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Take a quiz on the Bible


— 1. Is the book of Jeremiah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. In a vision that convinced Peter to share the gospel, in what were the creatures let down to earth? Great sheet, Cloud, Well, Wind 3. Who was instructed to eat bread while he lay for 390 days on his side? Moses, Ezekiel, Methuselah, Samson […]

They didn’t tighten my lug nuts

Car Talk

Dear Car Talk: Is it possible for lug nuts to loosen over a period of time (after 2,500 miles) if they were improperly installed? I had seasonal tires changed at a service location, and about a month later, six lug nuts were missing (four on the right rear and two on the left rear). The service center is stating that […]

Highlights of F.N.H.S.


1963 Band concert set Members of the Fleming- Neon Band received a rating of excellent at the annual Southeastern Band Festival at Corbin. Chosen through competitive auditions to play in the All-Festival Band were Frank Abdoo, Dwight Goins, Gerald Fleming, Daniel Van Johnson, Anna Laura Caudill and Diane Harlow. The Fleming-Neon majorettes did a group routine and won a rating […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS – MAY 20 – 24 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Caught, Zoe and Flo must cover when Hope confronts them as to why they are speaking about Baby Beth. Thomas ups his game in manipulating Hope with a letter supposedly written by Caroline. Liam and Wyatt give each other brotherly advice and support about Liam’s situation with Thomas […]

Moments in Time

• On May 20, 1873, San Francisco businessman Levi Strauss and Reno, Nevada, tailor Jacob Davis are granted a patent for work pants reinforced with metal rivets, then known as “waist overalls.” It marked the birth of one of the world’s most famous garments: blue jeans. • On May 25, 1927, Robert Ludlum, the author of 21 best-selling thrillers, including […]

Now Here’s a Tip!

• “If you paint your kitchen cabinets, be sure that you label each door and drawer exactly where it goes. It can be really hard to figure it out, and the holes might not line up perfectly. Also, save hardware in baggies to keep it all together.” — R.U. in Montana • To create a fun cake stand, glue a […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1909 “The hometown newspaper is one of the most telling and forceful advertisements of a home institution. It speaks for the enterprise of the place, and to strangers it illustrates the spirit and integrity possessed by the people.” — Page One commentary. . “Some time ago, […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon Hi


1960-61 Fleming wins over strong Napier 11 Darrel Tackett and Delano Tomas broke through the big M.C. Napier line for touchdown runs of 61 and 41 yards to give the Pirates a thrilling 12 to 0 win over a very strong Navajo eleven. Fleming’s win over Napier boosts the Pirates to at least the second-place team in the EKMC behind […]

Mechanic’s overblown advice is 50 years too late



Dear Car Talk: I own a 2013 Chevy Sonic with a turbo engine. I love the car and it gets great gas mileage. I don’t drive like a grandma, but I tend to drive a little on the easy side in order to maximize my gas mileage. I get in the upper 30s to lower 40s mpg. My buddy, who […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1980 Class History – Part 2 The junior year for the class of ’80 is one that will long be remembered. We each had our special moments. Our class raised enough money to have a beautiful, successful prom. Near the end of our junior year, we ordered our rings. Van Breeding and Missy Mohn were chosen as Grand Marshals for […]


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