LeBron Who?

As a resident of Northeast Ohio, I’m like everyone else around here; my reason for living did not evaporate July 8, 2010 — no matter what the national media say. That was the day LeBron James, a young man of great talent and pitiful manners, waited for the sun to set on Lake Erie before he told an ESPN infotainment […]

Car Talk

It’s not a sugar problem in the gas tank

Dear Tom and Ray: So … I’m pretty sure my ex put sugar in my gas tank. I’m positive about the sugar; can’t prove that he did it. But he’s crazy, and this happened the first night I had gone out on the town and was making public displays of affection with my new boyfriend. Anyway, the insurance company didn’t […]

Ermine seniors enjoy Whitesburg Day

The Ermine senior citizens had another good week. Monday, we just talked about our ‘tacky party’ that we had the week before. We had a great time and everyone said it was one of the best ever. Wednesday, we went down to Whitesburg Day and saw a lot of pretty things and lots of goodies for sale. We looked at […]

Now here’s a tip

• “Before you wash a load of towels, dampen one and use it to wipe down the sides and top of your washer and dryer. Then just toss the towel in with the load. Also, keep a toothbrush close to give the fabric-softener reservoir a scrub, and rinse it in hot water often.” — T.O. in Maryland • Got kids […]

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years

September 29, 1960 Governors of 11 states will meet in Lexington Oct. 17 and 18 to consider problems of the Appalachian area, which includes Letcher County and the rest of eastern Kentucky.  The Whitesburg Choral Club will meet for its first rehearsal at Craft Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 7. The director this season will be Frank Bickel.  […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your moodier side might emerge this week. But the dark period should pass in time for the party-loving Lamb to go on a happy gambol with some very special people this weekend. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Yet again, you show your skill at being able to indulge in your love of the […]

To perform

Bluegrass Circle will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, 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. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.


RECAPS – 9/27-10/1 ALL MY CHILDREN Æ Bianca told Kendall that Zach left a message saying he wouldn’t see her until after he gets over his anger for her getting involved with Ryan again. Greenlee confessed to forging the letters, but insisted that she did not kill David. JR confronted Asher about his being Caleb’s son. Madison assured Randi that […]

Tyme to play

East KY Tyme, a country/ bluegrass band, will play Friday, Oct. 1, at the Hemphill Community Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Everyone is invited to attend. They will also perform Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Haysi Days Festival in Haysi, Va., starting at 5 p.m. For more information, call Astor Taylor, (606) 633-2708, […]

Appalshop to host Old Time String Band Day

Appalshop will host its second annual Old Time String Band Day on October 2. Three bands will lead a day of workshops and jam sessions plus an evening concert and square dance at Appalshop, 91 Madison Avenue, in Whitesburg. Jim and Ada McCown will join Paul David Smith to headline the event. Founding members of the Outdoor Plumbing Company, the […]

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