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Health

‘Addiction is not a character flaw,’ surgeon general says

In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama’s surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction.  More...

Bald spot on cheek? Get thyroid checked

DEAR DR. ROACH: Six months ago, I noticed a “bald spot” on my right cheek. It is round and about the size of a 50-cent piece. I’ve never had this problem before, even though I am going bald. I am generally healthy. More...

ARE YOU AT RISK FOR A STROKE

People with diabetes have a two to five times greater risk of having a stroke, and have diabetes also puts you at higher risk of dying from a stroke — especially for women and those who have had diabetes for a long time. More...

Entertainment

Lend a Helping Ham

A full, delicious menu with sides and snacks

The Perfect Piece of Pork To make sure the main course this holiday season – a yummy, juicy ham – is cooked and prepared to perfection, there are some simple steps to follow. More...

Snickerdoodles perfect bites after a heavy meal

After a heavy meal, snickerdoodles are the perfect bite  The holiday season is such a beloved time of year. More...

Trial date in Hogg murder case now set for April 17-28

The trial of one of two suspects charged in the New Year’s Day 2014 murder of a Kingscreek man has been delayed until April.  More...

Trump’s vow to bring back coal giving hope to many

WILLIAMSON, W.Va.   More...

Columns

The Way We Were

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

The night we learned ‘who done it’

On Friday night, November 21, 1980, television sets in 76 percent of all U.S. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — RJ softened his position towards Bill marrying Brooke and asked him to take good care of her if she decides to marry him. More...

Sports

Calipari lands more great recruits

Vaught’s Views

The recruitment of 6-5 Chattanooga guard Shai Alexander was like a “rocket ship movement” in the last year and he finally landed at the University of Kentucky.  More...

A confession about deer hunting

Struttin’ Time:

Another hunting season is almost gone. It has been a thrill, to say the least. More...

Gabby’s fishing fever

Fish offers hot action in cold times

This weather may seem cold but it brings hot small smallmouth action.  Smallmouth bass are one of the few fish that become really active in cooler water. More...

Families & Friends

Community calendar

November 26 — Cross Country Bluegrass will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.   More...

Stories from the mountains

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development ( MACED) in Berea has launched in new website as part of celebrating its 40th anniversary. More...

Are smaller and more basic trucks even made anymore?

Dear Car Talk:  More...

Obituaries

Ralph Begley Sr. buried at Whitco

Ralph Edward Begley Sr., 82, of Whitco, died November 15 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.  A son of the late Roy M. More...

Mary Jane Adams dies at 90

Mary Jane Tyree Adams, 90, died November 15 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.  Born at Dry Fork, she was a daughter of the late Sam Henry and Nancy Hawkins Tyree. More...

Rites held for Johnny Coomer

Johnny D. Coomer, 58, of Isom, died November 15 at Deane.  He was a son of the late Dudley Bishop and Francis Asher Coomer.  More...