October 18, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Shrimp Butter Ball
1 cup cooked, finely chopped shrimp
1/2 cup butter, softened
butter and add all ingredients except parsley. Combine well. Chill and
roll into a ball. Cover with half the parsley. Put in center of serving
dish and surround with remaining parsley. Chill until ready to serve.
Serve with unsalted crackers.
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. salt
Sift flour before measuring. Mix dry ingredients. Add oil, milk and eggs. Beat at medium speed, or by hand until smooth (about 1-1/2 minutes). Fill greased baking cups or pans half full. Bake on center rack at 400° for about 40 minutes. Don’t peek! If you have small muffin pans, reduce heat to 350° and cook about 25 minutes. Immediately serve with butter and jam or honey.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 17, 2002
Heavy rains hit Marshall County
An already saturated Marshall County was hit with more heavy rains last week, causing flooding, washed-out roads and at least one car accident. The North Mississippi Branch Experiment Station recorded 5.42 inches of rain Wednesday and Thursday, bringing the October total of rain to 8.58 inches.
Rust teacher gets state humanities award
Zebedee Jones, assistant director of music and choir director at Rust College has been selected as this year’s outstanding humanities teacher by the Mississippi Humanities Council.
25 Years Ago - October 15, 1987
Post office on square to remain in service
Citizens who have worked to maintain a post office on the square received official word Thuesday that their wishes have been granted. Stephen Gordon of the U.S. Postal Service in Washington, said in a letter to Mrs. Everett (Gladys) Slayden that a postal presence will remain on the square.
Airman Christopher M. Vinson, son of Claude and Cornelia Vinson of Holly Springs, has graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He is a 1987 graduate of Holly Springs High School.
50 Years Ago - October 18, 1962
GA’s coronation service
At the Girls’ Auxiliary coronation service, First Baptist Church, Marie Sigman was recognized as queen; Ellen Boone, flower girl; Terry Dent, crown bearer. Six maidens, five ladies-in-waiting and four princesses were also recognized. Officials recognized were Dr. Earl Kelly, pastor; Mrs. Lee O. White, WMU president; and Mrs. W.C. Sandusky, GA director.
Pledges to club
A Holly Springs girl has been named as head Jester pledge at Mississippi State College for Women. She is Jo Ann Hurdle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hurdle. Faith Winter of Holly Springs and Lydia Ann Lea of Byhalia are pledged to Lancers at the “W.”
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