December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Dogs and ‘rabbit tracker’ snow

Points East

A “rabbit tracker” is what Bill Mardis in Somerset would call this little skiff of snow that had The Browns’ bottom oh-so gently blanketed at dawn this morning as well as nearly smothering all the pastures in our little valley. More...

WEDDING

WEDDING — On June 26, Hubert Seth Hall, son of Margaret Susan Hall of Jeremiah and the late Hubert Henry Hall of Jackhorn, wed Kathleen Ann Trotter, daughter of Robert Scott and Barbara Ellen Tr More...

Bardstown house has history, ghosts

Bardstown

More snow came to Bardstown last week. We awoke to cold weekend mornings with light dustings of snow.   More...

Historical Society to host golf scramble

Colson

I hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying this beautiful snow. It is so pretty and fluffy. I guess I enjoy it more since I don’t have to go out. More...

Outdoor Christmas drama set

The Lewis Pentecostal Church will host an outdoor Christmas drama, “The Journey to Bethlehem”, on Friday, Dec. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m.   More...

Neon parade planned Dec. 11

The Neon Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, in downtown Neon. Santa will hand out treats at Neon City Hall immediately following the parade. For more information, call 855-7900. More...

Whitaker Bank Inc. to acquire Kentucky Trust Co. of Danville

Whitaker Bank Inc. will acquire Kentucky Trust Company of Danville, allowing Whitaker Bank to off er trust services to customers in all of its banking offices across central and eastern Kentucky.   More...

Scholarships being off ered

Elkhorn-Hazard Coal Land, LLC, is now accepting applications for the Roy Crawford Memorial Scholarships to be awarded for the spring semester of 2011.   More...

Now here’s at tip

• To make a bottle of travel nail-polish remover, start with a clean film canister or airtight medicine bottle. Stuff it with a foam hair roller (with a hole in the middle) that’s cut to fit the bottle. More...

YOUNG HUNTER

YOUNG HUNTER — Cameron Adams killed his first deer Nov. 20. He celebrated his 13th birthday Nov. 27 at his home with family and friends, and is a student at Letcher Elementary School. More...

Struttin’ Time

Teaching the right thing to do

Here we are in the second week of December, and so far things are a big improvement over November.   I spoke with my old friend Greg Bentley last week and learned he had taken almost a whole month’s hunt. That is what it is all about. More...

OCTOBER BABY

OCTOBER BABY — Austin Luke Lee Cornett was born Oct. 25 to Austin and Stephanie M. Cornett of Mayking. More...

Holiday program

The Whitesburg First Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir and Drama Team will present “Glory in the Highest,” Saturday, Dec. 18, and Sunday, Dec. 19, at 7 pm. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Howard family to hold Christmas party

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Today is Friday and it’s a beautiful day with lots of sunshine, but it sure started out cold. We are supposed to have some snow over the weekend. I hope it passes us by. More...

FATHER AND SONS

FATHER AND SONS — Pictured are Clyde, Elbert, Maney and Tommy Hatton about 1944. They were Marlowe residents and have all since died. More...

ANNIVERSARY

ANNIVERSARY — Frank and Lisa Elkins will celebrate their 13-year wedding anniversary on Dec. 13. More...

Little Marty Fields

Grandson of Archie and Margaret Fields “We all love you, little fella” Have a good one. Look, all little girls, You will think you are in heaven When this little man turns Seven on Dec. 16th More...

Sergents, Profitts marking anniversaries

Northeast Ohio

Well, today is the first day of December and, believe you me, that’s exactly what it feels and looks like. There’s a cold, cold wind blowing off the lake and we did have snow this morning. More...

‘Unsilent Night’ in Whitesburg

At 6:45 p.m., Dec. 10, members of the Whitesburg community will gather to perform Phil Kline’s “Unsilent Night”. The free outdoor event is recorded on cassettes, CDs, and mp3s, and everyone is invited to participate.   More...

Old Man Winter is visiting

Are you ready for Old Man Winter? He made a visit to us with a little snow on the grass.   I braved the cold and went to the center anyway. It was so warm, and we had a breakfast for dinner. More...

BIRTHDAY

BIRTHDAY — Gavin Tyler Guthrie celebrated his first birthday Dec. 2 with a SpongeBob party. He is pictured with his sister, Jasmine Nicole, 2. More...

