Thursday, July 10, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pineapple Dream Cake
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
16-oz. can crushed pineapple, drained
cake as directed on package. Use jelly roll pan, approximately 15x10.
While cake is cooling, mix cream cheese, vanilla pudding and milk until
thick and well blended. Spread pudding mix over cake. Spread pineapple
over pudding. Spread whipped topping over pineapple and sprinkle with
coconut. Refrigerate. Yield: 10 or more pieces.
1 unbaked pie shell
3/4 tsp. salt
Set aside prepared pie shell. In a large bowl beat eggs slightly. Add sugar, syrup, nuts, salt and vanilla. Mix until all are well blended. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes. Allow pie to cool before serving. Garnish with whipped cream or topping of your choice. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 8, 2004
Completes firefighter training
Reyshann Hannah, a member of the Holly Springs Fire Department, was among 27 firefighters recently completing six weeks of intense firefighting instruction.
City Beautiful receives state recognition
Holly Springs City Beautiful Commission won first place in the Civic Organization category of this year’s Keep Mississippi Beautiful convention in Jackson. City Beautiful submitted a scrapbook to be judged.
25 Years Ago - July 6, 1989
First cotton bloom
John Brickey Curl of Curl and Son Farm, brought in the first cotton bloom of the year to The South Reporter office. The cotton crop looks from 10 days to three weeks late because of the rainy weather. The cotton field in the Mt. Pleasant area was planted April 25.
Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Warren recently completed nine weeks training at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy. He is the son of Roosevelt Warren of Holly Springs and the late Adriana Warren. He and his wife Cora Lee live in Red Banks with their two daughters.
50 Years Ago - July 9, 1964
Rev. Ewart Autry is Mississippi Rural Minister of Year
Ewart Arthur Autry, Hickory Flat, is named Rural Minister of the Year in Mississipi at a banquet at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. The award is sponsored by The Progressive Farmer and Candler School of Theology at Emory. Rev. Autry pastors two rural Baptist churches, Pine Grove and Bay Springs. He has served these churches for 20 years.
Miss Tomlinson will sing at World’s Fair
Phoebe Tomlinson will sing at the World’s Fair in New York on July 4-5 as one of 150 members of the BMH Student Nurse Glee Club. After three performances at the fair, the group will sing at Calvary Baptist Church in New York Sunday.
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