Thursday, July 24, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Chocolate Pound Cake
1/2 lb. butter
1/2 tsp. salt
butter, Crisco, sugar, add beaten eggs and mix well. Add sifted dry
ingredients. Alternate with milk to creamed mixture. Add vanilla. Bake
in 10 in. tube pan at 325° for 1 hour, 20 minutes.
1 tbsp. vanilla
Mix and pour over warm cake.
1 can sour cherries
1 box yellow cake mix
Cook cherries and sugar until thick like preserves (about 1 hour). Cornstarch may be added. Grease 9x11 pan. Spread pineapple in bottom. Cover with cherries. Sprinkle coconut over this mixture and add the dry cake mix. Cut butter in thin slices and cover the cake mix. Top wtih pecans. Bake for 1/2 hour or until light brown on top.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 22, 2004
Tourist attraction: cottages, gardens, open in 2005
A project on hold for nearly a century is getting ready to open in Holly Springs.Walter Place Cottages and Gardens will open soon. The idea for the project came from the founder of the Johnson Shoe Co., Oscar Johnson, who wanted to build a park, before the Civil War. He died before completing the project.
Mississippi’s first lady visits ICS
Marsha Barbour visited ICS Head Start July 12. After visiting Strawberry Plains, she stopped by the Holly Springs Head Start and read a book to the children enrolled in the summer program.
25 Years Ago - July 27, 1989
To Girls State
Yolanda McKinney and Letitia Jones, junior members of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 250 will represent the post at Girls State in June. Girls State is held at Southern Mississippi University in Hattiesburg and emphasizes American citizenship.
Rider and bull
Dennis Morris, second in national world standings for bull riders and first in regional standings was among the bull riders at the Knotty Bolden Memorial Rodeo. The bulls won this rodeo.
50 Years Ago - July 23, 1964
4-H girl wins in state entomology contest
Helen Hurdle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Hurdle of Holly Springs, was one of the high scoring 4-H girls in the entomology demonstration contest at State 4-H Club Congress. She received a gold wrist watch.
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