Thursday, February 27, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
16-oz. tomato bits (drain most of juice)
1 tsp. fresh lime juice
Mix ingredients together in a blender or food processor until consistency is thick but still chunky.
Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 12-oz. pkgs. semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 tsp. baking soda
Preheat oven to 375°. In microwave safe dish, melt one package chocolate chip morsels, set aside. In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, sugar and vanilla extract until blended. Beat in eggs until light and fluffy. Blend in melted chocolate. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in remaining 12-oz. package of chocolate morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes until cookies are puffed. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, cool. Yield: about 4 dozen cookies.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 26, 2004
Sheriff’s department gets new vehicle
Sheriff Kenny Dickerson and his staff were on hand to accept a van fom the MS Department of Transportation. North District Commissioner of Transportation Bill Minor presented the van to Marshall County for use in MDOT’s Inmate Litter Removal program.
Marshall County shines
Six Marshall County basketball teams played in division tournament championship games Friday, all facing each other in the three contests. Winning first place trophies were the Holly Springs Hawks, the H.W. Byers Lions and the Potts Camp Lady Cardinals.
25 Years Ago - March 2, 1989
Wurlitzer donates clock
Wurlitzer executive Dewey Kuhn presented the Holly Springs Garden Club president, Mrs. William Moore, a new Wurlitzer grandfather clock. In honor of the 1858 antebellum mansion, Wurlitzer has named its top-of-the-line, cherry, grandfather clock, “The Montrose.”
Kloha, White to attend Rotary youth conference
Carole Kloha and Chris White are among 120 students from Shelby County and North Mississippi who will attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Conference in Olive Branch. Carole and Chris were selected to represent the Holly Springs Rotary Club. They are juniors at Marshall Academy.
50 Years Ago - February 27, 1964
Elizabeth Sigman will reign over Pilgrimage festivities
The 26th annual Pilgrimage, sponsored by the Holly Springs Garden Club, will have a new feature this year -- a pretty queen to rule over the festivities April 24-26. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gordon Sigman, her mother is recording secretary for the Holly Springs Garden Club. She will be escorted to the Confederate Ball by Harold C. Waldrep Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Waldrep of Holly Springs.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Shaw of Waterford, are the parents of a son, Sidney Shaw Jr., who was born Feb. 22, 1964 at the North Mississippi Hospital. He weighed nine pounds, 13 ounces.
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