October 7, 2009 RSS feed / Columns

Car Talk

Testing to see if you need new shocks

Dear Tom and Ray: I have a 2001 Toyota 4Runner with 160,000 miles. I also have a pop-up camper that I pull on occasion with the 4Runner. I just made a trip from Colorado up to Minnesota pulling the camper. More...

Deciding when to retire

These days, everyone is taking a new look at their finances — and no one is looking more closely than the millions of baby boomers who are nearing retirement age. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS - 10/5-9

ALL MY CHILDREN — Frankie realized that Madison was psychologically damaged, but was grateful that she offered to give him the key to a safe deposit box holding the evidence against Randi. More...

Strange But True

• It was Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge who made the following sage observation: "The man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man." • The lens of your eye will continue to More...

Family raised most of their food

Here we go again, back through the mist of long ago. Back when you didn't eat if you didn't work. There were no handouts such as commodities and welfare and food stamps. Back when I was just a little sprout we didn't have any of them. More...

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years

October 8, 1959 Students who are already enrolled in Whitesburg school but who are using private transportation to get to and from school may now ride school buses, the Letcher County Board of Education ruled Saturday. More...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You could be caught in a torrent of advice from well-meaning friends and colleagues this week. But remember, Lamb, you are at your best when you are your own inimitable self. More...

You should get Direct Deposit

Hurricane season is here for many parts of the country. In other areas of the nation, it's wildfire season. As you prepare for the threat of a natural disaster in your community, put signing up for direct deposit at the top of your "to do" list. More...

Moments and Memories of Whitesburg High School

This is the Whitesburg High School "Klassroom Kwiz" team that won three weeks in a row at Bristol, Tenn., recently. More...