Thursday, February 6, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
6 oz. stale French or Italion bread, cut into chunks
1/2 cup butter or margarine
oven to 350°. Place bread chunks in a 1-1/2 qt. buttered soufflé dish.
Melt butter in large skillet, cook onions until slightly limp. Pour
butter and onions over bread. Scatter thyme and cheese over top. Blend
cream into eggs until mixture is light and frothy. Add salt and pepper,
if desired. Pour over mixture in soufflé dish. Press down to make sure
bread is thoroughly soaked. Bake 45 minutes or until knife inserted in
center comes out clean. Add ham or bacon, if desired, or more
onion. Yields 6-8 servings.
2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
1/2 tsp. salt
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 5, 2004
Govan makes it three in a row
Annie Govan, an eighth grade student at Holly Springs High School, won the Marshall County Spelling Bee Saturday. This makes her a three-time winner, having taken first place three years consecutively. Runner-up was her sister Brittany, a sixth grader at Holly Springs Intermediate School.
Places second in blues competition
Kenny Kimbrough, son of the late Junior Kimbrough, with his blues band, “Rev. Slick and the Soul Blues Boys” placed second in the finals of the International Blues Competition held on Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn. Jan. 29.
25 Years Ago - February 9, 1989
Mease’s conviction of Osborne Bell’s murder reversed
The man who killed Marshall County Sheriff Osborne Bell was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death will now get a new trial with the possibility of a manslaughter verdict, according to an order handed down by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Monuments to Sheriff Bell to be dedicated Saturday
A dedication ceremony honoring the memory of the late Osborne Bell will be held Feb. 11 on the courthouse lawn. A 6,000-pound solid granite monument will be placed in memory of the first black sheriff of Marshall County, who was killed in the line of duty. A marker will also be placed on Hwy. 309 at the site where Bell was killed.
50 Years Ago - February 6, 1964
New church site
Joe Hurdle excercised the old English Common Law custom of “selsin,” where the former owner gives title to the new owner by passing a handful of soil to the new landowner. Coy Doty, president of Zion Lutheran Church, received the soil. He was accompanied by John Kloha, building program chairman, and Sidney Hurdle.
Gholson honored for 50 years service
Justine’s in Memphis (Tenn,) was the setting for a dinner party Feb. 1, given by the First National Bank of Memphis, honoring Harris Gholson Sr., president of the Bank of Holly Springs, on his 50th anniversary in banking.
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