Thursday, April 5, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
East Texas Remoulade Sauce
4 finely chopped or sieved hard boiled egg yolks
2 tbsps. Worcestershire sauce
Blend all ingredients well and refrigerate for 12 hours before serving. Add vinegar if thinner sauce is desired. Makes 1 quart.
Fire and Ice Salad
6 large ripe tomatoes
tomatoes and cut into quarters. Remove seeds from green pepper and cut
into strips. Cut onion into thin slices. Remove seed from avocado and
slice into wedges.
1/2 tsp. salt
Boil all ingredients for one minute and cool. Pour over tomatoes, green pepper and onion and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Just before serving, add cucumber slices and avocado wedges.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 4, 2002
Byhalia wants to buy old school building
Byhalia Mayor Scooter Dempsey informed the board of supervisors Monday of his desire for the town to purchase the old Byhalia High School. Dempsey said the facility would be used as office space.
Officials dig dirt to start road construction
Local and state officials broke ground Monday afternoon on a long-awaited road project. Work has officially begun on the Holly Springs bypass project, which will connect east and west highways around the city.
Gov. Musgrove in Holly Springs
Gov. Ronnie Musgrove was in Holly Springs Monday to speak at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon and participate in the groundbreaking for the new bypass.
25 Years Ago - April 2, 1987
Defense claims Sheriff Bell’s shooting was an ‘accident’
Testimony began in Louisville Tuesday morning in the capitol murder trial of Bart Mease, 23, who is charged with the shooting death of Marshall County Sheriff Osborne Bell on May 7. The defense attorney characterized Sheriff Bell’s death as an “accident.”
Continuous snow seen as a ‘blessing in disguise’
Monday’s snow put a halt to springtime activities. Although unusual, late March snow is not unheard of. The last recorded spring snow was in 1968.
Ivy Owen, formerly of Holly Springs, was honored as one of the 1987 Distinguished Sales Award winners. He is employed at the SunBay Beach Club in Hot Springs, Ark.
50 Years Ago - April 5, 1962
Bea Hasselman selected
Bea Hasselman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fort Gholson of Holly Springs, has been selected as one of 100 “Cotton Belles” and will appear at the Methodist Municipal Auditorium on Saturday night, March 31.
Brownie troop on “Looney Tunes”
Brownie Troop No. 467, Holly Springs Girl Scouts, will appear on “Looney Tunes” Thursday afternoon. Leaders of the troop are Mrs. Andy Bowie, Mrs. John D. Brown and Mrs. Billy Holbrook.
Potts Camp gets federal aid
A telegram received Tuesday from the office of Senator John Stennis advised that an advance of $1520 for planning a sewer system for Potts Camp has been approved.
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