Thursday, January 31, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Tennessee Jam Cake
1 cup margarine
1 cup buttermilk, mixed with 1 tbsp. baking soda
3 9-inch pans, greased and floured; preheat oven to 375°. Cream
together margarine and sugar. Add blackberry jam, strawberry jam and
fig preserves. Add egg yolks. Add alternately flour and buttermilk
mixed with baking soda. Add cinnamon, allspice and ground nut meats.
Fold gently into cake mixture the five well-beaten egg whites. Bake for
about 40 minutes. Yield: 16 servings.
8-oz. pkg. Pepperidge Farm
1/2 cup chopped celery
Butter 8x12 casserole dish; preheat oven to 350°. Mix together stuffing mix, margarine and water; put half of the mixture in bottom of casserole. Mix together chicken, onion, onion tops, celery, mayonnaise and salt. Spread over stuffing mixture, add rest of stuffing mixture over the chicken mixure. Refrigerate overnight covered with foil. Take out one hour before baking and spread mushroom soup on top. Bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and return to oven for 10 minutes. Yield: 12 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 30, 2003
Govan spells her way to county championship
For the second year in a row, Annie Govan has won the Marshall County Spelling Bee, sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Govan, a seventh grader at Holly Springs High School, is the daughter of Kelvin and Monica Govan. She shut out 13 contenders from grades five through eight.
Named to 2003 Hall of Fame at Ole Miss
Vernon Rayford of Holly Springs was among 10 scholars inducted recently into the University of Mississippi 2003 Hall of Fame. A senior pharmacy student, Rayford is the son of Van and Sherry Rayford of Holly Springs. Among his many honors and organizations, he is president of the National Pharmaceutical Association.
25 Years Ago - February 4, 1988
Rep. Woods seeks Bell Highway bill
District 13 Rep. Tommy Woods told The South Reporter that he expects a bill designating Hwy. 309 from Watson, south of Hwy. 4 as the Osborne Bell Memorial Highway to be passed in the near future. Woods introduced the bill because he thought the late Sheriff deserved the recognition.
Jeremy Keel, age 8, of Laws Hill, shot his first rabbit Jan. 27, near his home.
Stephen Mann was the first place winner of the Big Buck contest at Sports Corral, with a 10-point buck. The buck was 154 pounds, field dressed, with a 20-1/2 inch spread.
50 Years Ago - January 31, 1963
Jaycees bestow honors
The Holly Springs Junior Chamber of Commerce presented a number of awards and honors at their banquet Jan. 22 at Lake Center Restaurant. Whitley Cocke was named “Outstanding Young Farmer” and Paul Skinner was named “Outstanding Young Man of the Year.”
National Champion shooting dog to be selected here
The 12th National Amateur Shooting Dog Championship, which is to bird dog fanciers what the Kentucky Derby is to horse lovers, will open here in Holly Springs with a banquet at Johnny’s Cafe Sunday evening. Trials begin Monday morning and are expected to last three days. Visitors to Holly Springs will be treated to be our well-earned reputation for hospitality.
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