September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Eolia Park Committee planning gospel singing

Eolia

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. A merry heart doeth good like a medicine. More...

Fall puts Miss Em in cast, wheelchair Blackey

My great-niece, Emmaleigh Adams, fell at school and broke her leg. She had to spend a night in Hazard Hospital. She had to be put to sleep the next day and they set her leg and put a cast on her. More...

Open house set at LCCHS

An open house will be held at Letcher County Central High School on Monday, Sept. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Teachers will be on hand to talk with parents and students' progress reports will be available. Also on Sept. More...

Laundry day was "battling" day

Ice

It looks a lot like fall. It will not be too long until cool weather. Now it is up around 90 degrees every day and that is hot. Makes one hunt for a cool spot. We are so thankful to have a heat pump, but now the cool air is used. More...

Adams family holds annual reunion at Frog Pond

First, let me say it is a beautiful time to be in Letcher County, Kentucky. The days are getting shorter and the weather is cooling down. Sometimes the nights are downright chilly. More...

Deaths sadden Jeremiah community

Jeremiah

There has been so much sadness since my last column due to the deaths of some of our good neighbors and friends. Lowell Caudill of Doty Creek, just couldn't get over his health problems and died on August 26 at Pikeville Medical Center. More...

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...

Cassel and Opal Boggs have new house trailer

Big Cowan

Della Maggard is having trouble with her legs, poor circulation. Hope she gets to feeling better soon. Late happy August birthday to Gillis Dollarhide, also to Mike Tyree. More...

Slones, Halls gather for family reunion

Colson

The Slone-Hall reunion was held at the Colson Center. The children had the best time. It's the perfect place for running, swinging and playing basketball. The grownups enjoyed the visiting. More...

Kids Fest set

The Church of God of Prophecy at Burdine will host a Kids Fest for children ages 4 to 12 from 1 to 4 p.m., September 13, at the Burdine Elementary School playground. More...

BIRTHDAYS

Megan Hope Collins is turning 13 years old today (Wednesday). Her sister, Destiney Paige Collins, celebrated her 11th birthday August 31. More...

Homecoming set

The Premium Baptist Church 20th anniversary Homecoming will be held Sept. 20 and 21. On Sept. More...

Tent revival draws crowd every night

Whitesburg

Hello, everyone, hope you are all doing well. The leaves are beginning to fall. My yard was covered this morning. We've been getting some much needed rain. Some places are getting way too much. More...

Walking contributed to long life

Cowan

We are having nice weather as our summer is coming to a close. The seasons go by fast and especially as you get older, it seems. Everything is still pretty and green. I guess some will be glad the mowing season will soon be over. More...

Loss of family member makes a sad week

Northeast Ohio

It was a sad week for me. I learned that a precious friend and relative had taken her final journey. More...

Group to meet

An organization meeting of all standing committees of the Letcher County Central High School Based Decision-Making Council will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, at the school. The large group meeting for all committee members will begin at 3:30 p.m. More...

TO BE WED

Paul and Sondra Rose of Neon, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Pauletta Louise, to Benjamin Steven Profitt. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Ollie Profitt of McRoberts and the late Dennis Profitt. More...

Workshops being offered

Pine Mountain Settlement School will offer workshops in dry stone construction, digital photography, and hickory bottom chair weaving during a fall arts weekend Oct. 10-12. More...

Lloyd Caudill dies

Lloyd J. Caudill, 89, formerly of Vero Beach, Fla., died July 30 at home in Lake City, Fla., where he had lived since 1983. Born at Eolia, he was married to the late Bertha Caudill. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Loreen. More...

MARINE

Lance Corporal David Ian Barnett is stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 24 after completing school at Fort Leonardwood, Mo. More...

MARRIED

Daniel Adams and Kayla Amburgey were married August 16 at the Little Dove Church by Elder Don Pratt. More...

SHARED BIRTHDAY

Lizzie Ann Bates, daughter of Pearlie Bates of Thornton and the late Josh Wampler, shared her August 17 birthday party with her niece, Autumn Wampler, who turned four years old the same day. They celebrated with family and friends. More...

FATHER AND DAUGHTER

Jason Holbrook and his daughter, Rylee Elizabeth, enjoyed Labor Day weekend with their Isaacs and Holbrook families. He is the son of Greg and Sharon Isaacs Holbrook. More...

Nottinghams, Roarks celebrate anniversaries

Southern Ohio

Hello again, everyone! I hope this finds everyone doing alright. It seems that we are having an excessive of amount of extremely hot weather these past few days. More...

THREE MONTHS OLD

Jake McQuade Hall was born June 2 to Christy Meade Hall and Jason Hall of Crestwood. He is the grandson of Sharon and Rondall Meade of Roxana and Sue and Doyle Hall of Floyd County. His great-grandmother is Christine Richardson of Whitesburg. More...

FOUR YEARS OLD

Lindsay Jane Baker turned four years old August 13. Her parents are Wendell and Lori Baker of Millstone. She is the granddaughter of Charles Ballou of Kona and the late Linda Ballou, and Edith Baker of Millstone and the late James Baker. More...

FATHERS AND KIDS

Pictured are Donald Pease and his two children, Austin and Luke, and Chris Hatton and his three children, Beau, Brooke, and Gracie. More...

Appalshop to have screening

'Meeting Resistance', the acclaimed documentary film by Steve Connors and Molly Bingham, will be shown at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, in the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg. A discussion with Connors and Bingham will follow the screening. More...