PROUD HUNTER

PROUD HUNTER — Austin Eversole, 14, of Dry Fork, killed this 10-point buck Nov. 21 in Letcher County. He also killed an eight-point buck at the end of rifle season last year. More...

The countdown for Christmas is on

Eolia

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center.   “Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love,” Jeremiah 31:3.   More...

BROTHERS

BROTHERS — Steven Tyler Hall, 10, and his brothers Zachary Clay Hall, 8, and Mason Alexander Hall, 6, were attendants in their aunt, Gina Hall Dotson’s, wedding on July 24. More...

Revival set at Seco

Seco Pentecostal Church will hold a revival Thursday, Dec. 9 through Saturday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at Sunday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. Joe Deary will be the guest speaker. A dinner will take place after the Sunday service. Everyone is welcome. More...

FIRST PLACE

FIRST PLACE — Burdine Elementary School students Jaley Caudill and Tyler Creech won first place in their division in the Student Technology Leadership Program Fall Showcase held Nov. More...

WED

WED — Gina Renee Hall and Ronnie Lee Dotson were married July 24 at the Hemphill Baptist Church in Jackhorn. More...

GIRL SCOUT BROWNIE TROOP 1314

GIRL SCOUT BROWNIE TROOP 1314 enjoyed making trees and ghosts for Halloween and are looking forward to another great year in Brownies. More...

SKCTC commencement set

A commencement ceremony to honor fall semester graduates will be held at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, in the Godbey Appalachian Center in Cumberland.   More...

Dance planned

The Carcassonne square dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11. Music will be by Randy Wilson, Gabe Wilson, John Haywood, and Logan Dollarhide, and Erin Cokonougher Stidham will be the caller. More...

Open house set

Hospice of the Bluegrass will host an open house and memorial tree service on Wednesday, December 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Harry M. Caudill Library in downtown Whitesburg. The service is open to the public and refreshments will be served. More...

Revival set at Fleming-Neon

The Fleming-Neon Church of God will hold a revival Monday, Dec. 13, through Wednesday, Dec. 15, beginning at 7 p.m. each night. Bartholomew Perry, pastor of the Vicco Church of God, will speak. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Readers donate 3,000 ink pens to elderly man

Mountain Eagle readers helped an 88-year-old ink pen collector reach his goal of owning 10,000 ink pens and readers continue to send ink pens.   After reading an article about the Rev. James ‘Preacher’ Johnson in the Aug. More...

Christmas music

The Burdine Church of God of Prophecy will present a Christmas musical celebration Sunday, Dec. 19, at 6 pm. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

IN THE BAND

IN THE BAND — Eight members of the Jenkins High School Band attended the ‘Marching Colonel for a Day’ program at Eastern Kentucky University on Nov. 20. More...

STIDHAM FAMILY

STIDHAM FAMILY — Lucille Stidham Holbrook, Jr. Stidham, and Ruby Stidham Combs are pictured with their father, John Stidham. All are now deceased except Ruby Combs. More...

James and Christine Fields to mark 41 years

Big Cowan

Sorry, folks about not having news last week as my husband and I were in Indiana for Thanksgiving with our son Chad and his family. More...

Colton Gabriel Trent Whitaker

Birthday Dec. 29th, will be 4 years old. Son of Amber Trent of Cowan Grandson of Tammy Trent of Talbott, Tenn. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

Teresa Nichols, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Nichols of Sandlick, has been named valedictorian of the Whitesburg High School Class of 1981.   Victoria Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

NOVEMBER BABY

NOVEMBER BABY — Donnie Adams and Amanda Freeman announce the birth of their daughter, Xoey Lou Adams, born Nov. 20 at Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Fla. More...

Small fender bender turns into big trouble

Southern Ohio

Merry Christmas everyone!   Once again I think we are having weather shipped in from Alaska! I wonder if Dean and Nina Cornett ordered it? As I turn the television on of the morning, the first thing I hear is complaining about how cold! Duh! More...

Christmas at Kingscreek

’Christmas in the Kingscreek Park’ will be held Saturday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m. The Kingscreek Youth Group will perform with a puppet show and Nativity scene, and Santa will attend and hand out treat bags. More...

Revival planned at McRoberts church

Bethel Community Church at McRoberts will hold a revival Dec. 9-13 at 6:30 p.m. and Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. with ministers from the church. Everyone is welcome.   A Christmas dinner will take place Dec. 14 after the service. More...