September 19, 2007 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Mountain Heritage Festival schedule of events

"25 Years of Festival Memories" 2007 Mountain Heritage Festival Schedule of Events Wednesday, September 19 Photo Contest Entries received from 3 to 6 p.m. Festival Booth Judged on Sept. 21 Displayed Sept. More...

RIBBON CUTTING

RIBBON-CUTTING - A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expansion of the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College respiratory care program on the Whitesburg Campus was held Sept. 11. More...

SHE'S ONE

SHE'S ONE - Macie Sophia Brown celebrated her first birthday on September 5. She is the daughter of Michael and Chantelle Brown of Nipomo, California, and the granddaughter of Linda Adams Gallion of Sarasota, Florida, formerly of Whitesburg. More...

Spangler to sing at First Baptist Church

Southern gospel singer Scott Spangler of Bristol, Tenn., will be in concert on Sunday, Sept. 23, at First Baptist Church, located on Madison Avenue in Whitesburg, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Bluegrass shows set at Hemphill

Bluegrass shows are held at the Hemphill Community Center at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays. The schedule includes East KY Tyme, Sept. 21 and Oct. 5, and South Mountain Boys, Sept. 28. For more information, call 855- 7737. More...

Ison family gathers for fun and games

Cowan

We are having some pretty weather, the beginning of our autumn season. We are thankful for our four seasons. I like them all. About the time you get used to one, a new one comes. I think it was a pretty good season for gardens this year. More...

Molasses stir-off is planned for this week

Jeremiah

Our weather has taken a turn toward fall with the cooler nights and mornings. I look forward to the beautiful fall colors and cooler weather, but not to the thought of winter coming. Before you know it, winter will be here. More...

WHITE COAT CEREMONY

WHITE COAT - Jonathan "Jump" Hatton, pictured with his girlfriend, Andrea Barker, recently participated in the medical students' White Coat Ceremony at Pikeville. More...

A hobby that's fun, educational and is budget-friendly

Millions of people around the world enjoy stamp collecting. Why? Because it's one hobby that is fun and educational, and fits any budget. U.S. postage stamps celebrate American history, nature, art, culture and science. More...

Cabin is a place to get away from it all

We have access to a cabin at Lake Cumberland about 30 miles outside Somerset. It belongs to some friends of ours and I guess you could say we are the caretakers. More...

TO BE WED

TO BE WED - Rebecca Kincer and James Colby Meade will be married at 3 p.m., September 22, at the Hemphill Freewill Baptist Church at Hemphill. She is the daughter of Malcolm and Betty Kincer of McRoberts. More...

Old-time country dinner planned

There will be an old-time country dinner at the Letcher County Extension Office on Wednesday, Sept. 26, which is Whitesburg Day of the Mountain Heritage Festival. The meal will be $5 per person and will be served from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. More...

Dog show set

The Mountain Heritage Dog Show will be held Sunday, Sept. 23, at Riverside City Park. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the show will start at 2 p.m. Categories include Macho Dog, Pretty Princess, Look-alike, Best Dressed, and Best Trick. More...

Nurse aide class set for Sept. 22

A 75-hour nurse aide training class will begin Sept. 22 at the Letcher County Area Technology Center. Tuition is $200 and students are required to purchase a text/workbook package. Classes will begin meet each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

FOURTH BIRTHDAY

FOURTH BIRTHDAY - Brooklyn Bailey turned four years old on June 5. She celebrated with a Dora party at the Whitesburg Swimming Pool. She is the daughter of Scotty and Fredia Bailey of Mayking. More...

Folk dance class offered at SKCTC

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will offer a workshop, Beginning Folk Dance, at the Whitesburg campus on two Mondays, Oct. 15 and 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Change of seasons doesn't always follow the calendar

Mother Nature seldom looks at a calendar when deciding that leaves should change color, when the first snows will fly, or when it is time for spring to return. More...

UNITE to hold two programs

A community craft workshop to create a Zen garden will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22, at The Bridge, 317 Main St., Whitesburg. The workshop is sponsored by UNITE Letcher County in recognition of Recovery Month. More...

MAY BABY

MAY BABY - Cooper Elijah Reed was born May 22 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He is the son of Tony and Amber Reed of Jenkins. His grandparents are Bobby and Teresa Fleming of Jenkins, and Thomas and Wilma Reed of Benham. More...

THREE YEARS OLD

THREE YEARS OLD - Lindsay Jane Baker turned three years old August 13. She is the daughter of Wendell and Loretta Baker of Millstone. More...

ONE YEAR OLD

ONE YEAR OLD - Keyara Mackenzie Shepherd celebrated her first birthday Sept. 12. She is the daughter of Angel and Jimmy Shepherd of Sandlick. Her grandparents are Maedeane and John Engle of Sandlick, and Vivian and Jimmy Shepherd of Linefork. More...

Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle's weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week's issue. More...

Fair planned

The Breathitt Heritage Fair will be held Oct. 5 through Oct. 7 in Jackson. Exile will perform Oct. 6 at 4 p.m., and Kiss Army later that night. There is no charge for the concerts. For more information, visit www.breahittheritagefair.com. More...

Eva Sergent attends Brad Bentley's 92nd birthday party

Whitesburg

Hello, everyone. Hope you are all doing well. I hope all the sick are feeling better. The weather has been interesting for the past week, cold mornings and nights. Louise Shepherd and I went to Jenkins Park to hear our nephew, Bro. More...

Big yard sale planned at ECCO

Eolia

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. For we walk by faith, not by sight. ll Corinthians 5:7 I was unable to write last week's column because of dealing with some health issues. More...

Cool weather is taste of winter to come

Northeast Ohio

And a big howdo to all you good people and I do hope you are having a lovely day. The sun is shining here, but it sure ain't warm. More...

Parade set for September 25

The Mountain Heritage Festival Parade will be held Sept. 29 in downtown Whitesburg. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Deadline for applications is Sept. 25. For applications and parade rules, call Lisa Collins at 633- 3446. More...

ANNIVERSARY

ANNIVERSARY - Lenville and Betty Jones were married 50 years on June 28. They were married by the Rev. Clell Rodgers in Whitesburg. More...

NEWBORN

NEWBORN - Ean Tate Watts was born August 10. He is the son of Todd and Krystal Watts of Cornettsville. His grandparents are Junior and Darlene Watts of Cornettsville, and Rodney and Karen Smith of Happy. More...

Bluegrass group to play at Norton

South Mountain Boys will perform at 8 p.m., Sept. 22, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The new facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. More...

Yards were once swept every morning

Southern Ohio

Hello friends everywhere! A touch of fall is in the air. A chill at night and early morning has taken the place of the hot, muggy feeling. Some leaves are starting to change colors, of course the dry weather is making them fall. More...

NINE YEARS OLD

NINE YEARS OLD - Sarah Christina King celebrated her ninth birthday on Sept. 16 at Dairy Queen. She is the daughter of David and Kim King of Sandlick. More...

Blood drive set

A blood drive will be held from noon to 7 p.m., Sept. 24, at the Whitesburg Wal-Mart The drive is co-sponsored by the Central Kentucky Blood Center. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good general health. More...