January 17, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Cranberry Raisin Sauce
2 cups cranberries
1/2 tsp. orange zest
cranberries, raisins, apple juice and orange zest. Simmer gently until
cranberries pop. Add honey or maple syrup as desired. Chill until ready
to serve with turkey, ham or pork.
Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup shortening
1-1/2 cups sifted flour
Cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add to creamed mixture. Stir in oatmeal and nuts. Roll into approximately 2-1/2 inch diameter logs. Freeze logs or make 1/4-inch slices and bake in preheated 350° oven.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 16, 2003
Governor recognizes Phillips; she’ll turn 101 on Jan. 21
Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has proclaimed Jan. 21, 2003, as Pearlie Phillips Day in the State of Mississippi. Miss Phillips, of Holly Springs, will celebrate her 101st birthday that day. She will be honored for her continuing service to humanity, including 40 years teaching and many, many years of service to the community. She has also served in the Missionary Society of the CME church from local to council levels for over 90 years.
City gets new cars for police
Holly Springs Police Chief Robert Burby is proud of the two new police cars which were added to the force this week, thanks to a grant from the Mississippi Rural Development Association.
25 Years Ago - January 21, 1988
The Holly Springs Police Department has two new additions -- Edward Hogan and Osborne Bell Jr., began working this week. Hogan is a full-time policeman who grew up in Holly Springs and returned with his family recently. Bell is the Marshall County medical examiner-investigator. He is a native of Holly Springs and will be an auxiliary policeman.
Motel guests evacuated when LP gas truck overturns
Forty guests and employees at the Days Inn on Hwy. 7 South were evacuated and traffic was stopped for three and one-half hours Thursday when an LP truck overturned. The truck pulled out of the Days Inn driveway and into the path of an oncoming car. No one was seriously injured. Thirty-eight volunteer firemen responded from the Holly Springs station.
50 Years Ago - January 17, 1963
New Methodist pastor arrives
The Rev. James Elliott, recent pastor of the Hernando Methodist Church, is now serving as pastor of the Holly Springs Methodist Church. Rev. Elliott steps in for the late, beloved Harmon L. Smith, who died of a heart attack some weeks ago.
Down the drain
Deputy sheriff Alton Ash was on hand when some of the barrels which contained 700 gallons of mash were destroyed at a whiskey still discovered Saturday morning. The still was located three miles south of Holly Springs, just off Hwy. 7 and was capable of producing 20-25 gallons of corn whiskey per day.
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