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Tim Breeding dies at 67; was Isom businessman, leader

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

Funeral services were held September 18 for Isom businessman and community leader Tim C. Breeding. Breeding, 67 of Isom, was buried in the Isom Cemetery after a walk-through visitation and private funeral at the Isom Presbyterian Church where he was a longtime elder. A son of the late Cullen and Allie Blair Breeding, he died September 15 at Whitesburg Appalachian […]

Lawmaker seeks permanent funding for cost of full-day kindergarten in Ky.

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

Kentucky lawmakers voted this year to pump considerably more state money into full-day kindergarten, but the extra spending was limited to just one school year. Now a Republican legislator wants to turn that one-time support into a permanent commitment. Rep. James Tipton said he has pre-filed a measure for next year that would secure state funding to cover the entire […]

Soap Updates

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Quinn and Carter gave in to their passion. Steffy and Finn reconnected in the bedroom. Shauna was shocked by Quinn’s big secret. Brooke and Katie questioned Quinn’s intentions with Eric. Later, Eric covered for Quinn with a concerned Katie. Ridge engaged Justin with an undercover assignment. Hope, Thomas and Douglas spent time together as […]

Budget to stay busy, not bored this winter

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

This winter is not going to be a repeat of last year, at least not at my house. COVID will no doubt keep raging around the world, limiting our options for activities, canceling plans that were made with fingers crossed. But here at home I’m going to be busy, not bored. I’ve decided to spend a little mental health money […]

Top movies

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

1. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (PG-13) Simu Liu, Awkwafina 2. Free Guy (PG-13) Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer 3. Malignant (R) Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson 4. Candyman (R) Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris 5. Jungle Cruise (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt 6. PAW Patrol: The Movie (G) animated 7. Don’t Breathe 2 (R) Stephen Lang, Brendan Sexton […]

Bible trivia

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

1. Is the book of Ephesians in the Old Testament, New Testament or neither? 2. Which disciple did Jesus call Cephas, which is Aramaic for “rock”? Peter, Paul, Thomas, Judas 3. From 2 Kings 14, who built Elath (town) and restored it to Judah? Solomon, Nimrod, Azariah, Hiel 4. Which tribe of Israel was set apart to serve in the […]

Now here’s a tip!

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

• Have your carpets cleaned. High-traffic areas may require cleaning as often as every three or four months, but bedrooms can go as long as 18 months. Use runners and area rugs to safeguard spots that may be vulnerable, like under a vanity or by your sofas. • “I had some residue on my bathroom ceiling from hard water condensation. […]

Moments in time

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

• On Sept. 22, 1598, 26-year-old playwright Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter after a duel. He was very nearly hanged, but his ability to read and write saved him. He claimed “benefit of clergy,” which allowed him to be sentenced by the lenient ecclesiastical courts. In his time, Jonson was as famous as Shakespeare. • On Sept. 25, 1789, […]

THE NEWSDAY CROSSWORD

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

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The Way We Were

By Mountain Eagle Staff | September 22, 2021

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since 1907. FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 1921 Friendly roughhousing between two boys during a bean stringing on Big Cowan nearly turned into a tragedy Saturday night at the home of Dave Maggard. Charlie Banks, son of Floyd Banks, is said to be lucky to have survived serious cuts he suffered when he and another boy, […]