Thursday, June 5, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Beer Battered Fish
3-4 lbs. fish, cleaned
2 beaten eggs
fish and pat dry. Combine eggs, beer, salt, paprika and enough flour to
make a medium-thick batter. Dip fish in batter and drain in a colander.
Deep-fry fish until brown and done about 5-8 minutes, depending on size
of fish. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve with lemon wedges and tartar
sauce. Two-3 servings a pound.
Turkey Trot Hash
3 cups leftover turkey
2 tbsps. butter
turkey in small pieces. Melt butter in large saucepan and blend in
flour. Slowly pour in stock and stir until thickened. Carefully stir in
turkey, potatoes and celery. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer until
celery is tender. Serves 6.
2 29-oz. cans cling peach halves
1-1/3 cups sugar
Drain peaches, reserving syrup. Combine peach syrup, sugar, vinegar, cinnamon sticks and cloves in a saucepan; bring to boiling; lower heat and simmer 10 minutes. Pour hot syrup over peach halves and let cool. Chill thoroughly before serving. Store in refrigerator. Yield: about 4 pints.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 3, 2004
Marshall County Historical Museum Curator Lois Swaney was recognized as “Mississippi’s Outstanding Older Worker of the Year,” by Experience Works Prime Time Awards program. She was nominated for the honor by her daughter, Melody Golding.
Pope wins gold again in Killer Kudzu
Brian Pope of Oxford won the Killer Kudzu 5K Run/Walk Friday for the third straight year, finishing just a few strides ahead of Patrick Alexander of Memphis, Tenn. Pope finished at 17:34:54.
25 Years Ago - June 8, 1989
Wurlizter to close plant; 356 to lose jobs
The Wurlizter Co. announced Tuesday it will phase out and close its piano manufacturing operation in Holly Springs, beginning Aug. 10, putting 356 people out of work.
Mease re-trial scheduled for August 21
The re-trial of Bart Mease, once convicted of the murder of Sheriff Osborne Bell, has been set for Aug. 21 in Pittsboro in Calhoun County. Mease, 25, of Atlanta, Ga., was convicted of capital murder for the death of Bell and sentenced to death, during a six-day trial in Louisville, in 1987.
50 Years Ago - June 4, 1964
Six attending Boys State
Marshall County boys left Saturday by bus for Jackson, to attend Boys State, sponsored each year by the American Legion. Attending are Henry Lacey, Jimmy Warren, Scott Etheridge, Billy Blaylock, Charles Dennis Jr. and Gerald Young. Arthur Poole was also selected but was unable to attend.
Explorer Scouts leave for “Operation Looksee”
Five members of the Holly Springs Troop 47 of the Explorer Scouts are participating in “Operation Looksee” on the Gulf Coast. They are Charles Corey, C.B. McClatchy, Scott Robinson, Mike Moore and David McWhirter. They will visit Keesler Air Force Base for two days; Ingalls Shipyard, Pensacola, and Elgin Air Force base in Florida.
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