Thursday, March 20, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Sweet Potato Pone
4 cups peeled and shredded sweet potatoes
1 cup milk
sweet potatoes and orange rind in large mixing bowl; mix well. Add
sugar, salt, butter, milk, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, if
desired; blend thoroughly. Spoon mixture into a greased 8-inch square
baking dish. Bake at 325° for 1 hour, 30 minutes. Serve hot or cold.
Green Bean Casserole
3 16-oz. cans French-style green beans
1 tsp. garlic salt
Drain green beans well. Transfer to a 1-1/2 qt. casserole and set aside. Combine soup, sour cream, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, garlic salt and hot sauce; mix well. Pour over green beans. Sprinkle cracker crumbs on top and drizzle melted margarine over crackers. Bake at 325° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese on top and return to oven until cheese is melted and golden brown.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 18, 2004
State Champs! Hawks win ‘gold ball’
Marshall County made a name for itself in “The Big House.” Three high school boys basketball teams from the same county -- Holly Springs, Byhalia and H.W. Byers -- were awarded trophies over the weekend at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. The Holly Springs Hawks received the ‘gold ball’ for the state championship.
Northwest dedicates new hall honoring Marshall County
Marshall County has a new dormitory on the Northwest Community College campus. The 160 capacity, $3.2 million residence hall is the first building on campus named in honor of Marshall County.
25 Years Ago - March 23, 1989
Bart Mease out of Parchman; at undisclosed location
Bart Mease, who was convicted of the capital murder of Sheriff Osborne Bell on May 30, 1987 and sentenced to death by lethal injection, has been transferred from Parchman Prison to an undisclosed location to await a new trial. The Mississippi Supreme Court ordered a new trial in February.
Gertrude McAlexander retires at BHS
After 44 years of service, Gertrude McAlexander has retired from the Bank of Holly Springs. She came to work on Sept. 1, 1944 as a bookkeeper and teller and was one of five bank employees. She retired as executive vice president and cashier.
50 Years Ago - March 19, 1964
W.R. Paschal is new city engineer
Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Paschal and family have recently moved to Holly Springs and are living on Stafford Dr. Mr. Paschal is now the engineer for the City of Holly Springs Utility Department. He served for 21 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Daffodil show begins Saturday at Montrose
The Holly Springs Garden Club is sponsoring a daffodil show March 21-22, at Montrose, home of the garden club. Mrs. George Buchanan is chairman with Mrs. Glenn Fant as co-chairman. The show is sanctioned by the American Daffodil Society.
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