Thursday, August 22, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Tex Mex Potato Corn Chowder
14 small potatoes, peeled and diced
2 tbsps. chicken bouillon granules
potatoes with water in a large pot and boil gently, uncovered, until
you can pierce easily with a fork. Drain. In a skillet, sauté onion and
bell pepper in margarine and add to potatoes. Stir in corns, chilies,
bouillon granules and seasonings. Heat until bubbly. Pour into a large
crock pot and cook on high until it bubbles again, then turn to low and
stir in shredded cheeses. Simmer on low at least one hour. Makes 4-6
Nutty Cheese Squares
1 box butter recipe golden cake mix
1 cup chopped pecans, divided
Preheat oven to 325°. Grease and flour 9x13 baking dish. Stir together dry cake mix, margarine or butter and 1/2 cup pecans. Press mixture evenly into bottom of pan. Mix together brown sugar and cream cheese, spread evenly over previous mixture. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake 35-40 minutes until edges are brown and cheese topping is set. Cool completely before cutting into squares. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - August 21, 2003
Runoff races set for next Tuesday
It’s a shorter ballot for voters Tues., Aug. 26, but that does not lessen its importance. Several key positions will be decided, including tax collector and three members of the board of supervisors.
Industry rolls out big truck bed
Contract Fabricators, Inc. of Holly Springs has completed a new truck bed that is headed to the lignite (brown coal) mine in Ackerman. Moving the truck bed will require two escorts and a state trooper because at 24 feet wide, the bed is wider than a 2-lane road.
25 Years Ago - August 25, 1988
Calvin Guffey, U.S. Army Major (ret.) swore his son into another enlistment in the U.S. Navy at the Defense Depot in Memphis, Tenn. SK2 Carlos Guffey is stationed in Norfolk, Va., on the USS Saratoga.
Byhalia’s town officials were busy Sunday and Monday cleaning the soot from the Byhalia Town Hall and library, which received extensive smoke damage when the town’s photocopier caught fire. Town clerk Joyce Phillips said nothing burned but the plastic around the copier, which smoldered and deposited soot all over everything in the building.
50 Years Ago - August 22, 1963
FRYLING TO CLOSE
To consolidate with Pennsylavania operations for economic reasons
Mayor Sam Coopwood has issued the following statement: ‘It was with deep regret that I received the news that one of our fine factories is closing. This plant was one of the first to locate in Holly Springs, helping to begin the great step forward in our industrial program.”
First bale ginned Wednesday
The first bale of Marshall County cotton to be brought into the Federal Compress here was raised by Luke Devore on his farm near Mt. Pleasant and weighed 518 pounds. Ginned at Early Grove Gin, it was brought to the compress Wed., Aug. 21.
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