November 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Features

Scene - Stealing Holiday Stuffing

While turkey is in the spotlight at most holiday meals, the prize for best supporting dish definitely goes to stuffing. People often reach for the stuffing before any other side dish on the table. More...

Whitesburg fourth graders express thankful thoughts

Here are the thankful thoughts of the fourthgrade students at West Whitesburg Elementary School.   Melody Lewis Bird’s class:   My family, my house, Thanksgiving, my mother and father. More...

Kindergarteners’ recipes for preparing Thanksgiving turkey

The Fleming-Neon Elementary School kindergarten class, taught by Bill Stanley and Nancy Ratliff , has submitted recipes for turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner:   More...

Columns

What to do when your sunroof is all wet

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray:   More...

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years November 24, 1960   The number of farms in Letcher County dropped more than half from 1954 to 1959, according to the offi cial United States census of agriculture released this wee More...

Salome's Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel that you have all the answers right now. But it might be wise to listen to other ideas before you decide to close the lid on other possibilities.   More...

Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

This little message is to the subhuman who said I was a crook, a thief and the scum of the earth: You are right, but let me tell you something, you lowdown, sorry, freeloading Sponge- Bob hypocrite. More...

Health

C-section not done to avoid labor pain

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am in the eighth month of my first pregnancy. I’ve a friend who keeps telling me to have a C-section. She says it’s quick and painless. I never considered this and wonder about its wisdom. What would you recommend? More...

Zapping nerves controls high blood

CHICAGO   Some people who couldn’t get their blood pressure under control despite taking a fistful of pills every day found relief from an experimental treatment that shows promise as a permanent fix for the condition.   More...

New drug lowers bad cholesterol more

CHICAGO   For more than a decade, millions of lives have been saved by statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor, which lower bad cholesterol and the risk of heart attacks. More...

Entertainment

To perform

Monroeville featuring Daniel Salyers, a bluegrass band, will perform at the Jettie Baker Center in Clintwood, Va., at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27. For ticket information, call (276) 926- 8694.   More...

South Mountain Boys to perform

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. More...

Will new beer series have ‘hops’?

NEW YORK   The star of Discovery Channel’s new series “Brew Masters” says people in his craft beer industry are “proudly promiscuous.”   With their products, he means.   More...

Man, 25, charged with murder after wreck kills woman

A 25-year-old Whitesburg man is charged with murder and assault in connection with a Sunday night car crash which killed a mother of four and injured her husband.   Jonathan A. More...

Letcher native killed when car hits bike

Letcher County native Jeffrey Wayne Collier, 45, of Somerset, died November 21 from injuries received in an accident in Pulaski County. More...

News

Cadmium, lead found in glasses

LOS ANGELES   Drinking glasses depicting comic book and movie characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman and the Tin Man from “The Wizard of Oz” exceed federal limits for lead in children’s products by up to 1,000 times, acco More...

Now here’s a tip

• Here’s a great bit of advice given to a friend who recently gave birth to a darling baby boy: When you receive some of the morecomplicated items from your gift registry, try them out right away. Before the baby comes, that is. More...

Board to meet

The Kentucky River District Board of Health will meet at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 30. The meeting will take place at Ponderosa in Hazard.   More...

Opinions

Flimflamming becomes a sport

The signature phrase of America’s booming good food movement has been expanded from “organic” to “local and sustainable.”   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Calling the bluff on deficits

WASHINGTON   Ronald Reagan (bless his sense of humor) loved to say that the problem with his administration was that the right hand didn’t know what the far right hand was doing. More...

Sports

Wildcats focused on ending losing streak

LEXINGTON   Randall Cobb refused to take the bait.   The Kentucky wide receiver spent 10 minutes Monday fielding the same question in slightly different form, and refused to budge from the party line.   More...

5 for 48: Johnson’s titles speak for themselves

MIAMI   It was early Monday morning, and Jimmie Johnson was celebrating another NASCAR championship in the surf on South Beach.   More...

Gabby’s fishing fever

Fish return to ‘hot spots’ year after year

You have heard fisherman say that a certain spot on a lake is a hot spot or a honey hole where you can always catch fish. These are the go-to spots that fisherman count on to catch fish time after time when they go to the lake. More...

Families & Friends

Oma Hatton turns a very young 80

Whitesburg

Hello everyone. Hope everything is going well for all of you. Pull up a chair and get a cup of coff ee and let’s visit! That’s what some of my friends say and I feel like I’m talking to you.   Today is a beautiful day. More...

Holidays bring memories of mountains

Northeast Ohio

Hello and a happy Thanksgiving to each and every one. More...

SIX YEARS OLD

SIX YEARS OLD — Zoe Lauren Hope Bailey celebrated her sixth birthday on Nov. 18. More...

Obituaries

Services held for Joseph Bittrich

Joseph Michael Bittrich, 67, of Jenkins, died November 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.   A son of the late Alvin M. and Mary G. More...