July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Journal shows how hard life was

Finally, I am getting around to these pictures of Estel Taylor that were taken on one of the Pine Mountain overlooks while the Letcher County Senior Citizens were on a picnic. More...

Developing a workout plan

If you are just starting to work out or looking to shake up your routine, developing a workout plan can keep you from burning out too quickly as you begin your fitness journey and will help you stay focused on your goals. More...

Garden saved by cheap chair — and brother

As recently as two weeks ago, I was swearing that this was it for my gardening career. More...

Bentley on Dean’s List

Colton Bentley of Jenkins has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic’s Dean’s List for grades earned during the spring 2018 academic quarter. More...

Oregon publisher accepts 2018 Gish Award

A longtime practitioner of accountability journalism, now making his weekly newspaper a model for investigative and enterprise reporting at the local level, is the winner of the 2018 Tom and Pat Gish Award from the Institute for Rural Journalism and More...

Grandmother taught how to fish

Hello again everyone! My how time passes when you are having fun!  The only thing I would like to know, is it fun yet? It seems I am stuck in a rut for the past week or so.  More...

It’s safe to use seat heaters if you’re stranded in snow

Dear Car Talk:  More...

Trivia test

1. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Which U.S. president was the shortest?  2. HISTORY: What agreement provided for the dissolution of the former Soviet Union?  3. More...

To meet Department Commander

Post Commander Jack Holbrook and Sons of the American Legion Commander James Miller of American Legion Post 152 invite everyone to come at 2 p.m., July 22, to meet with the Department Commander. More...

To celebrate anniversary

Tommy and Nettie Combs, of Letcher, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m., July 21, at the Jeremiah Missionary Baptist Church. 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...

Soon to be prison property

A model airplane runway and a group of sheds formerly used for a bluegrass music festival sit on an old strip mine site that is to be used to build a federal prison. More...

Goldie Blair Cornett is 100!

A crowd of about 200 people gathered in the Jeremiah Missionary Baptist Church recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of Goldie Blair Cornett of Hallie.  Mrs. Cornett was married to Coy Cornett for 50 years. More...

Am I in trouble?

Bible trivia

Not finding work in Jenkins, I reenlisted in the Air Force in Pound, Va., in 1947. I was sent to Langley Field in Virginia.  I was assigned to the 9th Air Force 72nd Air Sea Rescue Unit. More...

Highlights of Fleming-Neon High

1961  Hope June Blackburn: Member of the Pep Club, Conservation Club, Future Homemakers of America, Tri-Hi-Y Club, Band and Rifle.  Sharon Elaine Craft : Member of the Future Teachers of America, Future Nurses, Girls’ Rifle Club, Chor More...