Nows Here’s a Tip

• “I have a raised bed and some very handy plastic underbed drawers for seasonal items and bags. The problem is that they would not stay put when I opened them or especially when I tried to close them. I got smart, though, and added strips of non-skid shelf liner to the bottoms. They stay put where they are accessible […]


GENERAL HOSPITAL — Kevin had a glimmer of hope. Michael met Sonny for a drink. Curtis got disappointing news. Stella stood her ground. Finn had concerns about Anna’s plans. Sonny had a plan. Laura and Carly made a pact. Anna looked for help. Michael drowned in denial. Mary Pat got in over her head. Mac and Felicia stepped up to […]

Moments in Time

• On Oct. 31, 1517, priest and scholar Martin Luther nails his 95 revolutionary opinions to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. In his theses, Luther condemned the excesses and corruption of the Roman Catholic Church, especially the papal practice of asking for payment — called “indulgences” — for the forgiveness of sins. • On Oct. 29, […]

Jenkins Elementary Honor Roll

Students named to the Jenkins Elementary School Honor Roll for the first nine weeks of school are: Third grade — All A Honor Roll: Damon Church, Brady Swindall and Haylee Thacker. A/B Honor Roll: Waylon Canter, Kimber Collins, Keerah Habern, Olivia Kelly Jayden Wathen, Brody Wells and Zachary Whitaker . Fourth grade — All A Honor Roll: Kiley Bevins, Haley […]

Wagners to mark 56th anniversary

Happy Halloween everyone! Winter is slowly creeping in as the temperature seems to take a radical drop, and then warms up a few degrees. We’ve really been having frost and fog in this area. My furnace sure feels good. By the time some of you get The Mountain Eagle, October along with Halloween will just be a memory. I hope […]

Joe Henry Morris dies at 79

Joe Henry Morris, 79, died October 22 at his home at Mayking. Born at Mayking, he was a son of the late Alfred and Ogie Craft Morris. He was the widower of Janice Necessary Morris and later married Kathy Bates Morris. Mr. Morris was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Caleb Hopkins and William Hayden Joseph, and three brothers, […]

Trivia test

1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the only U.S. president born on the island of Manhattan? 2. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Ethiopia? 3. U.S. STATES: Which state is home to Mount Rushmore? 4. PSYCHOLOGY: What fear is represented by the condition astraphobia? 5. LITERATURE: Which of Shakespeare’s plays produced the line, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be”? 6. […]

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: I don’t see how anyone in their right mind would vote to re-elect the members of the Jenkins Board of Education. They shut […]

Jenkins HS top students named

Honor roll students at Jenkins Middle High School for the first nine weeks of school are: Sixth grade — 4.0 grade point average: Ethan Bailey, Kindlee Breeding, Madison Church, Laken Graham and Sara Jones. 3.0–3.9 GPA: Journey Baker, Bryson Bentley, Chloe Branham, Nickalus Breeding, Donovan Brown, Ethan Carty, Riley Caudill, Hannah Damron, Kylee Fouts, Maddox Hafemeister, Nathaniel Johnson, Abigail Kelly, […]

Jackie Stamper dies at 70

Jackie Stamper, 70, died October 11 at his home at Jeremiah. A son of the late Hiram and Alta Adams Stamper, he was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brandi Victoria. Surviving are his wife, Betty Jo Bowling Stamper; a daughter, Karen Neely and husband John of Hollow Rock, Tenn.; a brother, Tommie Stamper of Jeremiah; five sisters, Rachel […]

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