSG,
garlic salt, catsup and sour cream, heat through. Stir 1-1/2 cups
baking mix and the water to a soft dough. Gently smooth dough into a
ball on floured, cloth-covered board. Knead 5 times. Roll dough into a
12-inch square; cut into four 6-inch squares. Place squares on
ungreased baking sheet. Spoon 1/3 cup meat mixture on each, fold dough
over to make triangles and press edges firmly together to seal
securely. Cut slit in center of each turnover. Bake 15-20 minutes.
Makes 4 servings. Serve with spicy chili sauce or heat a can of
mushroom soup, undiluted and add a dash of Worcestershire sauce.
Cherry Fruit Chews
1/4 cup butter or margarine,
1 cup sugar
Heat oven to 350°. Mix butter, sugar eggs; stir in baking mix. Gently fold in nuts, dates and cherries. Spread dough in greased 13x9 pan. Bake 30 minutes. Cool slightly and cut into 1-1/2 inch squares. Makes 4 dozen.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 24, 2000
Marshall Academy state champs
The Marshall Academy Patriots captured the state championship of Class 1AAA Saturday with a win over Indianola. Team members are: Hunter Hollingsworth, Colter Teel, Eric Polk, Allen Crain, Justin Sanders, David Oliver, Ethan Jones, Thomas Carlisle, manager; Andy Buchanan, Buster Haven, Kyle McKnight, Paul Brandon, Jason Burch, Nathan Hurdle, Coleman Carlisle, Garrett Elliott, Matthew Elliott; head coach, Chris Ferrell, assistant coach, Ricky Townsend.
Byhalia falls with 34-1 record
The Byhalia Indians captured the district championship on their way to the state championship. They were 34-0 before their first game in the north half Tuesday night, where they were defeated 61-59 by Corinth. Team members are: Emmanuel Young, Travis Moore, Darren Parker, Reginald Moore, Marcus Faulkner, Dontrell Sesson; Deadrick Bogard, Oscar Jackson, Natomi Pigues, Steve Walker, Derrel Milam, Ahart Wilson, Joseph Dodson; head coach, Charles Gilliespie.
25 Years Ago - February 21, 1985
First place winner
Courtney Loftin won first place in the “lead line” class at Marshall County Saddle Club. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loftin. Courtney is 3 years old and has been competing for two years. She just inherited a new barrel racing horse from her sister and she can’t wait until her mom is courageous enough to let her ride.
Loftin wins barrel racing
Celeste Loftin won the Jr. Division of the Southern Region Barrel Racing Association. She competed all year to win the champion saddle. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loftin. She is a member of the Marshall County Saddle Club where she won second place in barrels and poles for the year. She is also a member of the Watson Saddle Club.
50 Years Ago - February 25, 1960
Telephone failure last Friday
Local telephone subscribers were puzzled last Friday as the local switchboard was out of order. It was difficult for subscribers to get connection with the exchange between 1-2 p.m. A rectifer was blown out. Miss Devine, local official of the company, said she appreciated the cooperation of the general public during the breakdown.
Gladys Boyette speaks before Council
Meat casserole was served those who attended the Home Demonstration Council at city hall, demonstrated by Gladys Boyette, nutritionist. This illustrated how nutritional and money-saving dishes can be prepared and served by housewives. Mrs. Boyette told how we need basic foods for our well-being.
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