Thursday, May 3, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Texas Sheet Cake
2 sticks oleo
1/2 tsp. salt
1 box confectioner’s sugar
2 sticks oleo with water and cocoa. Blend with flour, sugar and salt.
Beat eggs with sour cream and soda. Blend with flour mixture. Bake at
400° on ungreased cookie sheet (jelly roll pan) 15 minutes. Leave in
1 lb. ground beef
16 oz. can chopped tomatoes, drained
Saute meat with onion. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Simmer 15 minutes. May be topped with corn chips, shredded cheese, lettuce, chopped tomatoes, avocado, sour cream, etc.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 25 2002
Benton County opens state-of-art courthouse
The Benton County Board of Supervisors welcomed Gov. Ronnie Musgrove and other state officials to the grand dedication of the new Benton County Courthouse April 20. The new courthouse, formerly ABC Garment Factory, houses 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art technology and equipment used for the modern courtroom.
Ash elected chairman of State Veterans Affairs
J.M. “Flick” Ash of Potts Camp has been elected as chairman of the State Veterans Affairs board.
The 64th annual Pilgrimage is here! Homes on the tour this year include Walter Place, Latoka, Strawberry Plains, Grey Gables, Walthall Freeman Clark and Montrose.
25 Years Ago - April 23, 1987
City 150 years old
On May 12, Holly Springs will be officially 150 years old, having been incorporated after lands were opened up with the signing of the Chickasaw Session.
The 49th annual Pilgrimage gets underway April 24-26. Ribbon-cutting will be at Montrose Friday. Present for the event will be Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality Mary Beth Fisher. Emcee will be Joe Williams of Channel 13 News. Holly Springs’ mayor will be accompanied by Pilgrimage queen Nancy Hagins and her escort Charles Ames IV. Mrs. George Buchanan III is Pilgrimage chairman and Mrs. Harvey McCrosky is Holly Springs Garden Club president.
50 Years Ago - April 26, 1962
Eleven beautiful homes await opening of Pilgrimage
Another year has rolled away and it is again Pilgrimage time in Holly Springs. The Pilgrimage, which opens Friday, April 27, will be headquartered at Holly Theatre, where tickets and programs will be available. Homes open will be Montrose, Herndon, Cedarhurst, Mimosas, Tuckahoe, Magnolias, McCarroll Place, Cuffawa, Colonsay Cottage and Featherston Place.
“Pitch to Home Plates -- Shop Piggly Wiggly”
Round steak, 79¢ lb.; T-bone steak, 99¢ lb.; sirloin steak, 89¢ lb.; sirloin tip roast, 99¢ lb.; rump roast, 99¢ lb. Bacon, 39¢ lb. Pepsi-Cola, 69¢ case; large size Tide, 19¢. Fresh liver, 29¢ lb.; back ribs, 49¢ lb.; weiners, 49¢ lb.; chitterlings, 2 lbs. 49¢. We have premium lamb at all times. Bananas, 10¢ lb.; oranges, 29¢ doz.; corn, 3 ears, 29¢; tomatoes, 19¢ lb.; purple hull peas, 2 lbs., 35¢; English peas, 2 lbs., 35¢.
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