February 24, 2011
Marshall County Humane Society News
MC Humane Society fund-raiser
The Marshall County Humane Society needs your help! We’ve joined forces with The Pampered Chef, via a local consultant, to help our local adoption center in Holly Springs and the low-cost spay/neuter clinic in Byhalia.
As many of you know, it’s solely up to us, the citizens of our community, to care for stray animals and to control the pet population in our area by spaying and neutering our pets.
Many of us are cooking more at home these days and Pampered Chef offers quality kitchen tools to make that task faster, easier, and more enjoyable ~ bringing families back to the table at mealtime.
You can help us by logging onto www.pamperedchef.biz/cstarrgo -- click on “Shop Online” and enter “Marshall County Humane Society” as your host or call Starr Collins, 901-283-3843 to place an order.
Any purchase helps us!
In addition to 10-15 percent of the sales generated, we’ll also get a $3 contribution for every future show booked.
Please visit the above website or call between Feb 19-27 to place your order and help a worthy cause! Thank you.
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1 lb. fresh cranberries
1/2 cup chopped, mixed
all ingredients in 3-qt. saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce
heat and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool and
refrigerate or freeze in airtight containers. Yield, 2 pints chutney.
Sweet-Sour Tomatoes and Peppers
4 ripe tomatoes
1/2 cup white vinegar
each tomato into 8 equal wedges and place in serving bowl. Chill
thoroughly. Heat oil in heavy iron skillet until oil smokes. Add
peppers and stir rapidly until covered with gray spots. Pour vinegar
and sugar over peppers and continue cooking a few seconds, until sugar
dissolves and bubbles. Stir in cornstarch. As soon as liquid thickens,
pour over cold tomatoes and serve immediately. Serves 4-6.
Angel Hair Pasta
2 tsps. salt
1 cup light cream or milk
salt and oil to large pot of water and bring to a boil. Place pasta in
boiling water, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. Cook to al
dente stage. Drain, quickly rinse with cool water and drain again.
Return pasta to pot over low heat and add butter, lifting gently with 2
forks, to coat. Gradually add cream, gently stirring and lifting pasta.
Add Parmesan cheese, 2 tbsps. at a time, mixing gently after each
addition. Season with nutmeg and pepper and serve immediately. Serves
Martha Ruth has personally made every recipe published in her “Kitchen Recipes.”
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 1, 2001
“A Giant of a Man” Holly Springs mourns loss of The Mayor
Mayor Eddie Lee Smith, Jr., the first African-American mayor of Holly Springs, died Thursday, January 25, 2001, due to complications of surgery to remove his right kidney. Approaching the end of his third term, he was diagnosed with cancer of the kidney. The kidney was successfully removed, but he died from complications of the surgery.
“I have been blessed as a person to have lived during this time and to experience the things I have experienced. I am grateful.” Mayor Eddie Lee Smith Jr., July, 1998, commenting on his tenth year as Mayor of the City of Holly Springs.
25 Years Ago - February 20, 1986
From here to L.A. -- Sherry’s a winner on Wheel of Fortune
Rio de Janeiro -- that’s the place word that solved the puzzle for Sherry Childers on Wheel of Fortune. Sherry and her husband, Dr. David Childers, traveled to Los Angeles and NBC Studios on Feb. 11 to film the game show. Sherry’s appearance will air on March 18 (1986).
Sharon DeBerry to compete in typing contest
Sharon DeBerry, an 11th grade student at Holly Springs Vo-Tech, has been selected to compete in the Olympia National Scholastic Contest.
50 Years Ago - February 23, 1960
Public invited to hear George Sisler
George Sisler, staff writer for The Commercial Appeal and noted authority on the spread of communism, will show the film, “Communism On The Map,” at the Holly Springs High School auditorium on Monday night. This film will show how communism has spread and how it plans to engulf the United States. It also shows what you, the average citizen, can do to prevent the spread of communism.
Misty Morn crowned champ in U.S. Derby Field Trial
Misty Morn cashed in Friday in the U.S. Derby. The hard-working pointer from the kennels of Joe Hurdle and handled by Nathan Cottrell bested a derby field of 14 other dogs with some impressive work. The orange and white pointer will be entered in the National Championship to be run next week at Grand Junction, Tenn. Joe Hurdle is president of the Holly Springs Field Trial Club.
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