Thursday, February 13, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Sherry Wine Cake
18-1/2 oz. pkg. yellow cake mix
3-3/4 oz. pkg. vanilla instant pudding mix
all ingredients except powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat 2 to
4 minutes at medium speed with electric mixer. Spoon batter into
lightly greased and floured 10-inch Bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 35-40
minutes. Cool, invert onto serving dish and dust with powdered sugar.
Venison with Sour Cream
2 lbs. venison, cut into 2-inch cubes
1 clove garlic, minced
Place venison, garlic and shortening in a skillet; brown meat on all sides over medium heat. Remove meat to a shallow 2-1/2 qt. baking dish. Add celery, onion and carrots to drippings in skillet, saute´ 2 minutes. Stir in water, salt, pepper and bay leaf and pour over venison. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Drain, reserving broth.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 12, 2004
Sisters share birthday
Brianna, age 6 and Elisha, age 1, celebrated their Feb. 11 birthday at Pizza Hut with family and friends. They are the daughters of Felecia and Booker Jones of Holly Springs.
Welcome home party planned
SPC Paul Humble is finally back “home.” He arrived back in Byhalia after a year’s tour of duty in Iraq. He is a member of the 82nd Airborne out of Fort Bragg, N.C., and has been in the Army three years. He’s planning to spend the next few weeks with his parents, Fairley and Sue Humble and his brother John.
25 Years Ago - February 16, 1989
Osborne Bell monument dedicated on square Saturday
A granite monument placed on the southwest corner of the Marshall County courthouse lawn was dedicated to the memory of the late Osborne Bell, the first black sheriff of Marshall County, who was killed May 7, 1986 while attempting to make a drug arrest on Hwy. 309.
Former Holly Springs resident stars in ABC’s ‘B.L. Stryker’
In the new network series “B.L. Stryker,” Michael O. Smith, formerly of Holly Springs, plays Chief McGee, head of the Palm Beach, Fla., police department. Smith, son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Harmon Smith, lived in Holly Springs during his dad’s tenure as pastor of First United Methodist Church.
50 Years Ago - February 13, 1964
Leon Rountree named Scout PR director
Leon Rountree, Holly Theatre’s energetic owner, has agreed to serve as the local public relations director for Lakota Neighborhood Girl Scouts. Mr. Rountree is full of plans for putting the local Girl Scout program before the public. To do this, he needs the cooperation of every interested adult.
“Big Star -- Soup and Sandwich Sale”
Hormel’s Spam, 12 oz. can, 39¢; Velveeta cheese, 2 lb. box, 79¢; Starkist Tuna, 3 6-1/2 oz. cans, 85¢; vegetable soup, 2 cans, 25¢; King Cotton bologna, by the piece, 39¢ lb.; yellow onions, 3 lbs. 29¢; ground beef, 3 lbs., 89¢; Jack Sprat dill pickle hamburger slices, 16 oz. jar, 23¢; Jack Sprat mustard, 5-1/2 oz. jar, 10¢; Hawaiian Red Punch, 3 46-oz. cans, $1; Listerine, 14 oz., 89¢.
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