Thursday, June 12, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
16-oz. tomato bits (drain most of juice)
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
Mix ingredients together in a blender or food processor until consistency is thick but still chunky.
Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 12-oz. pkgs. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 tsp. baking soda
Preheat oven to 375°. In microwave safe dish, melt one package chocolate chip morsels, set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract until blended. Beat in eggs until light and fluffy. Blend in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in remaining 12-oz. package of chocolate morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes until cookies are puffed. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, cool. Yield: about 4 dozen cookies.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 10, 2004
In Memoriam -- Ronald Reagan, 1911-2004
Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States in 1980 at the age of 69, the oldest man elected to the office. Reagan died in Los Angeles on Saturday, at the age of 93, after a 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s. He served two terms in the office of President of the United States.
“Kiss the Goat”
Dr. Gary Crowell, principal of Mary Reid School, kissed Pebbles the goat as a reward for the third graders earning 600 points in Accelerated Reading.
25 Years Ago - June 15, 1989
Sen. Cochran at Summer Trees
Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran was the special guest and speaker at the “Lunch at Summer Trees” sponsored by the Marshall County Federation of Republican Women.
The Charles Corey family came home for the first time in four years last week, after serving as Baptist missionaries in Guatamala. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Corey, had a big welcome sign. Charles and his family will be on leave and living in Holly Springs for the next year.
50 Years Ago - June 11, 1964
County represented at Girls State
Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxilary in Jackson, is being attended by Gwendolyn Wyatt, Betty Brown McAlexander, Lynn Jones and Myra Sue Burrow. The purpose of Girls State is to “Educate our youth in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship.”
Lutheran Church receives first resident pastor
The Rev. Norman L. Schulz will be installed as pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Holly Springs and Peace Lutheran Church in Oxford June 14 in the Holly Springs High School auditorium. Pastor Shulz will be the first resident pastor of the Lutheran Church in Holly Springs. For the past two years, the church has been served by Rev. Paul Freking of Southaven.
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