October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Columns

Car Talk

Get thee to a mechanic, posthaste!

Dear Tom and Ray: We have a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Whenever we hit a big bump in the road or a pothole, the Jeep starts shaking uncontrollably, and the steering wheel is next to impossible to hold straight. More...

Time to repay student loans

If you finished college in May and have student loans, your six-month grace period should be up soon. That means it's time to start repaying your loans. More...

Now here's a tip

• "To save water when hand-washing dishes, I clean silverware together, all at one time. I toss it into a colander as I scrub. Then, I rinse the whole lot at the same time. This saves quite a bit of water." — P.E. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

Whitesburg High graduate named 'Miss Kentucky 1959' Carol Fairchild Brown was a member of the Whitesburg High School graduating class of 1958. More...

Strange But True

• It was Ogden Nash, well-loved American author of humorous poetry, who made the following sage observation: "The door of a bigoted mind opens outwards so that the only result of the pressure of facts upon it is to close it more snugly. More...

Got plenty of apples? Make a pie with serious heft

When a conventional apple pie just isn't enough to satisfy an autumnal craving — or to use up all those apples you picked — go deep with a Dutch apple pie. This deep dish-style pie is easy to assemble and has a wonderful flavor. More...

The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years

October 22, 1959 Whitesburg may get home delivery of mail, Congressman Carl D. Perkins has informed Fred Coffey, president of the Chamber of Commerce. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS - 10/19-23

ALL MY CHILDREN — The Hubbards were stunned when Madison died. Madison's father appeared in Pine Valley. Kendall cared for Aidan while they were on the run, but his condition deteriorated. More...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Lots of choices could make it difficult to select what is best for your needs. Avoid snap judgments. Take the time to check them all out to find the one that really meets your goals. More...

Turpentine was the cure for everything

Sometimes I do a lot of thinking when I am just sitting around worrying about things that I can't do anything about. More...

It usually takes 4 weeks to get at baby's Social Security Card

Question: I applied for my baby's Social Security number in the hospital but have not received it. How long does it take? Answer: In many states, where the birth registration process is electronic, the average wait is four weeks. More...

Tricks and Treates With Halloween Sweets

The bewitching season is here! Gather the goblins, conjure up some creative costumes and prepare scary, scrumptious sweets for a great ghostly gathering. More...