Thursday, January 30, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Sweet Potato Biscuits
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
egg, sweet potatoes, sugar, butter and shortening in a mixing bowl; mix
well. Stir in enough flour to make a soft dough. (Dough will be softer
than regular biscuit dough.) Turn out on floured surface, knead lightly
a few times. Roll to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch biscuit
cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350° for about 15
minutes. Makes about 16 (2-inch) biscuits.
10-3/4-oz. can tomato soup
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese
Heat tomato soup. Add cream cheese and stir until dissolved. Mix gelatin with cold water and add to hot mixture. Cool. Stir in onion, pecans, celery and mayonnaise. Pour into mold and congeal. Serves 8-10 people.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 29, 2004
Gresham retiring after 48-year career
S.B. “Tubby” Gresham is retiring this month after a 48-year career with the Bank of Holly Springs. He started in 1955 as bookkeeper and teller. He was named president in 1973 and CEO and chairman of the board in 1996.
Former state fiscal officer is speaker at Rust
Gary Anderson, former executive director of the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration is the keynote speaker for the UNCF banquet at Rust College Friday. A Byhalia native, he was appointed by Gov. Ronnie Musgrove to serve as the state fiscal officer in 2000.
25 Years Ago - February 2, 1989
Bethany Baptist Church held groundbreaking services, Sun., Jan. 8. The church plans to start work on a new sanctuary soon. Carl Teel is pastor. Helping with the ceremony were Dennis Clayton and Donny Hill.
Named to committee
Dr. W.A. McMillan, president of Rust College, will serve on the awards committee of the Religious Heritage of America. He will also appear in a black history program in Greenville during February. He will be a panelist in a forum on blacks in higher education.
50 Years Ago - January 30, 1964
On her first deep sea fishing trip, Mrs. Walter Utley of Holly Springs landed a 7’2” sailfish weighing 44 pounds. She was fishing out from Pompano Beach, Fla.
Walker Manufacturing Co. will locate plant here
Marshall County has a new industry! The Deluxe Products Corp. of Walker Manufacturing Co. has announced plans to open an automotive filter plant here. Deluxe Products will occupy the existing 60,000 sq. ft. building that housed Fryling Electric Co. The facility is only 10 years old. Employment at the outset will be 25-30 people with significant growth expected.
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