Martha Ruth Leonard
Uncle Tobin’s Creole Meat Balls
1-1/2 lbs. ground round
1/4 cup chopped parsley
egg and bread crumbs to meat and mix. Add all seasonings and mix
thoroughly. Shape into balls with hands or meat baller. Keep water
handy to rinse between each meatball. Fry until brown in salad oil.
Drain and place in hot gravy. Recipe follows:
2 tbsps. oil
2 tbsps. lemon juice
a roux with oil and flour, Add water gradually and all tomatoes. Mash
tomatoes well. Let cook down and thicken. More water can be added later
if needed. All vegetables and seasonings can be added raw or they can
be sautéd first in a little bacon grease. Add steak sauce and sugar
last. Let meatballs simmer in gravy for about 1/2 hour or more for full
flavor. Serve over spaghettini.
4 cups sliced sweet
4 tsps. salt
Bring mixture to boiling point, drop in onion and turn heat off. Cool and keep in refrigerator.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 26, 2003
Wins first place
The Potts Camp FFA chapter won first place in the state parliamentary procedure career development event, held during the state convention in Hattiesburg. Team members are Korrie Stanton, Marilyn Culver, Neil Whaley, Alana Hale, Amanda Dunning, Blair Moore. FFA advisor is Clark Ormon.
Jamie Overall, a member of the Potts Camp FFA chapter, received third place in the beef proficiency award and was presented her State FFA degree at the state FFA convention held recently in Hattiesburg.
25 Years Ago - June 30, 1988
Marvin White of Orlando, Fla., will preach his first sermon Aug. 7 at Providence MB Church. Marvin is a native of Holly Springs. He has studied at Rust College, Shelby State and Mt. Zion and is the founder of M&W Productions.
Miss Boyd in top 10 in Jackson pageant
Canangela Roquel Jackson Boyd, daughter of Huldia Boyd and Don Boyd of Holly Springs, recently placed in the top 10 and was nominated for Most Photogenic at the Mississippi Miss National Teen Pageant held in Jackson. Boyd says even though she didn’t win the title, it was a fun-filled weekend and an experience she will never forget.
50 Years Ago - June 27, 1963
Cotton blooms pour in from county farms
Last weekend The South Reporter became the recipient of almost a dozen cotton blooms from different farmers all over the county. Many reported they had blooms earlier in the week but had not been able to bring them in until now. First reported was Willie Smith of Waterford, followed closely by L.E. Devore of Mt. Pleasant, Lemon Hughes and T.B. Fitch.
Girl Scout outing
Latoka Neighborhood Girl Scouts, family and friends are invited to attend a wiener roast at Wall Doxey State Park honoring a visitor from Iceland on Wed., July 3. Girls are asked to bring 25 cents to cover expenses.
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