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The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1928 The town of Neon is the focus of a new newspaper published in Clintwood, Virginia and being distributed in Letcher County under the name The Neon News. J.T. Adams is the editor and publisher. . Letcher County is home to three First National Banks, at […]

Now Here’s a Tip

• Many public libraries are offering services that you’d never expect! I found that some libraries will let you reserve books online, renew your due date or even have books delivered to your home. Some have regular seminars on all kinds of topics. Check out your public library today! • Give ripped jeans a new look with fun colored and […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: OCT. 8 – 12 GENERALHOSPITAL— Margaux had an ace up her sleeve. Kim looked to take drastic measures. Oscar looked to make a change. Jason wanted to take his time. Drew got the call he needs. Jason agreed with Carly. Mike shared his concerns. Oscar began his day with Liz. Julian offered his advice. Finn was taken aback. Margaux […]

Moments in Time

• On Oct. 13, 1792, the cornerstone is laid for a presidential residence in the newly designated capital city of Washington. It was called the “White House” because its white-gray Virginia freestone contrasted strikingly with the red brick of nearby buildings. • On Oct. 10, 1845, The United States Naval Academy opens in Annapolis, Maryland, with 50 midshipmen students and […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.


1956 The Winner — “How Forest Conservation Can Benefit My Community” By Linda McGuffey Forest conservation is the official protection of one of our greatest natural resources, the forest. A forest is a good-sized tract of land covered with the endowments of nature, trees, plants, and wildlife. The chief value of forestland is the production of timber, foliage and wildlife. […]

Strange But True


• It was 17th-century French author Francois de La Rochefoucauld who made the following sage observation: “Some people with great virtues are disagreeable, while others with great vices are delightful.” • If you wanted to dig to the center of the earth, you’d have to go down about 4,000 miles. • If you’re a fan of fishing, here’s a cautionary […]

To sell the Cadillac CTS or not to sell it


Dear Car Talk: I enjoy your column very much; it’s good info and funny. Do I need a new car? I have a 2004 Cadillac CTS with rust issues and soon to need new tires. It has 105,000 miles on it. My trusted mechanic says there is nothing wrong with the CTS, and since I really like it, there is […]

Bible trivia


— 1. Is the book of 3 Kings in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Who said, “I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit”? Matthew, Mark, John the Baptist, Luke 3. Jesus says that you have to do this to see the kingdom of God? Love one another, Be born […]

Salome’s Stars

Your 7-day horoscope for week of October 15 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A bid for you to step in and take over an incomplete project could prove to be an excellent learning experience that you can take with you when a new opportunity opens up. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) It’s a good time for socializing, both […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

GENERAL HOSPITAL — Nina was shaken. Oscar kept Drew at arm’s length. Julian agreed to back off. Jason reassured Sonny. Chase and Lulu’s friendship grew. Cameron was stuck in the middle of an uncomfortable situation. Monica offered her support. Maxie sensed something’s off with Nina. Curtis got the information he needs. Lulu got a pleasant surprise. Sonny put Ava in […]


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