November 8, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Tomato Soup Salad
2 3-oz. pkgs. lemon gelatin
1 cup salad dressing
Dissolve gelatin in hot water and cool. Heat tomato soup slowly and dissolve the cream cheese into it. Cool. Combine gelatin and soup mixtures. Add salad dressing. Add remainder of ingredients. Mix well and refrigerate until firm. Serves 14-16.
Green Chili Squares
1 lb. sharp Cheddar cheese
2 cups biscuit mix
cheese in lightly oiled 9x13 pan. Spread chilis over cheese. Mix last 3
ingredients. Gently pour mixture over cheese-chili layer. Bake at 350°
for 30 minutes, until light brown. Cool slightly, cut into
squares and serve hot. Note: Freezes well. Cut into squares,
place in aluminum foil to freeze. Reheat at 350°.
Texas Style Red Beans and Rice
1 lb. ground beef
2 tsps. salt
Saute meat in oil, Add bell pepper and onion. Drain off excess oil. Add tomatoes, water, salt and chili powder. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add raw rice and beans. Pour into buttered casserole. Cover. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Stir and recover, cook for 30 minutes. Serves 4-6.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 7, 2002
Coach Greer retiring
Sammie Greer led a football team onto the field for the final time Friday night. Like all the other times in his 30-year coaching career, he was running alongside the players and smiling. “I am sad and happy, Greer said. “I don’t know how missing football is going to affect me. I wonder how I will feel next year. But it’s time for a young coach to come in and move the team forward.
Tank moved to new home in city
An M-60 tank, heavily used in Vietnam, has a new home. It was escorted from the National Guard Amory on Hwy. 4 East to the Collins-Hurdle VFW Post 5697 on Hwy. 7 South. An enormous National Guard truck pulled the tank.
25 Years Ago - November 5, 1987
Ray Mabus is Mississippi’s new governor
Despite a surprisely close race statewide, Marshall County gave wide support to former State Auditor Ray Mabus in his quest for the governor’s office. Mabus pulled 68.7 percent of the votes cast Tuesday against Republican challenger Jack Reed.
Robert and Billie Barkley of Barkley’s Eastside Grocery in Holly Springs have been following the Pro Circuit Bass Tournament trail since March, 1987. They fished in the qualifying at Columbus Pool on Sept. 26 and placed 18th in the top 20. In the Sardis Lake Classic on Oct. 31, they finished fifth place.
50 Years Ago - November 8, 1962
Holly Springs churches looted Sunday a.m.
Thieves visited Holly Springs Sunday morning during church hours and perpetrated two of the boldest and most heinous robberies ever to occur in our city. At the First Baptist Church, female members of the choir were the victims, with purses rifled in the robe room. At the Presbyterian Church wallets were removed from ladies’ purses and looted.
Cotton harvest 90 percent complete
At the close of business on Nov. 5, 1962, the Federal Compress and Warehouse at Holly Springs had received a total of 34,306 bales of cotton. On the same date last year, 33,781 bales had been received. The increase is attributed to a more rapid harvest rather than an increase in production. The crop for this area is estimated to be several thousand bales below last year’s crop.
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