March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Shannon Banks celebrates birthday

Whitesburg

Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing well and enjoying the great weather.  We did have a bad storm Friday night, but I don’t think it did any damage. More...

Redbuds are beginning of spring

Colson

What a beautiful place! Redbuds blooming and the green is popping out everywhere.  We are so blessed each day to see the beauty of the hand of our Lord and Savior. I love redbuds, and to me that is the real beginning of spring.  More...

Seniors left standing in Frankfort

It’s time again for a chat from Kingscreek Center.  More...

Maggards celebrate 38th anniversary

Big Cowan

Hello everyone. Another beautiful week that the Lord has given us. Lots of bushes are in bloom and are so pretty.  I have had a pretty good week. Not much going on, just really enjoying it. More...

A flight with Jimmy Stewart

During the Viet Nam War, I received a message from the Far East asking for help with their printing equipment.  My boss, General Cunningham, asked me to print orders on myself for the Far East, that I was leaving that night. More...

Coal is Appalachia’s life’s blood

As I have said before, coal is the life’s blood of Appalachian existence. More...

Reunion set

The Potter family reunion will be held from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 26, at the Hemphill Community Center. Those attending should bring a covered dish, soft drinks, water and paper plates. For more information, call Helena at 855-4432.   More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

1952  Miss Patsy Fields leads chapel singing at college   More...

Ohio trees are in bloom

Northeast Ohio

Another beautiful warm, sunny day. Unbelievable! Not complaining, mind you, I’m loving every minute of it.  More...

Benefit ride planned April 14

Whitesburg Bike Nite will host a ride to benefit Autism Awareness on Saturday, April 14. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. at Pine Mountain Grill and the cost is $15. The ride begins at noon.  More...

Hand quilting becoming lost art

Our mountains are so beautiful this spring.  The redbud trees are in full bloom. The pink dogwood in our yard is ready to bloom. The winter that wasn’t sure has turned into a beautiful spring.  We had a quiet week at the center. More...

AT THE RACES

— The Hatton brothers attended the Bristol races and stayed in Larry Hatton’s camper. More...

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PFC Brandon Baker of Whitesburg, son of Timothy Baker, was graduated from Fort Leonardwood Military Police Academy on March 14. More...

Easter egg hunt set for March 31

The Whitesburg Lions Club will hold an Easter egg hunt at noon on Saturday, March 31, at Fishpond Lake Dam. The hunt is open to children under the age of 12. There will also be an Easter bonnet contest. More...

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Two new members have joined the Rotary Club of Whitesburg. More...

Vacation in Kentucky

Learn about Kentucky vacation sites at 1 p.m., April 5, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. Information will be provided on places to go in Kentucky without traveling too far and spending a lot of money on gasoline. More...

‘Joy juice’ made MRI bearable

Points East

My previous column for this paper concluded with my being deposited in room 544 of the neurological ward at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lexington several hours after suffering a stroke on Friday morning, March 9. More...

Animal shelter seeks dog, cat food

Eolia

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center.  For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16  More...

Sisters are Florida ‘snow birds’

Florida

Hello to all the folks in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana and West Virginia, all the readers of The Mountain Eagle.  It’s been a long time since I’ve written to The Eagle. I’m in Florida, and got here in January. More...

Rob Campbell marks 87th birthday

Jeremiah

Our unusually warm weather seems to have caused all the spring flowers and trees to bloom at the same time, and much earlier than normal. Even the dogwood trees have started to bloom. More...