August 23, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Hot Chicken Sandwich
10-3/4 oz. can cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream
first 7 ingredients several hours ahead of time to blend flavors.
Decrust bread and butter all sides. Lay 6 slices in 9x13 pan. Cover
with chicken. Top with remaining 6 slices bread. Pour sauce over and
bake at 350 ° for about 30 minutes. Serves 6.
Williamsburg Orange Cake
1-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
sugar, soda, salt, butter and shortening. Add eggs and vanilla and mix
well. Add flour and buttermilk alternately in thirds, mixing after each
addition. Stir in raisins, nuts and orange peel. Pour batter into 2
greased, floured 9” cake pans. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes. Ice with
Williamsburg Butter Frosting when cool.
Williamsburg Butter Frosting
1/2 cup butter
1 tbsp. grated orange peel
Blend all ingredients well, adding enough orange juice to make a good spreading consistency
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10 Years Ago - August 1, 2002
Ed Horwath gets hole-in-one
Ed Horwath aced the 207-yard 13th hole at Holly Springs Country Club on Sunday, July 28. He used a driver. The hole-in-one was witnessed by Lanier Robison, Bill York, Bill Boone and Ed Bounds.
Nope, Elvis won’t ever die By Sid Salter
Elvis? Still dead. That’s their story, and they’re sticking to it. Me? I don’t buy it! There are those who point to Elvis as a role model for everything bad in rock-n-roll, but I’m not one of them either. His music was rich and pure and enduring. Want to feel close to God? Listen to the King sing “Peace in the Valley.” Elvis was just a good ole’ boy with a golden voice who loved his momma and high cholesterol foods.
25 Years Ago - August 20, 1987
Laying the concrete
Concrete is being laid on the final three-mile stretch of Hwy. 78 between Red Banks and the Holly Springs bypass. The stretch is planned to be open for traffic in October.
Local students who graduated Aug. 14 from the licensed practical nursing program at Northwest Junior College - Oxford Center were Sheila Ingram of Holly Springs, Maxine Shaw of Laws Hill and Jane Thomas of Harmontown.
50 Years Ago - August 16, 1962
Compress ready for cotton season
Mr. E.B. Tolleson, manager of the Federal Compress and Warehouse at Holly Springs, announces that the sheds have been emptied of last year’s crop and the compress is ready for the 1962 crop.
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