August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Moments and Memories of WHS

1955  Some of the members of the senior class were:  Billie Lois Adams, Wildlife Club 3, 4; Pep Club 3, 4; Black Kat Staff 4.  Harold Jean Bates, Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 4; Industrial Arts 3; Science Club 3.  Shirley Davis, More...

Opinions

Prez Trump?

Donald Trump scares me. He doesn’t scare me because of his hair or his money, but because he is willing to put his neck on the line to say and do what’s right. If he does get elected, this country is in for major changes. More...

Top CEOs call for wage hikes? What’s the catch?

Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America’s corporate and political elites to hear: “I’m scared,” he said in a recent New York Times opinion piece.  More...

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Sports

Williams helps Cougars run over Pike

The Letcher County Central Cougars will face another Pike County high school football team Friday as they seek their second win of the new season.  More...

Struttin’ Time:

The big boar didn’t win this time

Things are starting to look up. I have now killed a nice mess of squirrels and it looks as though my longtime friend, Maxine Quillen will be getting her squirrels to fix herself some squirrel gravy.  More...

Clint Bowyer still in race

BRISTOL, Tenn.   All of the crew members who work on Clint Bowyer’s team know they’ll be out of a job in 12 more races. More...

Families & Friends

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...

Grand marshals sought for parade

The theme for the 2015 Mountain Heritage Festival is “Going to the Mountains is Going Home.” The Mountain Heritage Festival Committee has decided to honor physicians who have served professionally and faithfully for many years as health c More...

Lucas completes training

Army Pvt. Bella L. Lucas has completed basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Obituaries

Services held for Ellis Hall

Ellis “Junebug” Hall, Jr., 57, died August 19 at his home at Jackhorn.  Born in Whitesburg to the late Ellis and Faith Ann Elkins Hall, he was the widower of Evelyn Darlene Hall.  He was a brother of the late Dessie Crews, Berni More...

Services held for Thelma Litts

Thelma Hidvegi Litts, 93, died August 22, at her home in Jenkins.  Born in Beckley, W.Va., to the late Steven and Helen Chisenthall Hidvegi, she was the widow of Raymond C. More...

Services held for Calloway Feltner

Calloway Feltner, Jr., 70, of Blackey died August 21 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.  A son of the late Calloway and Rosalee Feltner, he was a brother of the late Annetta Pratt and Paulette Smallwood.  More...

Cowan parent says volunteers aren’t welcomed

A parent whose child attends Cowan Elementary School complained to the Letcher County Board of Education that parents are no longer allowed to volunteer in the school.  More...

Man in stable condition after two-vehicle crash

A 34-year-old Colson man is listed in stable condition at a Tennessee hospital following a head-on collision in Little Colley Monday afternoon.  More...

Mayking man expected to recover from wounds

A 36-year-old Mayking man is expected to recover from injuries he received after being wounded by a blast from a shotgun outside a home at Partridge late last week.  More...

News

Thieves should be shot when caught!

If the thieves had simply called and told me that the local food bank had several dozen families who wouldn’t make it through the night unless they had a good mess of Bodacious sweet corn or if a rest home had called and told me that they had s More...

Cumberland River water projects discussed

By WILLIAM FARLEY   More...

Jenkins Schools using new funds

Jenkins Independent Schools is in the process of using funds it received as part of the Appalachian Renaissance Initative to create improved educational opportunities for Jenkins students.  More...

Columns

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907   More...

Salome's Stars

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Cupid is strong in the Aries aspect this week, with the cherub opening romantic possibilities for single Lambs, and strengthening ties ‘twixt loving pairs already in a caring relationship.  More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS AUGUST 24 - 28   More...

Speak Your Piece

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Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday.

E-m@il address  In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net   More...

Health

Second cancers on rise; one in five cases a repeat

Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. More...

Sugar alcohols not sugars or alcohol

DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently was diagnosed as being prediabetic and told to watch my sugar intake. So I now read the nutrition facts on packages. However, I am confused about the listed sugars.  More...

Live Well with Diabetes

Smart Dieting   “Lose 20 pounds in a week!” “Set you metabolism on fire with Metabo-Inferno!” “Lose while you snooze!” These sorts of crazy diet claims are all over the Internet, TV and magazines. More...

Entertainment

Fuss-free grilled chicken doesn’t skimp on flavor

Sometimes we think too hard about the food we toss on the grill. More...

Just a Pinch

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