Thursday, September 27, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Crunchy Chicken Cheese Bake
8 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
8 thin tomato slices
a 3 qt. oblong baking dish place chicken; top with slices of cheese. In
a small bowl, stir soup and spread soup over cheese; top with tomato
slices. Combine melted butter and stuffing. Stir until mixed. Sprinkle
mixture over tomato slices. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until
chicken is done. Serve over rice.
Blueberry Pound Cake
1 cup butter
1/2 tsp. salt
butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Sift 2 cups flour, baking
powder and salt; add to creamed mixture. Dredge blueberries in
remaining flour and fold into mixture. Pour in a greased Bundt pan
coated with sugar. Bake 1 hour, 15 minutes at 325°.
1 cup butter (do not substitute)
2 cups plain flour
Cream together butter, sugar and salt. Blend in egg yolk. Mix in flour and cinnamon. Butter a 12x16 cookie sheet. Pat dough in pan. Spread egg white on top of dough. Sprinkle nuts on top. Bake in a 300° oven until firm, about 30 minutes. Cut into squares while hot. Makes 3-4 dozen. Remove from pan when cool. Store in tightly closed tin.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 26, 2002
Watson firefighters get $50,445 federal grant
A Marshall County fire department is the recipient of a much-needed federal grant. Sen. Trent Lott announced the Watson Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $50,445 for firefighting and personal protective equipment.
Ralph Thompson honored on 80th birthday
Ralph Thompson celebrated his 80th birthday on Sun., Sept. 15. He has nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A host of relatives attended the celebration. (See 50 Years Ago)
25 Years Ago - September 24, 1987
Congressional delegation working on P.O. solution
The Congressional delegation in Washington has been contacting officials of the U.S. Postal Service to bring about a solution to the relocation of the Holly Springs Post Office. Representatives with the offices of Sens. Thad Cochran and John Stennis and Rep. Jamie Whitten confirmed that they are responding to letters and phone calls from their constituents. Congressman Whitten said that while Congress has no control over the U.S. Postal Service, he will “persuade them” to maintain service on the square, “using all the arguments I know.”
50 Years Ago - September 27, 1962
Queen of the Forest
Myra Thompson, 17-year-old brunette daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thompson of Mt. Pleasant, was selected Queen of the Forest, in the Mississippi Forestry Commission contest held at the high school auditorium Sept. 13. Myra succeeds Bea Hasselman, last year’s queen.
Teens’ A’Whirl by Janice Morrow
The Oakland Hornets will buzz into town to play our rompin’ stompin’ Tigers. Much of the spirit and boost for the game has been supplied by a “Beat Hornets” supper given by Mr. and Mrs. O’Brian at the Hitching Post. A group of the cats really turned loose after supper with the Twist and the Stomp.
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