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Fight flu, colds with these 2 healthy foods


Try these flu- and cold-fighting recipes for Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic and Crispy Kale and Quinoa Salad With Yogurt Dressing, and be well this winter! CHICKEN WITH 40 CLOVES OF GARLIC 6 whole chicken legs or thighs, or a mixture of each 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons poultry seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly […]

Car Talk

‘Is that real wood?’

Car Talk Dear Car Talk: I was born in 1947 and lived through the whole “Woodie” era. I knew people who had them, and they were considered special, like a Lexus or Land Rover might be today. But I have always wondered if that was real wood. Was it? — Ronald Absolutely. In fact, if you walk up to a […]

My worst nightmare


As I sat at my desk in my office, I read what my duties were as a noncommissioned officer of the largest communications center in the world in the largest office building in the world that was open 24/7 because of the Viet Nam War. Our department was the top floor of the Pentagon. A very loud noise was heard […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of January 7

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) It’s a good time to take a muchneeded break from your recent hectic schedule and spend some time in quieter surroundings. Important news could arrive early next week. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Taurean traits of reliability and thoroughness could be well-tested when decision-makers consider your proposals and/or requests. Be prepared to […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1909 “Let a man marry a woman who is his inferior in education and misunderstanding is almost sure to result,” Pound, Virginia resident W.J. Standefer writes to The Mountain Eagle in a letter addressing the controversy over whether girls deserve to afforded the same educational opportunities […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: DECEMBER 31 – JANUARY 4

GENERAL HOSPITAL — Kristina started to make a change. Ava was affected by Lulu’s visit. Drew encouraged Kim to hang out with Julian. Maxie took James on a breakfast date. Nina’s curiosity was piqued. Sam was unnerved. Sonny strived to distract Mike. Drew confided in Curtis. Alexis had interesting information. Lucy begged Maxie for help. Jordan looked to Curtis for […]

Moments in Time

• On Jan. 4, 1785, the older of the two Grimm brothers, Jacob, is born in Hanau, Germany. His brother Wilhelm is born the following year. As young men, the brothers published “Children’s and Household Tales,” later known as “Grimm’s Fairy Tales,” in several volumes between 1812 and 1822. • On Dec. 31, 1879, in the first public demonstration of […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• “I save individual milk jugs from my kids’ fast-food meals. They’re the perfect size for packing milk in a lunchbox, and also for taking a bit of coffee creamer for the office fridge — not too big, and easily portable.” — D.L. in Maine • Got extra mittens? Then you’ll love this tip: If find yourself with several mittens […]

Strange But True


• It was English journalist, political essayist and novelist George Orwell, probably best known for his works “Nineteen Eighty- Four” and “Animal Farm,” who made the following sage observation: “Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1961 The Kat asks this question, If you were going to the moon and could take only one small thing with you in your hand — what would you take? Here are some of the responses. Nerva Bates- If I were going to the moon, I would take some food and water, because when I get to the moon, I […]


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