September 19, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pina Colada Cookies
1 cup margarine, softened
1 tsp. vanilla extract
oven to 375°. Cream first three ingredients in mixer bowl until smooth.
Blend in eggs and vanilla. Beat in mixture of flour and baking soda
gradually. Stir in pina colada mix and coconut; batter will be stiff.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Yield: 5 dozen.
Orange Cream Fruit Salad
20-oz. can pineapple chunks, drained
4-oz. pkg. vanilla instant pudding mix
Combine pineapple, peaches, 1 can oranges, apples and bananas in large bowl. Combine pudding mix, milk and orange juice in mixer bowl. Beat at high speed for 1-2 minutes. Beat in sour cream. Add to fruit, mix well. Chill, covered, in refrigerator. Serve in lettuce cups. Garnish with additional orange segments. Yield: 8-12 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 18, 2003
Smith releases new CD
Luberta Smith, widow of the Honorable Eddie L. Smith Jr., the city’s first African American mayor, released “At Home With You,” a piano instrumental collection of her favorite songs. An accomplished pianist with more than six decades of experience, she is a retired music teacher for Marshall County Schools and pianist/organist at Asbury United Methodist Church for 48 years.
Board OKs new TVA rate
The Holly Springs Board of Aldermen approved a TVA-wholesale electricity rate increase of 7.44 percent last week, along with an additional two percent revenue increase requested by HSUD.
25 Years Ago - September 15, 1988
Blue ribbon winners
Several county homemakers were blue ribbon winners in the exhibit day at the National Guard Armory last week. Winners were Ellen Bell, Linda Tate, Sandy Parker Jr., Ruth Parker, Rosie Lee Glover, Maxine Fant and Fadrie Phillips.
New VFW Post No. 10537 in Waterford
The comunity center in Waterford was the setting of the institution of the new VFW Post No. 10537 on Sept. 17. Shine Price was sworn in as post commander. The post has been named in memory of the late Mack Simpson Jeffries, a Vietnam veteran.
50 Years Ago - September 19, 1963
Local boy with Castle Heights team
A cadet from Holly Springs is a member of the varsity football squad at Castle Heights Military Academy. Cadet Gerald Hasselman, son of Mrs. Henry Gholson of Van Dorn Ave. is playing reserve center for the academy team.
Mrs. George Buchanan Sr. entertains with luncheon
Mrs. George Buchanan entertained at her home, Featherston Place, with a luncheon Tuesday. Guests were Mrs. W.L. Bankston Jr. of Memphis, guest speaker at the Holly Springs Garden Club; Mrs. Price Curd of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. H.B. Cargile and her sister, Mrs. Godbould of Tunica, Mrs. Roderick McDermott, Mrs. Frank Hopkins and Mrs. George Buchanan Jr.
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