March 8, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Peanut Butter Balls
3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup dried fruit
small bowl, combine all ingredients except 2 tbsps. graham cracker
crumbs; mix well. Shape mixture into 3/4 inch balls. Roll in crumbs.
Store in refrigerator. 18 cookies.
Caramel Cereal Bars
3 cups crisp rice cereal
2 cups corn flakes cereal
Raspberry Sherbet Spritzer
3 cups raspberry sherbet
1-1/2 cups sparkling water
Place 1 scoop of sherbet in each of 6 parfait glasses. Pour about 1/4 cup sparkling water over sherbet. Garnish with raspberries, serve immediately. 6 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 7, 2002
Winning in ‘The Big House’
The Holly Springs High School Hawks celebrated a state tournament win Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28, over West Lauderdale at Mississippi Coliseum, also known as ‘The Big House.’ The Hawks, sporting a 20-12 overall record, advanced to the Class 3A semi-finals, facing Corinth Wednesday. With a win, they’ll go on to the state championship game, March 9, in Jackson.
Who was that unicorn?
Potts Camp was well represented at the Dixie National Parade by a dazzling white unicorn...er...a dazzling white Tennessee Walker stallion, “Snowy River.” Snowy, adorned with a golden horn, pranced his way along the parade route, accompanied by squeals of “Mommy, a unicorn!” He is owned and was ridden Kip Weiss of Painted Pony Ranch in Potts Camp. She and Snowy were delighted with the children’s reactions.
25 Years Ago - March 5, 1987
County soaked over weekend with downpour of 3-1/2 inches
Three and one-half inches of ran fell Thursday, Friday and Saturday on Marshall County. Records indicate that a total of 5.12 inches fell in February. High winds with gusts up to 35 mph swept through the county Saturday afternoon following a morning of flash flooding. Electric lines were down and poles broken in Slayden, Ashland, south of Ashland and south of Holly Springs. Most service was restored quickly.
Rick DeBardeleben named controller for MSCH
Frederick A. DeBardeleben IV has been named controller for McNeill-Sullivan Hospitality Corp., responsible for the company’s hotel accounting and reporting functions. DeBardeleben comes to the company from Holiday Inn, Inc., where he was most recently senior accountant for U.S. hotel operations.
50 Years Ago - March 8, 1962
Wall Doxey Sr. dies Friday
In the passing of Wall Doxey Sr., his hometown, his beloved state of Mississippi and the nation suffered a great loss. Mr. Doxey died early Friday in Memphis, Tenn. after complications from hip surgery. A graduate of Holly Springs High School, his class was the first to graduate. He was elected a Mississippi Congressman in 1928 and was re-elected to that post seven times. He leaves his son, Wall Doxey Jr. and two grandchildren. Ralph and Helene Doxey.
City considers purchase of armory site
At the regular city board meeting a matter of common interest was taken up -- the purchase of the site of the old Rebel Armory by the city, as a war memorial. An option offering the property -- six acres -- for sale to the city for $1500.00 has been proposed. Action was delayed pending investigation of construction costs to the city.
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