Shaking problem is dangerous and urgent

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: I have a 1999 BMW 323i that I love. My husband wants to trade it in because it has 207,100 miles on it. He’s afraid of racking up big repair bills. I say if we keep up with maintenance and repairs, who knows how long we can go? And we should think of any repair bills […]

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years October 27, 1960 A dime-a-dish dinner will be served at the Presbyterian Church Oct. 28 by the Whitesburg Woman’s Club. Magic tricks, fish pond, and fortune telling are some of the entertainment planned.  Friday night the Fleming Pirates will journey to Hazard to meet the Bulldogs in the […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your honesty continues to impress everyone who needs reassurance about a project. But be careful you don’t lose patience with those who are still not ready to act. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Pushing others too hard to do things your way could cause resentment and raise more doubts. Instead, take more time […]


ALL MY CHILDREN Æ Zach told Kendall that he has to remain away from Pine Valley because his life has been threatened. Marissa caught JR and Annie kissing again. Caleb blew up at Erica when she mentioned Sonia to him. Liza noticed that Nick Pearson was reveling in his celebrity after testifying at the trial. Marissa told Krystal and Tad […]

Mountain Melody to perform

Mountain Melody will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. Those attending should dress for Halloween. Prizes awarded for the best costume. 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 […]

Sugarland continue stretching country music’s genre boundary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Living on the edge is right where you’ll find country duo Sugarland. They are continuing to stretch genre boundaries on their fourth album, “The Incredible Machine,” and consider it a “thank you note” to fans for allowing them to grow as artists over the years. “I don’t think we’re at the fringe of country music, I think we […]

Kings of Leon wrestle fame

NEW YORK The Kings of Leon took more than musical cues when they opened a concert tour for U2 a few years back. They learned that ambition isn’t a dirty word. That lesson is clearly evident on “Come Around Sundown,” the rock band’s first collection of music since the hits “Sex on Fire” and “Use Somebody” made them Grammy-winning stars. […]

Coming events

LETCHER CO. ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN BLOODROOT’S BARTER; Sat., Oct. 30 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. THE ONLY SONS; Sat., Nov. 6 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. THE STEEPWATER BAND; Sat., Nov. 13 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. FISH OUT OF WATER; Fri., Nov. 26 in Whitesburg […]

Williams returns to the spotlight with induction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Don Williams isn’t doing interviews now that he’s come out of retirement, but that’s no problem. His return has his fans in the business doing plenty of talking about the laid-back icon who has launched a tour and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. Williams missed the ceremony with a case of bronchitis, […]

Singer’s slightly crazed rockabilly

Audio review

Rockin’ Jason D. Williams, “Killer Instincts” (Rockabilly Records) Even on ballads, Jason D. Williams lives up to his reputation as a rockabilly wild man. The first slow song on “Killer Instincts” references life in prison, the JFK assassination, marijuana and Christmas. The title is “If You Ever Saw a Baby …” and when the tune ends, Williams confesses he wrote […]

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