November 7, 2013
Martha Ruth Leonard
Marie’s Coffee Cake
1-3/4 cups sifted cake
1/2 pint sour cream
flour with baking powder and soda. Cream butter and sugar until light
and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat. Add flour mixture
alternately with sour cream and vanilla. Put half of batter into baking
pan. Top with mixture of the raisins, walnuts, cinnamon and sugar. Add
rest of batter and bake for 45 minutes at 350°.
Sweet Potato Rum Casserole
4-5 large sweet potatoes
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
Boil potatoes with jackets on. Peel while hot and mash or whip. Add remaining ingredients, put in orange cups or in casserole dish, top with marshmallows and bake in 325° oven for 25-30 minutes.
All Martha Ruth’s recipes have been “taste tested” in her kitchen
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 5, 2003
Miss Mississippi Angus queen and princess
Deanna Alderson of Potts Camp, daughter of Ricky and Marie Alderson, was named 2003-2004 Angus Princess of the Northwest District. She is an 11th grade student at Potts Camp High School. Colbi Parker of Bruce was named Angus Queen.
Red Banks man to be on Price is Right Nov. 13
Travis and Barbara Newsom of Red Banks traveled out west recently and Travis came out a winner on The Price Is Right. Barbara wrote for tickets before leaving home and they stood in line from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their seats. Travis got to hear “Come on down” and won a $1,900 entertainment center.
25 Years Ago - November 10, 1988
Jackson stirs crowd on square Friday
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, former Democratic presidential candidate and civil rights activist, brought his charismatic speaking style and presidential politics last Friday when he spoke at Rust College and on the square. He urged students and residents to vote for Michael Dukakis and Wayne Dowdy.
Dukakis, Dowdy win Marshall County ballot
Marshall County voters went solidly Democratic Tuesday in giving Michael Dukakis and Wayne Dowdy wide margins of victory. However, the county was on the losing end in the national race as Republican George Bush rode into the White House and Republican Trent Lott took the seat of retiring statesman John C. Stennis in the U.S. Senate.
50 Years Ago - November 7, 1963
Paul Johnson elected governor
Paul B. Johnson Jr., the Democratic nominee for governor of Mississippi, overwhelmed his Republican opponent, Rubel Phillips, Tuesday in the general election, to end one of the bitterest political battles ever waged in the state. Johnson is married to the former Dorothy Power of Red Banks.
New market for pine (By Plato Touliatos)
Last week 77 pine trees were cut on the Levy farm in Marshall County. These trees will become utility poles. They will be transported to a treating plant in Jackson, Tenn., debarked, treated and sold. This is the first time in recent years that poles have been cut in Marshall County
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