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Now Here’s a Tip!

• Do yourself a favor and pick up red and green festive party items, like plates and cups, plain cloth napkins and foil-wrapped candies, at after-holiday discounts. You can use the red items for Valentine’s Day and the green for St. Patrick’s Day with none the wiser. . • DIY shower spray: Add part vodka to 2 parts water, plus […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1919 For the first time in 11 weeks, schools at Whitesburg and Whitco resumed classes this week after being closed for the flu epidemic. This week, about 150 students returned to classes at Whitesburg Grade School. The school’s furnace is working again after being rebuilt by […]

Trivia test


1. BALLET: What is the name of the young girl who stars in “The Nutcracker”? 2. TELEVISION: Which actor played the dad in the sitcom “Eight Is Enough”? 3. GOVERNMENT: According to the Constitution, what is the minimum age of a member of the U.S. Senate? 4. MUSIC: What is the nickname of country music singer Hank Williams Jr.? 5. […]

Leaving master switch of cruise control on does no harm to vehicle


Dear Car Talk: There are times when I discover that my cruise control is “on” but not engaged. Is driving like that doing any damage, such as lowering my gas mileage? — Michael No. It’s like having a lamp plugged in, but not turning it on. It’s a safety system, Michael. Most cars have a “master” cruise-control switch. Until you […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1998 Mr. and Miss WHS The honor of Mr. WHS was bestowed upon Darrick Sexton. He is the son of Kelvin and Connie Sexton. Darrick has been an active member of the FBLA Club and the Pep Club for one year and has performed in Drama for two years. He has played basketball for all of his four years at […]

Salome’s Stars

For week of December 31

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might be busier than you had expected right now. But between the socializing rounds and the workplace tasks, there are opportunities for special moments with that certain someone. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your creative approach leads to a quicker-than-expected solution to a workplace problem. Now you can devote more time to […]


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