August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Fall weather is almost on us

Hello everyone! We are in the second week of August in the Ohio Valley and it has already begun to feel like fall is here.  We’ve had very cool mornings and no use for air-conditioning at night. I don’t have central air anyway.  More...

Community calendar

August 19 — The Elkhorn Shrine Club will hold a four-wheeler poker run, rain or shine, at Fishpond Lake in Letcher County. Sign-up is at 11 a.m. and the ride begins at noon. More...

Photos

On August 4, 48 students completed belt advancement testing at the Pikeville Studio of Larry Adams Martial Arts. More...

YOUNG GARDENER —

Five-year-old Draven Fields stands in front of his 17½- foot tall tommy toe tomato plant. It is one of six plants given to him by his papaw, Ronnie Fields of Sandlick. More...

Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. More...

Shape note singing draws crowd

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  More...

Highlights of Fleming-Neon HS

1964  Fleming champs  The Fleming-Neon Pirates defeated Jenkins and Letcher last week to win the 53rd District basketball tournament.  The Pirates downed Jenkins 60 to 47 in the semifinals and went on to beat Letcher 68-41 in the final More...

Join Extension Homemakers

If you are interested in learning something new or giving back to your community, you may consider joining the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association (KEHA). More...

My boss and best friend

My boss, Tony Syar, called the Pentagon many times, wanting me to retire and return to this job I had in California I had set up 10 years earlier while I was assigned to Travis Air Force Base in charge of printing.  More...