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News

Thanksgiving 100 years ago

The war to end all wars raged in Europe. Tuberculosis and influenza reaped lives unchecked, and one in 10 babies died before their first birthday. More...

Not-guilty plea in case of girl’s death

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky.   A former construction worker charged with kidnapping and killing a 7-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Monday in a court hearing pierced by the anguished sobs of the girl’s mother.  More...

Columns

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907   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...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS NOV. 23 - 27 More...

Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday.  E-m@il address  In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net   More...

Health

Can heart surgery cause hot flashes?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had hot flashes, similar to those experienced by post-menopausal women, ever since my coronary bypass in 1990. More...

A voice for the voiceless?

Lab-grown vocal cords showing great promise

WASHINGTON  More...

STD epidemic is worsening

CHICAGO  A U.S. sexually transmitted diseases epidemic is increasing and the most common infection, chlamydia, has risen to record levels, government officials say.  More...

Entertainment

Spice up Your Holidays, Use Cinnamon in Sweets, Sides and Sips

When the house is filled with the sweet smell of cinnamon, it’s a sure sign the holidays have arrived. This signature flavor of the season can add warmth and nostalgia to everything from traditional baked goods to vegetable sides and cocktails. More...

Bacon will make you love cranberry sauce

Admittedly, I’m a bit of a freak when it comes to cranberry sauce. Nonetheless, I can’t help but think there is something seriously disturbed about people who claim to not like it.  More...

Good Housekeeping’s ‘best cheesecake recipe’ is a Thanksgiving treat

The flavor of pumpkin pie in a creamy cheesecake — the secret is that it’s baked in a water bath. Our pumpkin cheesecake is light (in texture) and rich at the same time. Quite possibly our best cheesecake recipe yet!   More...

Firefighter released from hospital after being badly hurt in accident

A young Mayking firefighter was returned to his home Monday from a hospital in Kingsport, Tenn., where he was airlifted last Friday after being badly injured in traffic accident at Jeremiah.  More...

Neon will share county’s water supply for period

Letcher County Water and Sewer District Manager Mark Lewis told the district’s board of directors that the Fleming-Neon Water District is having source problems with its water supply and will be drawing water from the county’s Deane Water More...

Opinions

State has many on Medicaid who work for little pay

Traveling around rural Clay County, Jennifer Gates seeks out people in need of health coverage .  There are plenty of them. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Let’s not defeat ourselves

WASHINGTON More...

Sports

Expect Wynyard to become a fan favorite

Vaught’s Views

Now that he has signed his letter-of-intent and will soon be joining the University of Kentucky basketball program, Tai Wynyard of Auckland, New Zealand, says he can’t wait to get to Lexington.  More...

Nuggets for the holiday

Sports in Kentucky

To readers of The Mountain Eagle, in particular you who spare a few of 10,080 minutes a week to agree-and-not with one old guy’s opinions before tossing it into the trash, thank you. Your time is precious and e-mails afterward are too. More...

Struttin’ Time:

Saying so long until next year

It sure doesn’t feel like it, but another year of Struttin’ Time is history.  We had a blast again this year, as you and I together hunted and fished across the United States. I finished this deer season, without filling my tag. More...

Families & Friends

JD and Larry to perform Nov. 27

Fleming-Neon Senior Citizens Center News  Our center is having a canned food drive and a coat drive for seniors who are in need. More...

Fleming-Neon names honor roll students

Fleming-Neon Middle School students named to the All As and All As/Bs honor rolls for the second six weeks of school are:  Grade 6  All As — Carson Adams, Gracie Adams, Lindsay Baker, Hayden Brashear, Kamaya Breeding, Cloey Collins, C More...

Al-Anon: Discovering Choices

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics / addicts who share their experiences, strengths and hope, in order to solve their common problems. More...

Obituaries

Clester Isaacs dies at 73

Clester Isaacs, 73, of Deane, died November 19 at his residence.  He was the son of the late Riley and Dove Hall Isaacs. More...

Services held for Rebecca Loy

Rebecca Renee Mitchell Loy, 39, died November 15, at her home in Ridgeland, S.C.  She was a daughter of the late Raymond and Polly Triplett Mitchell.  Surviving are her husband, Stanley Loy; two sons, Aaron Michael Adams of Ermine, and Bill More...

In Memory of Otis Sexton

We want to remember your birthday, which is November 22. This year makes three years since you left us. We still miss you and will love you forever. Madge, Mike, Damaris Kalin, Mallory and Jacob   More...