Families and Friends

I thought I had seen everything


After my three years in Germany, I was assigned as the noncommissioned officer in charge of the message center and the printing department at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. on October 1, 1970. On my 43rd birthday, November 24, 1971, an identified man hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the airspace between Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington, extorted $200,000 in ransom, […]

FEEDING TIME AT UZ

— Vonda and Edwin Caudill are at Penny’s Farm and have chickens and goats.

Millstone church featured on news story

Whitesburg

Have I got a tale to tell you all. I am glad it’s not on me this time, but instead on my older sister, Charlene Tacket Mason. There are lots of people that read this column that love to read about ones that Charlene has pulled, especially Randall and Bonnie Warf Kincer from Neon. Randall, you will surely get a […]

Gardens for all?

Points East

Loretta spent a few hours on the phone one day last week, trying to locate several varieties of garden seeds and plants that her husband holds near and dear. She never did find Yellow Sweet Spanish onion sets, Boston Bib lettuce nor Oregon Sugar Pod II peas, but she only called about half a dozen of the nearby places in […]

Bakery oven is upgraded

Hemphill

The oven efficiency upgrade work is complete. We will be firing it on Friday this week. We are happy to be getting back to the ancient way of cooking with wood fire. It makes our cooking taste way more special. It’s a flavor boost to our already awesome foods. If you are one of our many new customers, you are […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

The World Wide Web (WWW) launched into public domain this week 27 years ago By THE HISTORY CHANNEL On April 30, 1993, four years after publishing a proposal for “an idea of linked information systems,” computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee released the source code for the world’s first web browser and editor. Originally called Mesh, the browser that he dubbed WorldWideWeb became the […]

Spending time with our grandchildren during a pandemic



In this time of social distancing and quarantines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are missing out on time with our family members. This is a particularly trying time for grandparents who are used to helping care for or visiting their grandchildren on a regular basis. Both grandparents and grandchildren benefit from spending time together. Research shows grandparents offer invaluable […]

Spring brings patches of bluebells

Southern Ohio

Hello everyone, how is everything in the little corner of your world? I don’t know about everyone, but it seems time is no essence with me. I have to look at the computer or my phone to realize what day it is. I have been in timeout for a month, except for one day a week as I have something […]

My first and only boat trip


My first overseas tour was to my assignment in Hawaii by way of Fort Mason, San Francisco, California. I was stationed at Parks Air Base as noncommissioned officer (NCOIC) in charge of the base printing department. My family and I took 30 days leave to go to Jenkins to visit my parents. After my leave, and on my back to […]

Moments and Memories of Whitesburg H.S.


1983  Seniors take trip to D.C.  Fifty-five seniors from Whitesburg High School were among the countless students who descended upon Washington, D.C. during the first week of April. The seniors were just in time to see the blossoming of the cherry trees and to enjoy some beautiful spring weather. The seniors departed from School Hill at 7 p.m. on Easter […]


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