November 28, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
5 cups flour
1/2 cup warm water
Mix all ingredients. Bake at 400° until done. This dough will keep in the refrigerator up to two weeks.
Butter Pecan Pound Cake
1-1/2 cup butter
1 cup pecans, chopped
Cream butter and sugars thoroughly; beat well. Beat eggs in one at a time. Add vanilla. Sift all remaining dry ingredients together and add alternately with milk, into the butter mixture. Pour into a greased and floured 10-inch tube or bundt pan. Bake at 350° for about an hour and 10 minutes. When a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean, remove from oven and invert onto serving plate. Cool 10 minutes. This cake does not need icing.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 27, 2003
Hollie Clanton of Potts Camp has been named Northwest Community College’s Miss NWCC for the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center. The daughter of Michael and Debbie Clayton and attended Bethlehem Christian School, where she played volleyball and was named Most Spirited.
Kevin Richardson, 13, of Holly Springs killed his first deer Nov. 16 in the youth hunt, at Spring Creek on his grandfather’s farm.
25 Years Ago - December 1, 1988
George M. Yarbrough, legislator, dies at 72
George M. Yarbrough, 72, of Red Banks, editor and publisher of The South Reporter for 20 years and a force in state politics for 24 years, died Sunday at Heritage Manor in Holly Springs. Political leaders from around the state came to pay their respects to a man who was a “champion of the rural coalition.”
Bro. Carl Teel, pastor of Bethany Baptist Church, congratulated Larry West and Donald Worsham, who were recently licensed to preach.
Brent Carpenter, 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Carpenter of Michigan City, got his first deer last week, a 4-pointer, with a .30 caliber. He is a first grader at Marshall Academy.
50 Years Ago - November 28, 1963
Tragic event in our national history
President and Mrs. Kennedy rode with Texas Governor and Mrs. Connally in an open car during the parade in Dallas, Texas, where Governor Connally and President Kennedy were shot. Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President of the United States with Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Kennedy at his side. Upon the death of President Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson is the new President of the United States.
Hasselman listed on honor roll
Cadet Gerald Johnson Hasselman, son of Mrs. Henry Fort Gholson of Holly Springs, has earned a position on the honor roll at Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tenn.
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