Nows Heres a Tip

• If you often wake up in the morning with a neckache, try a new pillow. You can get them with cooling gel inserts, or ones designed especially for side sleepers or in ergonomic shapes. There must be one that will help you wake up refreshed. • “I save the Tyvek envelopes from Federal Express and other mailings to make […]


RECAPS: AUGUST 13 – AUGUST 17 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Griffin was reluctant. Scott apologized. Jason had a theory. Elizabeth was horrified. Josslyn was annoyed. Kiki was on edge. Alexis stated the facts. Franco apologized. Elizabeth understood. Valentin was shocked. Sonny got an unexpected visit. Alexis was cautious. Sam was asked to do a favor. Griffin was stunned. Franco was furious. […]

Strange But True

• It was British Prime Minister Winston Churchill who made the following sage observation: “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” • There are lots of sports fans out there, and a lot of sports to enjoy: football, basketball, soccer, baseball, hockey … olive oil wrestling? OK, maybe there […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 1928 Four members of the Hiram Fields family of McRoberts are dead after a two-car wreck on Dunham Hill, between McRoberts and Jenkins. Two other members of the family were injured, one critically. Witnesses say Hiram Fields was driving toward Jenkins when he entered a curve […]

Money miser wonders how long to wait between each oil change

Dear Car Talk: I change the oil in our cars, mainly because I’m too cheap to pay what oilchange shops charge. Is there any way to test to see when the oil in a vehicle is almost worn out? Our cars vary widely in their use. One does a daily 15-mile commute; another goes 60,000 highway miles a year; and […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1954 “How Soil Conservation Benefits My Community” by Joella Craft. Miss Craft, a sophomore in the Whitesburg High School, won second place in the recent Soil Conservation Essay Contest. My home is situated in the grand old hills of Eastern Kentucky. God has bountifully supplied this region with scenic beauty and natural resources, and we must preserve these assets to […]

Salome’s Stars

Your 7-day horoscope for week of August 20 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Impatience with those who don’t keep up with you can cause resistance, which, in turn, can lead to more delays. Best to be helpful and supportive if you want results. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A surprise announcement from a colleague could put you on […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.

1956 Fleming-Neon Athletic Banquet The Fleming-Neon Athletic Banquet of 1956 was held at 7:30, May 8, in the lunchroom of the Fleming- Neon Grade School. A large crowd of over two hundred was present. Fleming-Neon was honored by the presence of Coach Blanton Collier, Head Coach of the University of Kentucky. Coach Collier’s inspiring speech was one that will long […]

Strange But True

• It was 18th-century French writer Sebastien Nicolas de Chamfort who made the following sage observation: “Conscience is a dog that does not stop us from passing but that we cannot prevent from barking.” • You might be surprised to learn that famed British author Aldous Huxley, bestknown for his dystopian novel “Brave New World,” was a consultant on Disney’s […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1957 Whitesburg resident honored with prestigious John Campanius Holm Award On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, the National Weather Service (NWS) honored Mr. Major Sparks (WHS Class of 1957), the volunteer Cooperative Observer located at Whitesburg, with the prestigious John Campanius Holm Award. This award honors cooperative weather observers for outstanding accomplishments in the field of meteorological observations. Mr. Sparks was […]

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