Thursday, October 3, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Bacon and Potato Soup
1/2 lb. bacon
4-6 med. potatoes, diced
bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and crumble. Pour off all but 2
tbsps. of bacon fat. Add diced potatoes and onions to fat. Cover with
water and cook until done. Add crumbled bacon, cubed eggs, scalded milk
and seasonings. Serves 4.
2 cans crushed pineapple
1/2 cup cider vinegar
Cook all ingredients over low heat for 50 minutes or until it thickens. Stir occasionally. Makes 1 quart. Serve over curry.
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 stick butter, softened
Mix cream cheese and butter with celery salt, garlic salt, Tabasco and salt and pepper. Place spinach in casserole dish. Cover with sauce and top with French fried onions and bread crumbs mixed together. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes. Serves 8.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 2, 2003
Book signing at Brown Bag
Patrick Cox will be signing books about his life at the Brown Bag program. The son of Sol Cox and Jean Badley Cox and the grandson of the late Doris Cox Taylor of Holly Springs, he is blind from a childhood accident and still rides horses in competition. He is also the nephew of Jeanie Fant of Holly Springs.
Native receives Air Force Reserve promotion
First Lt. Steven (Bo) Bear has graduated pilot training and joined the 758th Airlift Squadron, located at Pittsburgn. A 1993 graduate of Marshall Academy, he is the grandson of Billy and Mildred Bowen of Potts Camp.
25 Years Ago - October 6, 1988
Replacing library books
Byhalia librarian Josephine Humphrey is reshelving books which were damaged when the Byhalia Town Hall suffered excessive smoke damage when a copier burned up. The books were shipped to Memphis, Tenn., where they were cleaned. With repairs nearly completed to the town hall, the books are now going back on the shelves.
Potts Camp School is adding on six additional classrooms to house the third, fourth and fifth grades, as the school is becoming increasingly crowded. Donnal Ash, principal, said he could use 12, but is happy to get the six.
50 Years Ago - October 3, 1963
Dr. R.L. Wyatt to speak at Sanitarians meeting
The Mississippi Association of Sanitarians will hold their annual meeting Oct. 14-15 at the King Edward Hotel in Jackson. Dr. R.L. Wyatt, director of the Marshall/Benton County Health Department, will speak on the sanitarian’s role in the health department.
Hubert F. Mills retires from mail service
The Byhalia Post Office hosted a retirement dinner party on Sept. 30, honoring Hubert F. Mills, Rt. 2 mail carrier, on his retirement after nearly a half century of service. Mr. Mills began his mail career on May 1, 1914, at the age of 20, with a horse and buggy. After more than half a million miles, he is using his 10th car, a 1962 Chevy.
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