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Bible trivia


1. Is the book of Pharisee in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Matthew 21, to what type of tree did Jesus say, “Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever”? Cedar, Oak, Apple, Fig 3. From 2 Corinthians 6, what did Paul warn Christians about being “yoked” with? Debt, Unbelievers, Shame, Abundance 4. In biblical […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1909 Under the headline “Gentle Spring!” the following appears on this week’s front page of The Mountain Eagle: “On my way to town the other day I met a mountaineer who told me another man told him that his boy knew a boy whose father told […]

The Way We Were

Cale Yarborough takes fourth 500

Driver Cale Yarborough won his fourth Daytona 500 this week in 1984. In the history of the 200-lap, 500-mile race, which was first run at Florida’s Daytona International Speedway in 1959 and is considered one of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR)’s premiere events, only one driver topped Yarborough’s record—Richard Petty, who took home seven victories (1964, […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: FEB. 18 – 22 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Franco was reluctant. Charlotte guilted Spencer about the election tampering. Nina made an announcement. Willow was distracted by Brad. Alexis and Kim talked. Sam was intrigued. Margaux overshared. Carly got the proof that she needs. Stella ran into Marcus. Kristina invited Michael to lunch. Ryan made a move. Lulu got a call. […]

Aftermarket chips aren’t always good


Dear Car Talk: I recently purchased a GMC 3500 with a Duramax diesel engine. Friends with diesel engine trucks are telling me of increased power and gas mileage obtained by adding aftermarket chips or tuners. My first thought was that if they are that great, why don’t the manufacturers install them as standard equipment? My second thought was, you don’t […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• Corral kids’ books in a traveling library by repurposing an old wagon. All you need to do is store the books spine side up for easy selection. This also makes it a snap to move it to just the right place to encourage reading, whether it’s the garden path or a blanket fort. If you don’t have a wagon […]

Moments in Time

• On Feb. 19, 1847, the first rescuers reach surviving members of the Donner Party, a group of California bound emigrants stranded by snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Of the 89 original members of the Donner Party, only 45 reached California. • On Feb. 22, 1918, swept along by hysterical fears of German spies, the Montana legislature passes a […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1973Senior Class Prophecy –20 years later (Part II) Mary Breeding is the first woman driver at the Mountain Motor Speedway. Kathy Collins is taking the retired Mrs. Polly’s place. Pam and Tam Cornett are doing a twin act with the Guthrie Show. Denise Collins is serving her third term as the Letcher County Judge. Stevie Banks is the star center […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of February 25

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Try to say as little as possible about the work you’re doing through the end of the month. Then you can make your announcement and accept your well-deserved plaudits. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You face a more difficult challenge than you expected. But with that strong Taurean determination, you should be able […]

There’s only one way to cheap out on car AC



Dear Car Talk: I am cheap. Starting out on a hot day, I turn the air conditioner on. I set the AC to “max,” I turn the temperature all the way down, and I set the fan on “high.” When it gets too cool, I first turn off “max.” And then when it gets too cool again, what should I […]


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