Thursday, July 5, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pecan Party Biscuits
2 cups flour
1/2 cup broken pecans
dry ingredients together. Cut margarine into flour mixture with pastry
blender or fork until mixture is the consistency of cornmeal. Add
pecans. Combine milk and egg. Add to flour mixture and stir with a
fork. Turn dough onto lightly floured board and knead two or three
times. Roll dough 1/3-inch thick. Cut into 1-inch rounds with floured
cutter. Bake on cookie sheet 12-15 minutes in 425-degree oven. Yields
Delicious Blueberry Muffins
2 cups flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
Sift dry ingredients twice. Add milk and beaten egg to melted butter. Combine with dry ingredients, mixing just enough to moisten. Lightly fold in blueberries and fill well greased muffin tins no more than 2/3 full. Bake at 400 degrees about 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Makes 12 muffins.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 4, 2002
Ladies of the Realm
Emery Katherine Carrington and Anne Mather Greer have been selected as Ladies of the Realm in the 71st celebration of Carnival Memphis. Emery is representing Byhalia and Anne is representing Holly Springs.
Bill and Dianne Wage represented Holly Springs this year at the “Mississippi Picnic in the Park,” June 8, in Central Park, New York City.
25 Years Ago - July 2, 1987
Beckley accepts college presidency
Dr. David L. Beckley, director of institutional advancement at Rust College, has accepted the presidency of Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, a historically black, four-year college, founded in 1873. The president of Rust College, Dr. W.A. McMillen, has appointed Sylvester Oliver, chair of the division of humanities, as acting director of institutional advancement.
Senior 4-H members for Marshall County attended State 4-H Congress June 16-18 at Mississippi State University. Walker Howell Jr., Gregory Evans, Derrick Dowdy, Devin and Kevin Isom received blue ribbons for their performance and performed for the entire Congress at the night assembly.
50 Years Ago - July 5, 1962
Betty Hollingsworth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Hollingsworth of Potts Camp, received the 1962 Crisco Award for outstanding work in home economics at Potts Camp High School.
Victory decisive against union
The election held at the Coated Abrasives plant June 29 resulted in a defeat for organization of a local Papermakers Union. The vote was 64 against and 24 for it.
The Coated Abrasives plant is now in its 11th year of successful operation, with approximately 100 people now employed.
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