Thursday, December 13, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
16-oz. tomato bits (drain most of juice)
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
Mix ingredients together in a blender or food processor until consistency is thick but still chunky.
Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 12-oz. pkgs. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 tsp. baking soda
Preheat oven to 375°. In microwave safe dish, melt one package chocolate chip morsels, set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract until blended. Beat in eggs until light and fluffy. Blend in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in remaining 12-oz. package of chocolate morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes until cookies are puffed. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, cool. Yield: about 4 dozen cookies.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - December 12, 2002
The third annual Open All-Age Field Trials got unerway Monday at Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation with 23 braces listed on the roster. A derby will be run after the field trials. Next year’s competition may be used as a qualifying event for the national championship event in Grand Junction.
Christmas tour luncheon
A favorite part of the many activities during the Christmas Tour of Homes is the Kate Clark Art Gallery luncheon. Former resident and news editor of The South Reporter, Edwina Carpenter, attended this year with Judy Hurdle.
25 Years Ago - December 10, 1987
Osborne Bell memorial proposed
Members of the Osborne Bell Memorial Foundation, with Fred M. Belk Jr. as spokesman, appeared before the Marshall County Board of Supervisors to seek support for erecting a monument to the slain sheriff at the site on Hwy. 309, where he was killed, and at the courthouse. Those monuments would be a fitting memorial to the county’s first black sheriff, who “devoted his life to Marshall County.”
Ann Gray Brooks retired Oct. 12 from the Victoria Post Office, where she had served as postmaster for 19 years. She began her career on Oct. 1, 1968 at Victoria, which was then a fourth class office.
50 Years Ago - December 13, 1962
Birthday party at Country Club
Ralph Doxey and Pat Ellis Stubbs were complimented by their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wall Doxey and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stubbs with a birthday dance at the Holly Springs Country Club Dec. 7. Dancing was enjoyed by the 50 guests throughout the evening. The “twist” contest was won by Marie Rather and David Rather. The “limbo” contest was won by Paula Curl and Fort Gholson.
Piggly Wiggly has a new owner! (advertisement)
Fresh ground beef, 3 lbs., $1; King Cotton sliced bacon, 49¢ lb.; Swift’s fully cooked ham, 59¢ lb.; sirloin steak, 99¢ lb.; Humko shortening, 3 lb. carton, 49¢; celery, 10¢ stalk; red grapes, 2 lbs., 25¢; tangerines, 3 for 10¢; apples, red or golden, 4 lb. bag, 49¢; bell peppers, 2 for 9¢,
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