Thursday, July 3, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
8 slices stale bread, crusts removed
2 tsps. minced parsley
all ingredients together and put in 3-quart casserole. Make day before
serving. Keep refrigerated. Remove from refrigerator and sprinkle with
1 cup grated cheese 1 hour before baking at 325° for 45 minutes. Yield:
Date and Nut Bread
1 cup boiling water
1-3/4 cups flour
Pour boiling water over dates and set aside. Cream butter in large bowl, gradually adding both sugars. When very smooth, add egg. Then add dates, with their liquid, at lowest speed of mixer. Sift dry ingredients together and gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts last. Place in well-greased loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes in pan. Turn out on rack to cool completely. Wrap in foil and refrigerate. Will keep for a week refrigerated, longer if frozen.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 1, 2004
Competing against other professional truck drivers from around the state, Cary Mayer of Potts Camp won top honors at the recent Mississippi State Truck Driving Championship, placing first in the 5-axle equipment class. This is the 38-year veteran’s eighth win.
Bridgett Williams of Holly Springs High School and Emily Dodson of Marshall Academy were recipients of the Ed Rather Memorial Rotary scholarships. The 2004 graduates will attend Mississippi State in the fall.
25 Years Ago - July 6, 1989
‘Historic’ City’s first black mayor sworn in
A standing room only crowd filled the courtroom of the Marshall County Courthouse Monday to witness the swearing-in of the first black mayor of Holly Springs. After Chancellor Glenn Fant administered the oath, Eddie Lee Smith Jr., beaming from the standing ovation, proclaimed it an historic moment.
Missy Hurdle to compete in Miss Mississippi
Missy Hurdle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hurdle of Holly Springs, will compete in the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg on July 15. A 1985 graduate of Marshall Academy, she will sing “Memories” from the musical “Cats.”
50 Years Ago - July 2, 1964
Three time winner
Patrolman Jimmy Warren of Holly Springs won the pistol championship of the Mississippi Peace Officers’ Association with a score of 98 out of a possible 100. Jimmy, having twice before won the Mississippi championship, has also won the Tennessee championship twice.
First cotton blooms reported
Cotton blooms were reported to The South Reporter office last week. First, on June 21, was Golden Acres Plantation, owned by Wilson Golden of Waterford. Next, on June 22, were Cleveland Culver of Waterford and Glen Briscoe of Victoria. Volunteer blooms were reported at the North Mississippi Gin Company, with 12-15 stalks sprouting.
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