Thursday, November 14, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Texas Beef Stew
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
the above ingredients to form a marinade for the meat. Let meat stand
in marinade several hours. Turn frequently. Put meat and marinade in
Dutch oven. Cover and simmer very slowly for about 1-1/2 hours or until
meat is tender. Serves 4.
Old-Fashioned Tea Cookies
2 cups sugar
4 cups flour
Blend sugar and butter. Sift dry ingredients together. Add alternately with beaten eggs to sugar mixture. Add vanilla. Roll out on board very thin and cut with cookie cutter, or make a long, thin roll, chill and slice very thin. Bake in 350° oven until lightly brown, about 15 minutes.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 13, 2003
Minor wins race; county voter turnout good
Winning political campaigns is nothing new for William R. “Bill” Minor. The 20-year veteran of the state senate received 58 percent of the vote on Nov. 4. He will take office Jan. 2004 as the Northern District transportation commissioner. The district covers 33 counties.
The Pilot Club of Holly Springs put a wreath for Veterans Day at the gravesite of James Asa Holbrook in Hill Crest Cemetery. He died July 5, 1993. He served two years in World War II and was a charter member of the local National Guard.
25 Years Ago - November 17, 1988
Patriots in Jackson Friday for State Title
The Marshall Academy Patriots, now the undisputed best football team in the school’s history, is headed for the big showdown in Jackson Friday night. The game for the Class AA state championship is with Wilkinson County Christian Academy. MA claimed the North Half crown last week by defeating Magnolia Heights 30-7. Marshall’s big play offense will feature John McClatchy passing to Shane Stone, John Farese and Christopher Cupp.
Bags a deer
Jonathan Belk and his dad Fred Belk Jr. bagged a nice seven-point deer while bow and arrow hunting in Benton County recently.
50 Years Ago - November 14, 1963
Cotton production records fall as farmers reap harvest
Marshall County farmers had a banner year in 1963 and all cotton production records fell in the process. The drought which was broken last week brought excellent weather for havesting cotton. Many of the gins in the county ran six-seven days a week, 24 hours a day, stopping only for maintenance. To date, 53,156 bales of cotton have been received for storage.
Selected as usher
Jane Elizabeth Finger of Byhalia has been selected to serve as a Junior Usher at Mississippi College for Women. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V.P. Finger Sr. of Byhalia.
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