Thursday, March 15, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Shrimp Butter Ball
1 cup cooked, finely chopped shrimp
1/2 cup butter, softened
butter and all all ingredients except parsley. Combine well. Chill and
roll into a ball. Cover with half the parsley. Put in center of serving
dish and surround with remaining parsley. Chill until ready to serve.
Serve with unsalted crackers.
Brandied Sweet Potatoes
4 large sweet potatoes or yams
1 cup brown sugar
(Blend together and sprinkle over casserole.)
Boil potatoes until soft. Peel, put in mixing bowl and beat with electric mixer. Add eggs, cream, spices and sugar to taste. Beat until light (should be the consistency of thick batter. Stir in liquor. Taste. Add more liquor if neccessary! Pour into casserole and cover with topping. Bake in moderate oven, 350° until topping has browned slightly.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 14, 2002
Fergenia Hood inducted into sorority hall of fame
Fergenia Hood, a member of Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. was inducted into Mississippi State’s Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Hall of Fame at the sorority’s annual meeting.
Hawks fall in closing seconds
The Holly Springs Hawks seemed to have a win over Corinth and a trip to the state championship game in their grasp. And it all slipped away in the last 11 seconds. “I thought we had it,” coach Naylond Hayes said. Despite the disappointment of the loss, Hayes is pleased with his young team; which features only one senior. “I’m very proud of these players,” he said. “They represented themselves, their school and their community very well.”
25 Years Ago - March 12, 1987
Aldermen hire Tom Boone as utility manager
The Holly Springs Board of Aldermen have hired Tom Boone, a former candidate for mayor and editor of the Marshall Messenger, as the new manager of the Holly Springs Utility Department, Mayor John Dabney Brown announced Monday. Boone will assume his new position April 1. The utility manager job has been vacant since May, 1986.
Smith is Eagle Scout
Lee Eric Smith of Holly Springs received the Eagle Scout medal during a ceremony at Asbury Church Sunday. The presentation was made by Donald Street, who was the first black Eagle Scout in the Yocona Scout area. Lee Eric is a member of Troop 68, with scoutmaster Bill Scott. Lee Eric is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Lee Smith.
50 Years Ago - March 15, 1962
Telephone company employee receives service pin
Eleanor Glynn Teel was presented a pin in recognition of five years service with the telephone company. Chief operator, Ava P. Divine, made the presentation in the lounge of the telephone office. She also presented Teel with a red carnation corsage.
The Federal Compress and Warehouse reports that as of March 10, 1962, a total of 48,772 bales of cotton has been received by the compress. This is an increase of 8,526 bales over the same period in 1961. Receipts from the 1962 crop are practically complete, and only a few more bales are expected to be brought in.
State is leader in hardwood pulp
More than half of Mississippi’s 30,000,000 acres is forestland. Mississippi produces more hardwood pulp than any other state.
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