January 16, 2014
Martha Ruth Leonard
Slice and Bake Cheese Straws
1/2 cup (1 stick)
1 lb. grated sharp
the butter and cheese in a food precessor. Sift together the flour,
baking powder, salt and cayenne and add to the food processor bowl.
Pulse until the dough forms a ball. Turn out onto waxed paper and roll
into small logs. Wrap each log in the waxed paper and twist the ends to
keep airtight. Refrigerate until firm enough to slice. Preheat oven to
350°. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Cut the dough into 1/4
inch slices and place 1/2 inch apart on the cookie sheets. Bake 12-15
minutes until lightly browned. Cool completely before placing in
Cream of Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup
2 10-oz. pkgs. frozen
10-oz. pkg. frozen
In a 4-qt. stockpot, cook the broccoli and cauliflower in the broth until tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool. Puree in blender or food processor, leaving the soup a little chunky. Return the soup to the stockpot. Add the half & half, salt and pepper. Let cool and refrigerate until serving time. Reheat the soup over very low heat for about 45 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the Swiss cheese.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 15, 2004
90-year-old serves homecooked meal to ministers
Lula Mae Bell, known as Cindy to family and friends, served a scrumptious meal on Sun., Dec. 28. In attendance were Rev. Goodwin of Bridges Chapel Baptist Church in Pittsboro and Mrs. and Mrs. Roger Daniel of Antioch MB Church in Victoria. Mrs. Bell is known county-wide for her cakes, pies and tea cakes. She is a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Victoria, where she serves as an usher. Mrs. Bell is 90 years old!
Five generations celebrate Christmas
The home of Henry and Joyce Clifton of Potts Camp was the setting for a five generation Christmas. Included were Becky Clifton, Henry Clifton, Teresa Clifton Akin, Justin Akin and Tucker Akin.
25 Years Ago - January 19, 1989
Week’s rain tops January average
Accumulated rainfall in Marshall County this month exceeded the average for January and last week’s rainfall created condition in some areas equivalent to 150-200-year flood levels. The 88-year average is 4.92 inches; 6.75 inches have fallen since Jan. 1.
Hugh H. Rather of Holly Springs donated items that belonged to his family to the Marshall County Historical Museum -- a top hat that belonged to his grandfather and a hoop-skirted dress that belonged to a great-great-great aunt.
50 Years Ago - January 16, 1964
Telephone employees honored
Miss Ava P. Devine, chief operator for Southern Bell in Holly Springs, recently received an unusual pleasure when C.O. Grayson, manager, from Tupelo, presented her a 35-year service pin. Mrs. Betty Colston was presented a Southern Bell 10-year service pin by chief operator, Miss Ava P. Devine.
Mr. and Mrs. Shep Smith are the proud parents of a son who arrived at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., on Jan. 14. He weighed nine pounds, seven ounces and has been named David Shepard Smith Jr.
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