June 19, 2013 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Hazel Rayburn will be missed

Big Cowan

Hello everyone! Hoping all had a great week and hoping all the guys had a happy Father’s Day.  Sorry to hear that another great lady from Cowan, Hazel Rayburn, died. Her health had been up and down for the last few months. More...

Reception to honor Dr. W. Bruce Ayers

A reception honoring Dr. W. Bruce Ayers will be held Tuesday, June 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Newman Hall on the Cumberland campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. More...

Sierra Bates makes dean’s list

Letcher County resident Sierra Bates was named to the dean’s list at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Students named to the dean’s list have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or better.   More...

Whitakers spend weekend at Jabez cabin

Blair Branch

Hello all! I hope this finds each of you doing well and that everyone had a nice Father’s Day. We did. Michael and Dalton went to the movies to watch Superman while Bailey went with me to Mom and Dad’s house. More...

Rob Hatton family vacationing in South Carolina

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well.  I enjoyed some visitors this week, my second cousin, Jane Ellen Cox and her two children, and her friend, James K. Caudill, son of the late Harry M. Caudill. They live in Louisville.   More...

TV anchor answers call

Points East

If we could have placed a custom order for weather on Saturday, June 1, it could not possibly have been more perfect for walking and plain-old, laid-back enjoyment than what the good Lord provided.  More...

Blue jays are stealing dog’s food

Jeremiah

Happy belated Father’s Day to all the dads out there. I hope you had a good day, not only Sunday, but every day.  A large crowd attended Sunday’s memorial meeting of deceased members at Blair Branch Church. More...

Happy Birthday, Mom and Dad

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VALEDICTORIANS

Three students at Letcher County Central High School are valedictorians this year. More...

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Some Letcher County Central High School students and recent graduates are living with host families in Zwickau, Germany, and are attending school for two weeks. More...

The old hand pump

Up through the 1970s about the only people in the county who had water inside their houses were the ones within the city limits. Everyone else had either a dug or drilled well or a hand-operated water pump. More...

Playing senior softball again

I recently visited the softball field where I’ve played senior softball for the last 33 years. I sat in the stands and watched my over-80 team warm up.  When they saw me they asked me to play with them. More...

Reunions • Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. More...

Church marks 100th anniversary

Cowan

Our 100-year anniversary at the Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church was a wonderful weekend. More...

LIGHTING TO REMEMBER

A lantern was lit in honor of a cancer victim at the annual Letcher County Walkathon held to benefit the American Cancer Society. The event was held at River Park in Whitesburg. More...

BIRTHDAY

Gladys Adams, of Seco, celebrated her 86th birthday on May 31 with a number of friends and family members. She is the widow of Joe Adams. More...

Remembering games we played as kids

Southern Ohio

Hello again!  I hope all you dads and grandfathers had a delightful day with gifts and a nice dinner and time spent with your family.  Father’s Day is always hard for me, even after all the years that Dad has been gone. More...

House contents reveal area history

Eolia

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center.  “For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, fear not I will help thee.” Isaiah 41:13  More...