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Seniors enjoy Valentine’s party

Published 11:17am Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Valentine’s Day party was held at the senior citizen site on Culver Road. The party room was decorated in the Valentine’s theme. Four couples played the Newlywed Game. They were Terry and Jeannie Kelsey, Billy and Mary Ables, Charles and Linda Williams and Bob and Linda Ball. The Kelsey’s won the game.

Others enjoying the fellowship and good food were Martha Garrison, Carole Cole, Vivian Summerford, Faye Anders, Mavlyn Roberson, Patsy Clem-mons, Judy McCellan, Martha Asherbranner, Tammy Hamilton and the manager, Barbara Asher-branner.


Spring Punch

1 can grapefruit Juice

1/2 cup sugar

? cup cinnamon candies

1 quart chilled ginger ale

Combine juice, sugar and candies in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir until candies are dissolved. Before serving add ginger ale.


Hawaiian punch

1 can chilled pineapple juice

1 can crushed pineapple with juice

1 can cream coconut

1 bottle lemon-lime flavored drink, chilled

In punch bowl combine all ingredients.


Beet salad

1 package strawberry gelatin

1 package cherry gelatin

2 cups hot water

2 cups cold water

2 cans beets cut into small pieces

1 cup beet juice from canned beets

Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Add cold water. Combine remaining ingredients. Chill until firm.


Tomato preserves

Skin and cut up five pounds of ripe tomatoes.

Add 5 pounds of sugar

1 lemon, thinly sliced

1 t. ground ginger

Simmer until thick, stirring often, for about 45 minutes. Put into hot sterilized glasses or jars and seal at once. It makes about four, six ounce glasses.

To skin tomatoes, place them into a pan and cover with boiling water and remove peelings.


Root beer float

1 bottle root beer

3 scoops vanilla ice cream

Pour root beer into small glasses and scoop of ice cream in each glass


Blueberry Pie

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 can blueberry pie filling

1 carton cool whip

1 package of 6 graham crackers tarts

Combine condensed milk and blueberry pie filling and beat until smooth. Fold in cool whip into pie filling mixture. Spoon into tarts. Refrigerate.

Blackberry pie filling can be used in this recipe instead of blueberry pie filling.


Blackberry cobbler

1 can blackberry pie filling

1 box white cake mix

1 cup melted margarine

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a greased 9×13 inch baking pan spread pie filling and sprinkle cake mix over filling. Drizzle melted margarine over top. Bake for 55 minutes.


Morgan County Schools Lunch Menu

March 1: Salad bar, scrambled eggs, breakfast sausage patty, ham for biscuit, hash browns, biscuit, biscuit gravy, fruit juice, fresh bananas, yellow cake with chocolate icing, lunch milk.

March 4: Veg. beef soup, grilled cheese sand., baked potato, salad bar, broccoli w/cheese crackers, pear halves, lunch milk.

March 5: Roasted chicken, hamburger on bun, brown rice, chicken gravy, frozen vegetables, wheat rolls, peaches, lunch milk.

March 6: Cheese pizza, hotdog, frozen vegetables, baked beans, spiced apples, oatmeal raisin cookie, lunch milk.

March 7: Chicken nuggets, steak patty, baked potato wedges, brown gravy, canned vegetables, wheat rolls, fresh plums, lunch milk.

March 8: Spaghetti with meat sauce, Stromboli, ham, salad bar, frozen vegetables, fresh bananas, brownie, lunch milk.

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