Thursday, July 31, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Old Fashioned Egg Custard
1 unbaked pie shell
butter (size of an egg)
eggs, sugar, flour, butter, milk and vanilla, pour in pie shell. Bake
until it is done all around edges, leaving a spot in the center about
the size of a silver dollar that still shakes. This is the secret -- do
not overcook! Bake at 10 minutes at 400°, reduce heat to 350° bake
10-15 minutes longer.
Peanut Butter Pie
18-oz. jar crunchy peanut butter
1 lb. box powdered sugar
Mix Cool Whip and powdered sugar together in large bowl. Add in cream cheese and peanut butter. Mix well with electric mixer. Pour into pie crusts. Chill about 1 hour, then serve.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 29, 2004
“We are going to war”
Capt. Doug Ferguson, A Troop commander, says it’s official. Local Guardsmen are heading to Iraq. During a briefing at City Hall, he said 150 of the 173 soldiers in A Troop will be preparing for war until Dec.-Jan., when they are scheduled to deploy.
VFW feeds troops, families
Collins-Hurdle Post 5697 in Holly Springs, spread the table for about 30 Alpha Troop 98th Calvary members and their families at the VFW last week. It was their way of giving the men a hearty send-off and showing support.
25 Years Ago - August 3, 1989
Gracie Collins and granddaughter Angela Lucas often enjoy the benches Bert Bonds installed on the street in front of his office. Mrs. Collins has stopped Bonds several times to thank him for what he does for senior citizens. I have to give Mr. Bert credit. He always thinks of other people. May God forever bless you Mr. Bert!”
John Paul Carpenter and his son Brad Carpenter have solved some of the recent mud problems by using Brad’s daughter’s horse Goldie to plow in the pumpkin patch.
50 Years Ago - July 30, 1964
Local civil rights worker has communist background
Sen. James Eastland said in a Senate speech last week that an address book taken from Larry Rubin by authorities in Holly Springs, turned out to be filled with names and addresses of communists and communist organizations
Christianity and communism cannot mix
It has been reported in a recent issue of a Rust College publication that 17 negro churches have been visited by COFO (Council of Federated Organizations) workers. There is definite proof that this organization is infested with communists or communist sympathizers. Communists and communist sympathizers do not believe in the Holy Bible or in God.
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