Thursday, December 27, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Emmett’s Black Russian Cake
18.5 oz. pkg. yellow
4 large eggs
all ingredients in large mixing bowl. Blend for 1 minute with electric
mixer at low speed; beat at high speed for 2 minutes. If hand mixing
beat vigorously 300 strokes. Spoon into greased and floured Bundt pan.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Cool
at least 10 minutes in pan; turn out on wire rack and cool. Ice with
milk chocolate frosting (recipe follows). Yield: 18-20 servings.
Milk Chocolate Frosting
1/2 (14.3-oz. pkg.) milk
1 tbsp. Cointreau, Grand
Combine all ingredients in small mixing bowl; beat 1 minute at low speed with electric mixer, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 1 minute on high speed, scraping occasionally, until frosting is smooth and creamy. If necessary, stir in a few drops more water until mixture reaches spreading consistency. Frosts one Bundt cake.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - December 26, 2002
A very Merry Christmas -- Santa delivers
Plant, employees give $9,700: Clydesdale Christmas Store representatives Ronnie Luther and Daryl Tice accepted a $9,700 donation from Magnolia Energy Project and Bechtel and their employees Thursday. The check brings the total donations to approximately $65,700.
Police chief names Marion new detective
Holly Springs Police Chief Robert Burby has promoted Falando Marion, 30, from corporal to detective. Marion, a lifelong resident of Marshall County and a graduate of Potts Camp High School, will work under the supervision of Elijah Wilson, who was named sergeant over investigations a week ago.
25 Years Ago - December 24, 1987
County’s Christmas present
Christmas came early to Marshall County when 48 new electronic voting machines were delivered Monday morning. The new voting system will provide the county with voting results in a fraction of the time of the paper ballot system. One machine is set up for demonstration in the office of the circuit clerk.
Local students elected to Hall of Fame at Ole Miss
Two University of Mississippi seniors from Holly Springs are among eight students named to the Ole Miss Hall of Fame. Frank Hurdle and Pam Kloha, both of Holly Springs, were selected for this honor.
Hurdle, Kloha receive honors
Ole Miss students Pam Kloha and Frank Hurdle were chosen for the 1988 edition of Who’s Who Among University and College Students.
50 Years Ago - December 27, 1962
Four-inch snow blankets county; first white Christmas for many
According to the record book this was the first white Christmas seen in Marshall County in 49 years. Area merchants are hoping it will be that long again before we have another. Business activity was at a snail’s pace on Christmas Eve, as driving was hazardous.
Start the New Year off right! (advertisement)
HOGHEAD 10¢ lb.!; hog jowl, 19¢ lb.; back ribs, country style, 49¢ lb.; pork ribs, 39¢ lb.; Plymouth brand oleo, 6 lbs., 89¢; Plymouth brand coffee, 1 lb. tin, 49¢; cabbage, 10¢ lb.; Blackburn New Crop sorghum syrup, No. 5 size, 53¢; frozen vegetables, 5 10-oz. pkgs., 99¢; School Day peas, 2 No. 303 cans, 29¢.
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