Thursday, May 30, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
3 cups sugar
3/4 cup shortening
sugar and shortening. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add pumpkin and
orange juice. Sift dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture.
Add nuts. Pour into four 1-lb. coffee cans, greased and floured. Bake
at 350° for 40-45 minutes. May be sealed and frozen for later use.
1 can stewed tomatoes
1 pkg. strawberry Jello
Pour tomatoes in saucepan; bring to a boil. Add Jello and salt, stirring until dissolved. Add lemon juice and refrigerate.
3 tbsp. melted margarine
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
Combine butter and flour, blending until smooth. Cook over low heat until bubbly. Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly until smooth and thick. Add salt, pepper and mayonnaise, stirring until well blended. Combine sauce, broccoli and onion salt. Beat eggs until light and fluffy; gradually fold into broccoli mixture. Spoon into a lightly greased 2-quart casserole. Bake at 300° for 45-55 minutes until firm. Serves 6-8.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - May 29, 2003
Ferrell takes over Potts Camp boys
Chris Ferrell is making a coaching move, but staying home. Ferrell, basketball coach at Marshall Academy for four years, is going a few miles east on Hwy. 78 to Potts Camp School, where he will lead the boys program. His family will maintain their Slayden home.
Lady of the Realm
Cathryn Miller will represent Holly Springs as a Lady of the Realm for the Cotton Carnival in Memphis, Tenn. She is the daughter of Mark and Maia Miller and attended Marshall Academy where she was an honor graduate. She was 2002 Pilgrimage queen and now attends the University of Mississippi.
25 Years Ago - June 2, 1988
Highway named memorial to Osborne Bell
Rep. Tommy Woods introduced a bill to the Legislature to have Hwy. 309 from Hwy. 4 to Watson designated a memorial highway in memory of the late Sheriff Osborne Bell, killed in the line of duty. Sen. Renick, who handled the legislation in the Senate, said the bill passed 170-0 in both houses. The highway was dedicated last week.
Highway 78 groundbreaking
Northern District Highway Commissioner Zack Stewart and other dignitaries broke ground for the 9.6 mile stretch of Hwy. 78 from New Albany to Hickory Flat last Thursday. The $16 million project is scheduled to be completed July 1990.
50 Years Ago - May 30, 1963
“Upper Room” to feature article by Mrs. Peel
Mrs. Faye Peel of Potts Camp is the author of a meditation accepted for publication by The Upper Room, a worldwide, interdenominational devotional guide. Mrs. Peel’s meditation will be published in the July-August issue and will be used on Aug. 12, 1963.
James P. Lemly in Germany
Army Specialist Four James P. Lemly, son of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Lemly, Holly Springs, took part in Exercise “Grand Slam II” May 2-7, with the 53rd Signal Battalion in Germany. Canadian, French and German armed forces also participated in the NATO exercise. The 20-year-old completed training at Fort Jackson, S.C., and attended Holly Springs High School.
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