September 12, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Blackberry Wine Cake
3/4 cup chopped pecans
pecans in bottom of greased and heavily floured Bundt pan. In a large
bowl combine cake mix and dry Jello. Add eggs, blackberry wine and oil.
Beat 2 minutes with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy.
Pour into pan on top of nuts. Bake 50-60 minutes at 325°.
1/2 cup butter
1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
Bring butter, wine and powdered sugar to a boil in small saucepan. Boil for 2 minutes. Makes a very thin glaze. If a thicker glaze is desired, add more powdered sugar. Remove cake from oven and pour 1/2 of glaze over hot cake. Let set 30 minutes, turn cake out of pan and slowly pour remaining glaze over cake. Serves 16.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 11, 2003
Governor announces September 11 observances
Gov. Ronnie Musgrove issued a proclamation announcing official state observances commemorating September 11. There will be a moment of silence at 7:46 a.m. and Mississippi flags will be flown at half-mast. “It is important that we as Americans and Mississippians join together and honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001,” Musgrove said.
Bumpas promoted to major
John Bumpas of Hickory Flat has been promoted to major in the U.S. Auxiliary Air Force, Civil Air Patrol. The Civil Air Patrol is best known for search and rescue missions. They were the first to fly over the twin towers.
25 Years Ago - September 15, 1988
Supervisors OK 23 percent cut in taxes
Taxpayers will find a 23 percent reduction in their county tax bill next year, while county government plans to spend about $1 million more than budgeted.
Bertha Lester joined her son Antoine and nephew Cedric for an afternoon meal with the Hawks in the high school cafeteria before the team left for Senatobia for a 7:30 game. Mrs. Russell Johnson was also present with her son Anthony. Others on hand to wish the players and coaches well were Dr. Fenton Peters, superintendent, Joseph Ford, principal, and Patricia Smith, food services director.
50 Years Ago - September 12, 1963
GEM expansion given approval
The voters of District 3 in Marshall County gave Gem, Inc. an overwhelming vote of confidence Tuesday, passing the $200,000 bond issue for the expansion of the plant. Tuesday, 72 percent of registered voters participated and 92 percent voted in favor of the bond issue.
Former Marshall County gridder James Pipkin is playing with the Northwest Mississippi Junior College in Senatobia this season.
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