November 29, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Jubilee Peach Cake
1 cup chopped pecans
oven to 325°. Grease and flour tube pan. Sprinkle pecans over bottom of
pan. Mix cake mix, pudding, eggs, water, oil, and Schnapps. Pour over
pecans. Bake, Cool. Remove from pan. Prick top.
In pan, melt butter. Add water and sugar; heat until sugar dissolves.
When cool add Schnapps. Spoon glaze evenly over top and sides of cake.
Carolina Pound Cake
2 sticks margarine
1/2 tsp. salt
Let margarine and eggs come to room temperature. Cream margarine and Crisco together. Add sugar gradually. Cream well, as this improves the texture. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat well after each. Sift flour, salt and baking powder together. Add alternately to sugar mixture with milk to which you have added the 3 flavorings. Begin and end with the flour. Baked in a greased and floured tube pan at 325° for 1-1/2 hours.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 28, 2002
Lifetime achievement award
Collins Hurdle VFW Post #5697, Post Commander Bill Janssen, honored Joe and Mattie Ridgway on Veterans Day with a Lifetime Achievement Award for many years of outstanding work and dedication to the post, the Ladies Auxiliary and to our nation’s veterans.
To participate in Thanksgiving parade
Four of Marshall Academy’s freshmen cheerleaders, Sarah Stacks, Bronwyn McNeill, Rebecca Thompson and Anne Bishop were chosen All-Star cheerleaders by UCA staff while attending summer camp. They will participate in the Thanksgiving Day parade in Houston, Tx., on Nov. 28.
25 Years Ago - November 26, 1987
Sand Flat school renaming Nov. 28
The official name-changing ceremonies of Sand Flat High School will be held in the school gym Nov. 28. The school’s name is being changed to H.W. Byers High School in honor of the principal, H.W. Byers, for 30 years of dedicated service to the school and community.
Hollingsworth christened at Byhalia Methodist
Boyce McCrary Hollingsworth was christened Nov. 8 at Byhalia United Methodist Church. Boyce’s christening gown has been handed down in the McCrary family since the late 1800s. Amery Wright Moore sang a song to Boyce before the christening. A luncheon was served at Cedar Hill by Mrs. Claude Locke, grandmother, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hollingsworth, parents.
50 Years Ago - November 29, 1962
Fifty-six dogs running in Holly Springs field trial
An enthusiastic group gathered at Johnny’s Cafe for dinner and the drawing of the Holly Springs Field Trials. Approximately 125 field trial followers were present. After a delicious meal, the meeting was presided over by J.K. Hurdle, president of the local club. Fifty-six dogs were entered in the four-stake program and the dogs were cast off under good condition at 8 a.m. Monday.
Whitley Cocke is Outstanding Young Farmer
Mr. Whitley Cocke of the Holly Springs area was honored this past Saturday night, Nov. 24, as one of 17 Outstanding Young Farmers of Mississippi at the state Jaycee banquet in Brookhaven.
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