August 26, 2009 RSS feed / Columns

Social Security benefits for kids

Question: I have children at home and I plan to retire soon. Will my children be eligible for monthly Social Security payments after I retire? More...

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years

August 27, 1959 In celebration of its 50 years, the First Baptist Church, Whitesburg, will hold special services this coming Sunday, August 30. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS - 8/24-8/28

ALL MY CHILDREN — JR went to the hospital for tests. Jesse visited Zach's home but didn't find Kendall. When Liza confessed her true feelings for Zach, Kendall overheard and was incensed. Angie was concerned about JR's blood work. More...

Questions about SSI

Question: I am getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can I get other kinds of help? Answer: You may be able to get other assistance. For example, in most states, SSI recipients also get Medicaid. More...

Sensational Snacktivities at Home

Getting creative with snack time is an activity the whole family can enjoy. And when it comes to making delicious, fun and contemporary treats, the Jellymongers have turned fun into an art form. More...

Now here's a tip

• "I use twist ties to keep button sets together in my sewing box. I string them on and twist the end together. It's easy to find all the matching buttons when planning a garment. More...

Traveling back through time

If I could travel back through time and see things as I did then, here is what I may see as I sit on my porch in my swing: Over in the corner of the yard under a big sycamore tree are a little boy and girl playing in the mud where there didn't use More...

Car Talk

Hole in tire exposes holes in dealer's story

Dear Tom and Ray: My friend has a fancyshmancy 2007 BMW 3 Series. Recently, one of his tires blew out through the sidewall and left a gaping, scary-looking hole. More...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Changing your mind doesn't come easily for Lambs, who place a high value on commitment. But new facts could emerge that might persuade you to rethink your situation. More...

By SAMANTHA WEAVER

• It was British novelist Norman Douglas who made the following sage observation: "You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements." • If you're like the average American, you will eat approximately 22 pounds of tomatoes thi More...

Turkey salad sandwich great for school lunches

It's "Back to School" time, and you'll want to pack a healthy lunch. Turkey Salad Sandwich 2 cups (10 ounces) very finely chopped cooked turkey breast 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper More...

Drumsticks are sweet and tangy

This recipe comes from Good Housekeeping magazine. A quick marinade adds a sweet and tangy glaze to grilled skinless drumsticks — a favorite with everyone in the family. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

The Clarion yearbook staff in 1946 was Imogene Collins; editor; Esther Hall; co, editor; J.B. More...