August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Columns

Let God's Word Examine Lindsay Lohan's Example

You may have gathered by the title above that I'm responding to an article by Fran Golden that ran two weeks ago: "Let Lindsay Lohan be example for your teen." Many of the views set forth by Ms. Golden were quite troubling. More...

Moments In Time

• On Aug. 14, 1912, the first double-decker bus appears on the streets of New York, traveling up and down Broadway. The double-decker originated in London as a two-story horse-drawn omnibus where passengers climbed onto the roof. More...

Now here's a tip

• "Two weeks (or more) before school begins, we start getting up at the regular school time (so we'll be well-prepared to get up on time by the time school actually starts) and reviewing, whenever possible, the previous year's materials. More...

Salome's Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Relationships continue to thrive, but watch for any telltale signs of potential problems. Take needed action now to set things straight before they become troublesome later. More...

CLICK and CLACK TALK CARS

Don't believe old wives' tales

Dear Tom and Ray: I have a 2002 GMC Envoy that just passed 100,000 miles. I have always been pretty conscientious about scheduled and preventative maintenance. The owner's manual recommends changing the transmission and filter at 100,000 miles. More...

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years

August 15, 1957 Work on the installation of telephones in the Sandlick, Isom and Blackey areas is about 65 percent completed. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS - 8/13 - 8/17 ALL MY CHILDREN - The news that Spike is permanently deaf rocks friends and family. Kendall has a hard time accepting the facts and fallaciously pushes to move him to another location where he can be treated. More...

Easier way to do disability report - online

Applying for disability benefits from Social Security is easier than it's ever been before. Until recently, the disability report had to be completed manually. More...

Got something important to say? So write a letter!

Seems that more and more advice columnists and self-proclaimed self-help "doctors" are telling us that our "problem" is we need more spontaneity in our lives. That we need to break out of our regimented "9- to-5-drive-home-6-to-10" existence. More...