Reunions



SERGENT GRADE SCHOOL — The Sergent Grade School reunion will be held at the VFW Post at Pine Mountain Junction on May 21. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 9 a.m. and dinner at 12 p.m. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Arius Holbrook at 633-7076 or Darryl Holbrook at 855-4726. SERGENT/ TAYLOR — The Sergent-Taylor reunion will […]

Strange But True



• It was noted Spanish filmmaker Luis Bunuel who made the following sage observation: “Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” • You might be surprised to learn that we call coffee beans aren’t actually beans — they’re the pits of the coffee beans. • Would you believe me if I told you that there were […]

Now Here’s a Tip



• Take a picture of the size of your air filter and keep it on your phone. No guessing when you get to the store and all those numbers start sounding the same. • Recipe Substitutions: If you need 1 cup of corn syrup, dissolve 1 cup white sugar in 1/4 cup of hot water. • “My husband plays golf […]

Moments in Time



The Hilary Hour. His impassioned on-air speech jogged something in Mariah’s memory, and she confessed to Nick that she remembers hearing a man’s voice on the night of JT’s disappearance. Suspicious, Nick confronted Sharon, but she insisted that Mariah was drunk and imagining things. Sharon’s denial fueled the tension between her and Nick, and an argument ensued, with both of […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS



RECAPS: MAY 7 – 11 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Ava couldn’t have been happier. Carly stepped up. Franco was anxious. Jason made up for lost time. Ned had his doubts. Jason ran into Drew. Valentin crossed Peter. Lulu looked to Anna for advice. Alexis threatened Ned. Franco got a break. Carly tried to fix things with Josslyn. Nelle made her intentions […]

Student loans offer deferments



If you’re having trouble repaying your federal student loans, you may be able to apply for a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain guidelines. You may qualify for a deferment if you are: • Enrolled in college at least half time. • In a […]

Senior citizens had a busy week




We are really loving this beautiful spring weather. Mom has been walking around her yard, admiring all her beautiful flowers, getting some exercise. She has also been out a few times to the rec center and also stayed for Senior Citizens. I love having her with me when I’m there and I know Lizzie Mae Wright enjoys talking to her […]

Give nesting eagles the space they need



When trying to catch a glimpse of an eagle in its nest, Kate Slankard reminds people to keep their distance and make visits brief. “It’s natural to be excited when we see an eagle in the wild,” said Slankard, an avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ non-game division. “But we don’t want to stay so […]

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 I heard that big church in Harlan put a stop to the pastor going on all those evangelical trips and making one hundred […]

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