Thursday, September 11, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
3 oz. pkg. Jello, lemon or orange-pineapple
1 tbsp. lemon juice
Jello and salt in boiling water. Add undrained pineapple and lemon
juice. Chill until very thick. Fold in carrots and pecans. Pour into a
1 quart mold. Chill until firm. Unmold. Garnish with additional
pineapple if desired. Makes about 3 cups or 6 side salads.
2 oz. butter or margarine
1 qt. milk
butter in thick bottomed sauce pot. Stir in flour to make a roux. Cook
over low heat, stirring constantly for 8-10 minutes. Do not allow roux
to burn. Heat milk to boiling. Stir into roux gradually, beating
briskly until sauce is thickened and smooth. Simmer for five minutes,
stirring occasionally, bring to a boil.
3 cups chopped red and green apples
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
Mix apples, mayonnaise, walnuts and raisins. Fold in Cool Whip. 4-6 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 9, 2004
Former governor dies at 70
Former Mississippi governor Kirk Fordice died Tuesday of leukemia at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was 70. Fordice, who served from 1992-2000, was the first Republican governor in the state since Adelbert Ames left ofice in 1876.
First Lady coming to kick off festivities
Harry the Hummingbird and Mississippi’s First Lady Marsha Barbour, will be on hand Sept. 9 to announce and award prizes for the fifth annual Hummingbird Migration Celebration.
25 Years Ago - September 14, 1989
NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers was swamped by autograph seekers after the dedication of the new Business, Computer and Social Science building on the Rust College campus last Thursday. Magic was presented an honory doctorate of humanities degree for his volunteer fund-raising for the United Negro College. He donated $150,000 to the school for a track and tennis complex.
Students in classrooms at Potts Camp High School struggle to study in the intense heat. Although the classrooms have fans, the temperature still reaches approximately 115° during the day. The PTO is working hard to raise the money to air condition Potts Camp and Mary Reid schools.
50 Years Ago - September 3, 1964
Richard Akins sails for Italy
Richard Akins, a 1964 honor graduate of Holly Springs High School, sailed from New York City on Wednesday to work with the Church of Christ in Verona, Italy. He will be traveling with Mr. and Mrs. Barnard Howell and their four children, missionaries for eight years in Italy. Barnard is a former minister at the Holly Springs Church of Christ.
Two more rabid bats found
Two more rabid bats have been analyzed by the State Board of Health laboratory. One of the bats was found in a north residential area of Jackson and the other in Winona. Both of the diseased bats were dead when found.
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