Thursday, February 9, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1 cup butter, softened
1/4 tsp. marjoram
butter and cheese together until light and fluffy. Add spices and mix
well. Form into a ball or place in a serving dish. Cover and chill.
Serve at room temperature with crackers or dark bread. Will keep for
several weeks refrigerated. Yield: 3 cups
5 tbsps. melted butter, divided
1 tbsp. finely chopped onion
3 tbsps. melted butter and cream cheese. Add chicken, onion and
pimiento. Separate rolls into 4 rectangles. Seal perforations. Place
chicken mixture in center and pull up 4 corners. Seal edges. Drizzle
remaining 2 tbsps. butter over rolls. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Pineapple Preserve Cake
2 sticks butter, softened
1 tsp. baking soda
Cream butter with sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add preserves. Sift together all dry ingredients. Add to first mixture, alternately with buttermilk. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Batter will be very heavy. Bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Check for doneness, as ovens vary; it may take 15 minutes more.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 7, 2002
Bethlehem getting satellite fire station
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors recently sided with members of the Potts Camp Fire Department and county fire coordinator Hugh Hollowell on a satellite station to be located in Bethlehem. Potts Camp Fire Chief Eddie Mitchell said the new station will really help cut down on response time.
Long-awaited bypass set for construction
Bids have been opened on a Holly Springs bypass project initiated nine years ago. The new road, when finished, will connect east and west highways around the city, boosting industrial recruitment and easing traffic loads.
25 Years Ago - February 5, 1987
County unit adopted
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to hire a county administrator and implement the county unit system by April 1 of this year. Voters endorsed the change by a three-to-one margin in the November 8 election. The board adopted the proposal by a 4-0 vote.
Commission asks supervisors to delay re-registration
The Marshall County Election Commission, in a closed-door session, voted unanimously to request the Board of Supervisors to postpone countywide re-registration until after the general election. The Election Commission also stated it would begin immediately the job of purging the voter rolls.
50 Years Ago - February 8, 1962
Figures released by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce show that 34,169 bales of cotton were ginned in Marshall County through Jan. 15, 1962. This compares with 30,429 for last year.
Mrs. McDermott honored
The Cameo Room of the Elite Cafe was the scene of a lovely miscellaneous shower and tea complimenting Mrs. John Roderick McDermott Jr., a recent bride. Hostess was Mrs. Ivy Reynolds. The honoree wore a trousseau frock of beige brocade with a low cut neckline and a sheath skirt. Her accessories were brown and she was presented a lovely corsage of pink carnations.
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