Mystery hoses on most fuel pumps seem to go nowhere

Dear Car Talk: I removed the gas tank from my 1995 Ford Ranger extended cab so I could replace the fuel pump. The old fuel pump inside the tank has two hoses running from it that are not connected to anything. When I install the new fuel pump, what do I do with those hoses? I’ve looked at repair manuals […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of February 4

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Seeing the silly side of some really ridiculous situations helps give the Lamb a new perspective on how to handle them. Some important contacts can be made this weekend. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Try to complete your outstanding tasks by midweek. This leaves you free to take advantage of new possibilities — […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1909 Word is the Atlantic Coast Line Railway Company has for the price of $500,000 purchased the Lexington & Eastern Railway, a distance of 90 miles from Lexington to Jackson. It is also being reported that the railroad will be extended from Jackson through the rich […]



GENERAL HOSPITAL — Sam had unfinished business to take care of. Laura asked for privacy. Ryan was intent on finishing what he started. Robert believed he’s been lied to. Curtis soothed Jordan. Laura was desperate. Ava questioned her future in Port Charles. Carly met with Griffin. Sam had a plan. Stella cornered Curtis. Kevin was infuriated. Drew and Kim found […]

Trivia test


1. Is the book of Deuteronomy in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From John 20, by what other name was the apostle Thomas known? Caleb, Naaman, Omri, Didymus 3. Which book (KJV) begins, “And the Lord spake unto Moses in the wilderness”? Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Joel 4. What did Jesus and Peter pay for with a coin […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1909 Millionaire capitalists John C.C. Mayo, Johnson Newlon Camden Jr., and others toured the rich coalfields of Letcher County’s Boone Fork and Elkhorn Creek last week. “It is useless to add that the gentlemen unacquainted with the vast wealth of coking coal and virgin timber of […]


RECAPS: JAN. 21 – 25

GENERAL HOSPITAL — Lucy cornered Ava. Ryan took a moment to gloat. Kim shared her struggles with Liz. Willow let down her guard. Michael treated Lucas to lunch. Sam and Alexis caught up. Kim placed a call to Drew. Shiloh put on the charm. Brad took Wiley to visit Julian. Willow saw Michael with Wiley. Jason risked his life. Laura […]

Ninety-day wonders

After World War II, we lost a lot of good men who were discharged and sent home. The military became shorthanded. During this time North Korea was sending raids into South Korea. The small South Korean Army and the few Americans there needed help. South Korea drafted more men, and the U.S. sent in more troops. The Pentagon needed officers […]

Moments in Time

• On Jan. 24, 1848, a millwright named James Marshall discovers gold along the banks of Sutter’s Creek in California, forever changing the course of history in the American West. Within months, the world’s largest gold rush had begun. • On Jan. 23, 1922, at Toronto General Hospital, 14-year-old Leonard Thompson becomes the first person to receive an insulin injection […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• Keep a cutting board in place with a lightly damp kitchen towel underneath. It won’t slide. Cutting a juicy fruit? Even better. The towel catches drips off the side. • Soften butter in a jiffy without a microwave. Cut into pats and let sit for 10- 15 minutes. The smaller the pat, the quicker it softens. • “Overwhelmed by […]

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