June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Isons visit Dollywood

Kingscreek

Kingscreek Community Church is having Vacation Bible School this week. I would have put it in the paper last week but since I didn't go to church there last week I didn't know the exact date. But they are having a real good time. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

Pictured are (left to right) Viola Mathews holding great-great-granddaughter Mia Jade Creech, daughter Gwen Conners, granddaughter Kimberly Creech, and great-granddaughter Amanda Creech. More...

Jenkins names top students

Students at Jenkins Elementary School named to the All A Honor Roll for the sixth six weeks of school are: Erica Sexton, Michaela Hardin, Megan White, Brandon Little, Katie DePriest, Melissa Bartley, Baylee Rose, Emily Johnson, Mercedes Boggs, Lyn More...

AT ARLIE BOGGS

Lester Cornett, Tyler Shepherd, and Charlie Stanley work to beautify the front of Arlie Boggs Elementary School. More...

ATV ride planned

The Gordon Fire Department will host an all-terrain vehicle ride beginning at the fire department at 12:30 p.m., June 7. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. More...

FOUR GENERATIONS

Sally Taylor of Neon is pictured with her daughter, Theresa McHone of Camden, N.C.; her grandson, Tyler McHone of Williamsburg, and her great-grandson, Gregory Tyler. More...

TO WED

The Rev. and Mrs. Mark Wagoner announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Michelle Wagoner, to Gabriel Burns. The couple will be united in marriage on Saturday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. at the Neon First Church of God. More...

Volunteers sought

he Kentucky River Community Care Rape Crisis Center is seeking volunteers. More...

Sheriff's camp program begins

The Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch in Gilbertsville opened June 1 with boys in attendance. More...

FIRST PLACE

Rachel Danielle Baker, a sophomore at Letcher County Central High School, won first place in an essay contest sponsored by the Letcher County Elder Awareness Project. She wrote about her grandfather, Charles Morris, growing up in Letcher County. More...

Bible School set

Jeremiah Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 8 through June 12. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each night. More...

NEW NURSE

Teresa Comley was graduated on May 17 from Hazard Community and Technical College with an associate's degree in applied science along with a diploma as a licensed practical nurse from the nursing program. More...

TO WED

Michael and Rhonda Webb of Payne Gap, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Eva Michelle Webb, to Bobby Ball, son of the late Richard Ball and Rosie Sams of Manchester. More...

TO BE WED

Jeannine Collier and Edward Brown will be married at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 7, at 4 Star Special Events Lake in Redfox. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jack and Jennifer Collier of Neon. More...

Gospel singing set

A gospel singing by the creek will be held at 6 p.m., June 7, at the Campbell's Branch Community Center. The singing will feature The Family of God, Bob and Faye Shuffler, Squire and Claudetta Watts and others. More...

SECOND BIRTHDAY

Madison Layne Caudill celebrated her second birthday May 9 with a Go Diego Go party at home with family and friends. She is the daughter of David "Tiny" and Holly Caudill of Isom. More...

Earl is enjoying his new little dog

North Carolina

Hope each mom had a wonderful Mother's Day. Mine was at home working in the flower gardens. I had a dozen roses come while in the garden, from Terrance and Chanel and children. We here in the Carolinas are having a cloudy, hot day. More...

TO BE WED

Carol and Herman McIntyre of Ulvah, announce the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Nancy Campbell, to William Edward Walters, son of Virgie Martin of Blackey. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Clifford Campbell of Ulvah. More...

Alice Lloyd College honors 7 Letcher County students

Seven Letcher Countians have been named to the President's List at Alice Lloyd College for earning a 4.0 grade point average. More...

Children planting flowers is a lovely sight

Eolia

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. Don't be teamed with those who do not love the Lord . . . How can a Christian be a partner with one who doesn't believe? More...

KINDERGARTEN GRADUATE

Emily Grace Caudill was graduated from kindergarten at West Whitesburg Elementary School on May 8. She is the 5 1/2-year-old daughter of David "Tiny" and Holly Caudill of Isom. More...

Sally Taylor named Miss Congeniality of Golden Girls

Whitesburg

Hello, everyone, hope you are all doing well. I want to thank everyone for giving me some news this time. Maybe I won't be so boring. More...

SISTERS

Pictured together are sisters Pearl P. Noble and the late Margie P. Adams, both Marlowe people. More...

Memorial meeting held at Hop Gibson Cemetery

Cowan

Our spring season has gone by fast. Several are busy with their gardens. It has been a good season so far. Many of our people have passed away and they are truly missed. Several attended church at Little Cowan. More...

Reunions • Reunions • 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. More...

GOLDEN GIRL

Anna Wright of Roxana, was the winner of the Golden Girl pageant. The pageant was held to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. More...

Concert great, fireworks not

Points East

Our friend, Rita Ibershoof, who, to the best of my knowledge had never won a raffle of any kind anywhere in her life even though she's a sucker for every seller of chances who has ever presented her with a ticket offer, called me up last Tuesday ni More...

Memorial event set

Hospice of the Bluegrass will host Memories in the Park at the Letcher County River Park on Thursday, June 5, from 3 to 5 pm. More...

Ohio residents return to Letcher County

Northeast Ohio

Howdy to all you good friends and family. Do hope everyone had a great weekend and the weather didn't spoil any picnics or cookouts. I must say we really had a good Memorial weekend. More...

Bible School set at Premium church

The Jerusalem Marketplace Vacation Bible School will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., June 8 through 12, at the Premium Baptist Church. For more information, call 633-1467. More...

Rain shower moved family cookout indoors

Southern Ohio

Hello again, everyone! My how time flies when you are having fun! It seems like it hasn't been that long since I sent in a column. I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day. More...

First grandchildren were born just two hours apart

Colson

Happy birthday wishes are being sent to Joyce Morton, Tony Jent, Greg Holbrook, Sharon Holbrook, Kathy Adams and Jerry Lucas. Sharon Holbrook is my daughter and Kathy Adams is my niece. They were born on the same day, two hours apart. More...

Loved ones remembered at memorials at cemeteries

Jeremiah

The memorial for the cemeteries behind the Dixon Memorial Church was held recently. Quite a few gathered at the top of the hill for singing and prayer and to honor the memory of their deceased loved ones. More...

Lauren Adams still hospitalized in Lexington

Blackey

I have a update on little Lauren Adams of Jeremiah. She has been in the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington for about two weeks. She still has a breathing tube in and has a lot of fluid still building up. More...

Letcher libraries launch summer reading program

Join "Catch the Reading Bug" this summer at all the public libraries in Letcher County and discover the amazing world of insects. More...

PERSONS OF THE WEEK

As persons of the week, North Carolina correspondent Gladys Smith chose her daughter-in-law, Chanel Simpson (below), a ballet teacher, and her granddaughter Alizah Simpson (above). The two recently appeared together in a ballet performance. More...