April 12, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Crab Casserole Supreme
8 slices white bread
3 cups milk
celery and drain. Dice half of the bread into a buttered 9x13 dish. Mix
crab, onion, mayonnaise, pepper and celery. Salt and pepper to taste.
Spread over bread. Dice remaining bread and place over crab mixture.
Mix eggs and milk. Pour over crab mixture. Cover and refrigerate
overnight. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Spoon soup over top and
sprinkle with grated cheese. Dust with paprika. Bake at 325 for one
Broiled Crab Sandwiches
7.5-oz can crab, drained and flaked
1/4 cup mayonnaise
mayonnaise into crab, set aside. Beat cheese, egg yolk, onion, mustard
and salt until creamy. Spread muffins with crab. Top with cheese
mixture. Broil 2-3 minutes.
3 medium eggs
3/4 cup flour
Beat whole eggs and sugar well, until foamy. Add melted butter and flour. Beat. Pour into prepared square pan. Place apricot halves, cut side up, close together on top. Bake at 325 about 45 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar. Cut into squares.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 11, 2002
A long time coming - Benton Co. gets an ambulance
“There were five counties in Mississippi without an ambulance. Guess what? Now there are four.” Tom Shearer, director of MedStar Ambulance made that announcement and presented the key to the ambulance to Benton County at the Snow Lake Fire Dept. Monday. Magnolia Energy, a power facility located in Ashland, donated the ambulance. TCI Automotive donated $25,000 for the operation and upkeep of the new ambulance.
Sign letters of intent
Olive Branch High School seniors Adrienne Whitson of Olive Branch and Crystal Stewart of Byhalia have signed letters of intent to play women’s soccer at Northwest Community College next fall. The two will be members of the Lady Ranger soccer team, coached by Peter Jarjoura.
25 Years Ago - April 9, 1987
Winston jury returns death to Bart Mease
A Winston County jury sentenced Bart Mease, 23, of Atlanta, Ga., to death by lethal injection for the capitol murder of Marshall County Sheriff Osborne Bell, after a six-day trial in Louisville. The all-white jury deliberated almost three hours Thursday before returning the guilty verdict. Throughout the trial, members of the Bell family occupied three rows in the courtroom.
Five Holly Springs women selected Outstanding
Five Holly Springs women have been selected as Outstanding Young Women of America. Those recognized from Holly Springs include Willette Zinn Jeffries, Lisa Gail May, Helen Theresa Oliver, Sammolene Karen Prowell and Karen Louise Ratcliff.
50 Years Ago - April 12, 1962
Cecil Johnson commended
Private Cecil W. Johnson was commended by Col. Rudolph Laskowsky, director of the U.S. Artillery and Missile School Command at Ft. Sill, Okla. Johnson rated superior in the artillery radio maintenance course and was second in the class of 17. Private Johnson is the son of Mrs. Pearl Johnson of Potts Camp. He is married to the former Hazel Smith. On his transfer to Fairbanks, Ala., his wife has returned to Holly Springs and is employed with Wurlitzer.
Mrs. John D. Brown entertains daughter
Mrs. John Dabney Brown entertained with a party on Saturday, complimenting her daughter Barbara, on her eighth birthday. The Cameo Room of the Elite Cafe was decorated with spring flowers. The beautifully decorated birthday cake was the centerpiece.
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