October 11, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Lima Bean Bake
6 slices bacon
3 cups canned tomatoes
bacon and crumble. Sauté bacon, onion and bell pepper until lightly
browned. Pour beans and tomatoes into a large casserole dish. Add
seasonings and bacon mixture, mix well. Bake uncovered, at 300° for
Pineapple Pound Cake
3 sticks oleo or butter
1 tsp. vanilla
butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each
addition. Add vanilla and lemon juice. Stir in flour and mix well. Add
well drained pineapple, fold in and pour into a greased and floured
10-inch tube pan. Bake 1-1/2 hours at 325°. No frosting needed for this
cake! Keeps well.
Grandma’s Chew Bread
1 lb. box light brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
Combine sugar and eggs in heavy saucepan. Stir well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Stir well. Pour into a greased and floured 15x10x1 cookie sheet pan. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and cut into squares. Yield: 3 dozen.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 10, 2002
Hickory Flat unveils new gymnasium
Hickory Flat Attendance Center will open this year’s basketball season in a new gym. The first event to be held will be “Meet the Rebels,” followed by a catfish supper sponsored by the Booster Club. Afterwards, fans will be treated to a look at the new gym.
City considers offering Internet
A large number of Internet subscribers in the City of Holly Springs may soon have an option other than standard dial-up. According to IT director Ken Robinson, the city is considering offering broad band service. Pricing would be competitive with other local providers and billing would be through the Holly Springs Utility Department.
25 Years Ago - October 8, 1987
Presbyterian Church listed on National Historic Register
The First Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 151st anniversary with special ceremonies Sunday. This year’s observance will celebrate the designation of the church as a National Presbyterian Historic Site. The church is the oldest religious denomination in Holly Springs.
John Parker observes 84th birthday at home
John Parker celebrated his 84th birthday at his home in Red Banks Sunday, Sept. 27. It was given by his children, 10 of whom were present. About 300 guests were present.
50 Years Ago - October 11, 1962
Communist Party supports J.F.K.
There has been much publicity concerning the recent trouble at Ole Miss, perhaps too much. However, the most significant news item has been little publicized. An Associated Press news dispatch brought out that the Communist Party of America gave its full support to President Kennedy in his intervention of Ole Miss affairs. It is very significant that not much publicity has been given to this news item.
Lessye L. Davis honored as Agent of the Year
Miss Lessye Lee Davis is honored as Home Demonstration Agent of the year. She will be presented a citation at Dublin, Ga., at the Association’s annual national meeting, where she will represent Mississippi. She has worked 34 years in Marshall County as the Home Demonstration agent.
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