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Finding work after 50 can be a challenge. One stumbling block is when potential employers say, “You’re overqualified for this job.” That’s a valid point for most employers. Crafting a response to this concern is crucial. The answer can mean the difference in getting hired or getting passed over. more
On Nov. 17, 1965, Sgt. Roger Stone of Parrish became Walker County’s first casualty in the Vietnam War. Stone, 22, was killed in an ambush of the 1st Cavalry Division in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley — the first major battle between American soldiers and the North Vietnamese in South Vietnam. more
When the director of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau received an email 10 years ago about a total solar eclipse coming to her small Kentucky town, she thought someone was playing a practical joke. A quick … more
In 1964, a young man named Stanley Lambchop woke up one morning and realized that a bulletin board had fallen on him during the night, smashing him as flat as a pancake.Oddly enough, it was the best … more
A 24-year-old black club owner was shot in the head at a Ku Klux Klan rally held in Carbon Hill on May 6, 1979.John McCollum was described as a spectator in the Daily Mountain Eagle's report of the … more
Women's lib was the movement of the moment when the Daily Mountain Eagle published its annual Women's World special edition on Oct. 30, 1981.The theme was "A Woman's Touch," and Family Living Editor … more
Let's clean out the notebook ...• We are going to have a number of swearing-in ceremonies, public and private, over the next few days, starting this afternoon. At today's Walker County Board of … more
Family gatherings are always a mixture of stress and fun. The stress is usually for the person hosting the event, while the attendees have all the fun. Planning, cleaning, cooking and being … more
I imagine him as an older man. In my mind, he and his wife are leaving the home where their best memories were made. They're downsizing, and only the essentials are making the move with … more
Well, folks, the 2018 Political year has begun and all of the horses are in the chute.  It is going to be a good year for horse races.Perennially, the year of the governor’s race has been the … more
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