THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Former BFFs Quinn and Shauna made a decision that affects their future. Ridge questioned Brooke’s sincerity in her recent gift to Flo. Thomas stepped up for Hope during a difficult conversation with Douglas. Ridge was dismayed by Brooke’s refusal to admit that Thomas has changed for the better. Brooke doubled down when Thomas pled […]

Stimulus payment merry-go-round

Senior News

A third round of stimulus payments are on their way. But has your second one shown up yet? Next question: Did you file last year’s 2019 taxes on paper instead of e-filing? If so, that might well be the reason you don’t have your money yet. The IRS got behind on processing the paper tax forms we sent a year […]

This week’s top videos and DVDs

Video on Demand 1. SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (PG) animated 2. Monster Hunter (PG- 13) Milla Jovovich 3. The Croods: A New Age (PG) animated 4. Vanguard (PG-13) Jackie Chan 5. Fatale (R) Hilary Swank 6. Let Him Go (R) Diane Lane 7. Cosmic Sin (R) Frank Grillo 8. Wrong Turn (R) Charlotte Vega 9. Greenland (PG-13) Gerard […]

Now here’s a tip!

• Do you store plastic wrap in the refrigerator? Many home experts will tell you that storing plastic wrap in your fridge or freezer can help with the stickiness factor — the plastic is easier to manipulate and get into place when cold, but still stays put. Try it and see! • Want delicious fried chicken crust but not the […]

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Psalms in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. What type of musical accompaniment is given as instructions for recitation of Psalms 4? Flutes, Stringed instruments, Shofars, Mandrakes 3. From Matthew 6, what did Jesus say not to use when we pray? Loud curses, Impure thoughts, Vain repetitions, Wandering shifts 4. 1 Chronicles starts […]

Moments in time

• On April 2, 1513, near present-day St. Augustine, Florida, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon comes ashore and claims the territory for the Spanish crown. Ponce de Leon is credited with the first recorded landing and the first detailed exploration of the Florida coast. • On April 1, 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of playing April […]


The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since 1907.

FRIDAY APRIL 1, 1921 A gun battle on Pine Creek at Mayking ended here Sunday with the severe wounding of two men from across the mountain in Virginia. Over 100 shots were said to be fired in a gun battle that is said to have been caused by the “free flow of mountain dew.” The complete names of the wounded […]

Meet ‘The Red Fox of the Mountains’

As the pioneers moved westward and settled an expanding America there were mountaineers residing in the most remote locations of our mountain area. They were a hardy lot by necessity, having won their living space against beast and savage. The mountaineers resided in the Appalachians for a hundred years before they were “discovered” by the national press at the outbreak […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1963 Curtis Adams b. 05/11/44: Parting Advice-Work Hard; Ambition-To Work; Favorite TV Show-Bonanza. Janice Banks b. 03/31/45: Sweetheart-Jackie Bentley; Parting Advice- “Have fun while you can!”; Favorite Song-Watermelon Man; Ambition To be a nurse; Favorite TV Show-Wide Country; Favorite Actor-Rock Hudson. Ted Cook b.01/22/45: Sweetheart-Brenda Watts; Parting Advice- “Do what you would like to do — just don’t get caught […]