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The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1909 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1919 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1929 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1939 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1949 […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: MARCH 11 – 15

GENERAL HOSPITAL— Ava went head over heels for Ryan. Jason was determined. Liz had enormous issues to overcome. Franco was devastated. TJ offered to help. Joss took the blame. Sonny’s good deed paid off. Sasha warned Valentin. Obrecht denied any wrong doing. Brad crossed with Willow. Jason and Drew connected the dots. Ava was a mess. Franco offered his support. […]

MOMENTS IN TIME

• On March 15, 44 BC, Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome, is stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house by 60 conspirators led by Brutus and Cassius, who believed that his death would lead to the restoration of the Roman Republic. . • On March 16, 1751, James Madison, author of the Federalist Papers and fourth president of the […]

Bible trivia


1. Is the book of Hebrews in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Ecclesiastes 4:9, two are better than …; because they have a good reward for their labor? None, One, Few, Many 3. On the seventh day of the creation week, what did God do? Created man, Divided the oceans, Named the animals, Rested 4. From […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• “I use those individually packaged (usually 30 or 50 per box) eyeglass lens wipes to clean my glasses, and before they dry out, I use them to wipe down the touchpad on my microwave and stove. I use them to wipe down my phone screen, too.” — J.F. in Washington • Still getting your groceries in plastic bags? Make […]

Highlights of F.N.H.S


1967 Junior Boy of the Month of November The Junior Class has chosen Willie Johnson as Junior Boy of the Month. Willie is 16, and the son of Roscoe and Louise Johnson. They live at Jackhorn. Willie is president of the Junior Class and vice president of the Science Club. Willie’s favorite foods are fruitcake, gingerbread, and apple pie. His […]

Car’s computer thinks Mom’s stealing the car



Dear Car Talk: When my mother drives her car, the alarm goes off and the theft deterrent light comes on. Then the car will barely run. When this happens, the power steering light, the brake light and even the tire pressure light will come on. She then has to turn the car off, take the key out, open the door […]

Trivia test


1. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What is the international word (NATO phonetic alphabet) for the letter “O”? 2. GEOGRAPHY: Which U.S. city lies further west: Los Angeles, California, or Reno, Nevada? 3. MUSIC: Which Latin rock band had a hit with the 1999 album “Supernatural”? 4. LITERATURE: Which 19th-century author wrote a book of short stories called “Twice-Told Tales”? 5. LANGUAGE: What […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of March 18

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you tend to bore easily and leave others to finish what you start, this is one time when you’d be wise to complete things on your own. Then you can move on to something new. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your indecision about a personal situation might come out of those mixed […]

Bible trivia


1. Is the book of 1 Samuel in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In Luke 21, on what shall they see the Son of man coming “with power and great glory”? Chariot, Cloud, Whirlwind, Burning bush 3. Who distributed to everyone a loaf of bread, a piece of meat and a cake of raisins? Solomon, Paul, Timothy, […]


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