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Strange But True


• It was beloved American comedian and film star Groucho Marx who made the following sage observation: “There’s one way to find out if a man is honest — ask him. If he says ‘Yes,’ you know he is a crook.” • You might be surprised to learn that, in addition to his holiday duties, Saint Nicholas is the patron […]

Car Talk

Here’s my solution: Give her the Mercedes, but first, take a sledgehammer and put at least one big dent on each side. Then drive it into the garage, making sure you scrape the passenger side against the garage door opening for at least 6 feet. Then put two “Ask Me About My Grandchildren” bumper stickers on the back. Then give […]

Bible trivia


1. The main Christmas story is paraphrased from what two New Testament books? Mark/John, Acts/ Romans, Matthew/Luke, Jude/Revelation 2. About how old was Jesus when the wise men (Magi) arrived with their gifts? 1 day, 2 weeks, 2 months, 2 years 3. Where did the angel Gabriel appear to Mary saying, “Blessed art thou among women”? Nazareth, Tyre, Ninevah, Gazi […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1956 Sewell Taulby Barrett, b.07/10/37. Best Pal – Harold Cook; Ambition – To become a chemical engineer; Hobby – Playing cards; Favorites – Teachers – Miss Adams; Subject – Chemistry; Song – Sentimental Journey; Food – Beans; Color – Blue; Expression – Martycon; Clubs – Four years in Science Club, two years in Speech Club and one and one-half years […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of December 24 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The arts are a strong part of the Arian aspect, with music becoming more dominant. An important decision looms as a longtime relationship takes an unexpected turn. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Surrounding yourself with beautiful things helps restore the Taurean soul. Enjoy an art exhibit, for example. […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1972 Some of the members of the senior class were Class History – freshman year We had finally made it, now we were freshmen, 237 strong and proud to be called “Greenhorns.” The election of class offi- cers brought victory to Larry Watts, Terri Cook, Maggie Fields, and Ann Eversole. Maguana Blair was our Homecoming representative . The freshmen class […]

Preventive radiator hose replacement is a thing of the past with newer cars


Dear Car Talk: I bought a Kia Spectra EX new in 2006, and it’s been a highly reliable small sedan. I’ve always driven the car carefully for its 70,000 miles. A couple of years ago, I took it to the local Kia dealership and had them change all of the fluids and belts in order to keep it running well. […]

Monemts in Time

• On Dec. 10, 1915, the one-millionth Model T car rolls off the assembly line at Ford’s River Rouge plant in Detroit. Ford would go on to sell more than 15 million Model Ts, and toward the end of their run in 1927, had cut the price to just $300 (about $3,700 today). • On Dec. 14, 1939, the League […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.


1952 Speech Class news The Speech Class of Fleming-Neon High School presented a play “Coming Round The Mountain” Thursday, Jan. 31. It was well presented and was a huge success. The characters were portrayed as follows: Maw Judkins – a typical mountain woman – Sue Collins. Pap Judkins – Her husband – Harold Williams. Daisy Judkins – Their daughter – […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of December 17 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Careful, Lamb. Don’t let your generous nature lead to some serious overspending as you contemplate your holiday gift-giving. Your social life kicks off into high gear by week’s end. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) A positive attitude helps you weather annoying but unavoidable changes in holiday plans. Aspects […]


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