2017-12-06

A Simple, Family-Friendly Menu



For many households, there are some requirements when you make time to prepare a family meal. Each component must be something you can prepare quickly around extracurricular activities and homework, and it must feature foods that even the pickiest of eaters will happily devour. These simple recipes can help you focus that precious time on catching up around the table […]

Lions Club to hold auction



The Whitesburg Lions Club will hold a silent auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 8, in front of The Thirsty Heifer in downtown Whitesburg during the Christmas Parade. Some of the items to be auctioned may be viewed on Facebook under Whitesburg Lions Club, and bids for items will be accepted. For more information, contact any Lions Club […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of December 11 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Start preparing now to make sure you get the credit you’re due for all that effort you put in to get that project off the ground. A new challenge emerges after the 15th. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You’re still charging full steam ahead on […]

Give cookies this year



Freshly baked cookies are a wonderful holiday gift. Hosting family and friends for a cookie exchange party is a great way to start a new holiday tradition and get a variety of baked goods and some new recipes without spending much money. A cookie exchange party also is an inexpensive way to entertain because the cookies provided by your guests […]

Bible trivia



By WILSON CASEY 1. Is the book of Matthew in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Where did the angel Gabriel appear to Mary saying, “Blessed art thou among women.”? Nazareth, Tyre, Ninevah, Gazi 3. From Luke, the reason Jesus was born in Bethlehem was that His “father” had to attend … ? Feast, Fast, Sacrifice, Census 4. […]

2017-12-06 E-Edition

The Way We Were



Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 Thursday, December 8, 1927 The Indian Bottom Church of Regular Baptists celebrated its 117th birthday on Sunday. The church was organized in 1810 — two years before our second war with Great Britain — by Simeon Justice, William Solberry, and Elecious Thompson. . Letcher County Deputy Sheriff Jim Maggard […]

Raymond Lee, 74, succumbs



Funeral services for Raymond Edison Lee, 74, will be held December 9 at 11 a.m. at Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial will be in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. Born in Garysburg N.C. to the late Julius and Lucy Vick Lee, he died December 1 at his home in Jenkins. Mr. Lee was a grandson of the […]

Now Here’s a Tip



• Trying to open a stuck jar? Tap the sides of the lid on the counter or floor on all sides, and the jar will magically open. Try it! • “Every year, we host a Christmas party. To make the house more accessible, and to make guests more comfortable, we put little tags on the door to the bathroom and […]

Speak Your Piece



Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday. E-m@il address In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net I’m calling in about that photograph of Raven Rock that was in the paper. Isn’t that beautiful and something to see? I’m just […]