Thursday, September 6, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Ham Crescent Snacks
8-oz. can Pillsbury crescent dinner rolls
oven to 375°. Unroll dough and press into 4 long rectangles. Place one
slice ham on each rectangle and spread with mustard. Sprinkle with
Swiss cheese. Roll each rectangle and cut into five slices each. Place
each slice, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with
sesame seeds. Bake 15-20 minutes. Serve immediately.
4 cups shredded cabbage
1/2 cup grated carrot
3 tbsps. white vinegar
Combine all vegetables and dressing; marinate at least 1 hour. This will keep well without refrigeration, making it ideal to take along to barbecues or picnics.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 5, 2002
Football’s back in Byhalia
The Byhalia Indians played their first football game in 20 years Friday night. The Indians, playing on their own turf, lost 12-7 to Middleton, Tenn.
Towns, county continue battle against West Nile
With the number of West Nile virus deaths in Mississippi now at three, leaders in Marshall are doing whatever possible to create awareness of the disease. William Rose, public works director for Byhalia, recently completed an eight-hour training course on the virus at Mississippi State University. Symptoms of West Nile include fever, headaches, body aches, rash, muscle weakness and convulsions.
25 Years Ago - September 3, 1987
Calvester Curry killed a rattle snake near his home off new Hwy. 7 south on August 18. It had six rattles and four buttons.
Proposed P.O. site
A vacant lot across from the Holly Inn Motel on Hwy. 78 W. is the site proposed for the new Holly Springs Post Office. The postal service began searching for new locations in January. Petitions began circulating this week in opposition to the post office moving from the square.
50 Years Ago - September 6, 1962
Edmund Tyson assigned duty in New Mexico
Chief Master Sgt. Edmund Tyson, son of Mrs. Ed Tyson and the late Mr. Tyson of Holly Springs, will soon move to New Mexico, where he and his crew will operate a giant, 48-inch reflecting telescope. He and his crew from the aerial reconnaissance laboratory are going where the air is clearer and there aren’t so many lights. Tyson has been tracking satellites since 1959 and with the lab since 1953.
New scoreboard for ball games
Merchants and businessmen in Holly Springs donated approximately $1,800 for the purchase of a new scoreboard, which has been installed on the south end of the football field
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