Thursday, April 24, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Spiced Apple Coffee Cake
2-1/4 cups plain flour
3 large eggs
first 8 ingredients in large bowl and blend at low speed. Beat at
medium speed for 3 more minutes. Stir in apples. Pour batter into
greased Bundt pan. Bake at 325° for 60-65 minutes. Cool 15 minutes
before removing from pan. Make glaze by mixing powdered sugar, milk and
cinnamon until smooth. Drizzle glaze over warm cake and sprinkle
with chopped pecans. Serves 12-16.
Molasses Sugar Cookies
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
Melt shortening in saucepan over low heat; cool. Add sugar, molasses and egg; beat well. Sift together flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to first mixture. Mix well and chill. Form into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes. Yield: four dozen.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 22, 2004
Opening Pilgrimage festivities
Mayor André DeBerry cut the ribbon to officially open the 66th annual Pilgrimage last week. Assisting with the festivities were Pilgrimage queens Frances Dabney Brown and Emily Gray Dodson. The queens were escorted by James Wesley Webb and Curtis Wright Greer.
Band wins first
The Holly Springs High School band won first place in the North Panola Marching Festival April 10. The band also won third place in the Tunica Battle of the Bands on Good Friday. Jerone Smith is band director and Janie Kimbrough is the Band Booster Club president.
25 Years Ago - April 27, 1989
Channel 5 visits
Wake-Up Call hosts Dick Hawley and Denise DuBois had lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stubbs at their home, Hamilton Place, in preparation for features on the show being aired every day this week. Jane Callicutt, hostess for the Holly Springs Garden Club, escorted the camera crew and hosts in Holly Springs.
To attend NASA
Stephanie Street Coleman, a junior at Rust College, has been selected as one of the top 36 students among the 570 applicants to participate in NASA’s 1989 training program to be held at John F. Kenney Space Center. She is the daughter of Helen and Donald Street and the granddaughter of Mattie and Jimmy Malone of Columbus and Pearl and the late Lindsey Street of Holly Springs.
50 Years Ago - April 23, 1964
Parade Friday to mark opening of Pilgrimage
The 26th annual pilgrimage of the antebellum homes of Holly Springs will get underway April 24. Lasting three days, it offers pageantry, collections of beautiful antique furniture, old glass and curios and unique entertainment combined with real Southern hospitality.
Birthday party of Miss Tish Belk
Tish Belk, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Belk Jr. was the honoree at a birthday party on the lawn of her ancestral home, Cedarhurst. The little guests were presented favors, which furnished much merriment.
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