What to do when your sunroof is all wet

Car Talk

Dear Tom and Ray: A few years ago, our 1998 Camry started to leak water inside. This is a problem in Oregon, so we took it in for repair, and $500 later, they told us that they cleared the “weep channels” in the sunroof. Evidently, debris from parking under various trees gets into the weep channels and clogs it up, […]

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years November 24, 1960 The number of farms in Letcher County dropped more than half from 1954 to 1959, according to the offi cial United States census of agriculture released this week. In 1954 there were 1,574 farms in Letcher County, but by 1959 the number had fallen to only […]

Salome’s Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel that you have all the answers right now. But it might be wise to listen to other ideas before you decide to close the lid on other possibilities. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Bovines give and expect loyalty, so it might not be easy to reconcile with someone you feel […]


RECAPS – 11/22-26 ALL MY CHILDREN Æ Angie overheard Amanda talking with Jake and learned that Jesse knew the sex of her baby. The jury was ready to deliver its verdict and Jackson was concerned. Krystal and Tad had to share some devastating news to their friends. Angie and Jesse shared the knowledge that they’re having a girl. Kendall lashed […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

Services held for first W.H.S. “Yellow Jacket” advisor

Doro- thy Jenkins Pfaff, 80, of Naples, Fla., died Sept. 2. Born and raised in Whites- burg, her family began visiting Naples in 1953, moving to the area permanently in 1956. Her father, Elbert Jenkins, was a talented carpenter and builder who worked on homes in both Whitesburg and Naples. Dorothy graduated from Whitesburg High School and Berea College. She […]

Old Speedy

All In Fun

My grandpa never bought an automobile, or even drove one, but he loved to hitchhike a ride into town so he could talk to the menfolk around the old country store to catch up on the local gossip. When he couldn’t catch a ride he would ride his old mule to the country store, then tie it up to the […]

To perform

Monroeville featuring Daniel Salyers, a bluegrass band, will perform at the Jettie Baker Center in Clintwood, Va., at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27. For ticket information, call (276) 926- 8694.

South Mountain Boys to perform

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Will new beer series have ‘hops’?

NEW YORK The star of Discovery Channel’s new series “Brew Masters” says people in his craft beer industry are “proudly promiscuous.” With their products, he means. “We encourage beer drinkers to check out their competitors’ beers,” said Sam Calagione, founder of the Dogfish Head Brewery in Delaware, as he sat at a restaurant table with a nearly drained pint of […]

Ke$ha is a hot mess on new release

Audio review

Ke$ha, “Cannibal” (RCA Music Group). Some people were bothered when Ke$ha joked about brushing her teeth with Jack Daniels on her breakthrough song, the drunken party anthem “TiK ToK.” But it wasn’t that big of a deal. However, on the singer’s new release, “Cannibal” — the companion to her January debut CD “Animal” — the 23-year-old takes it too far, […]