Thursday, September 26, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Blueberry Brunch Bread
lemon cake mix (2 layer)
1/2 cup finely chopped almonds
oven to 350°. Combine cake mix, 1/4 cup butter and cream cheese in
mixer. Beat at low speed until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup mixture for
topping. Add water and eggs to remaining crumb mixture. Beat at high
speed for 2 minutes. Pour into greased and floured 9x13 pan. Spread pie
filling gently over batter. Sprinkle reserved mixture and almonds over
top. Bake for 35 minutes or until tests done.
Glaze: 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, 1 tbsp. butter or margarine, 2-3 tsps. milk, 1/4 tsp. lemon extract.
Cinnamon Pear Bread
2 16-oz. cans pears, drained and chopped
3 cups all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 325°. Combine pears, eggs, oil, sugar, lemon rind and vanilla in mixer bowl, mix well. Sift in flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon; beat until well mixed. Fold in pecans. Pour into 2 greased 5x9 loaf pans. Bake for 1-1/4 hours or until tests done. Yields 2 loaves.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 25, 2003
Cody Skelton, 13, won reserve champion in break-away roping in the Tennessee Jr. Rodeo Association, Rookie of the Year in Little Britches Rodeo Association, and champion in the Mid-South Calf Roping Association. Cody is the son of Darlean and Dwight Skelton and grandson of Leroy Thompson, the late Katherine Thompson and Pete and Mary Hester Skelton.
John Parker Day
Mayor André DeBerry has signed a proclamation commending John Parker and declaring Sept. 28, 2003 as John Parker Day in the city.
25 Years Ago - September 28, 1988
Formal announcement of warehouse-distribution facility
Officials with American Electric, a manufacturer of outdoor lighting fixtures, are expecting final arrangements to be completed in the next few days to clear the way for a formal announcement of their intention to locate a warehouse-distribution facility in the Byhalia Industrial Park.
Rifle team competes
A Mississippi Army National Guard M-16 rifle team, made up of members from Pontotoc and Holly Springs units, recently competed in the national rifle matches held at Camp Robinson, Little Rock, Ark. Among team members are Tim Mauney, Johnny Brown, and Kerry Williams, all of Holly Springs.
50 Years Ago - September 26, 1963
County talent winners to compete at Mid-South Fair
Thursday night’s winners in the Marshall County Women’s Club talent contest, who will go to the Mid-South Fair this week, are: Bonnie Valentine of Slayden, who played the piano; Walker Swaney, also presented a piano solo; and Carolyn Carpenter, who sang two songs. Swaney and Carpenter are both of Holly Springs.
Marshall County girls pledged at Blue Mountain
In an exciting Rush Week at Blue Mountain College, Peggy Teel of Red Banks and Nancy Smith of Holly Springs were among the girls who pledged to the extra-curricular group the Modenians. Team sports, campus programs and social activities are carried out with the societies on campus.
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