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Points East

I didn’t record the conversation and I’m reasonably sure what I remember hearing was couched in more articulate, gentler, bedside phraseology when the doctor set me down to explain what condition my condition was in. More...

Everett Vanover’s classic car days

When I returned from my tour overseas in 1955, I was assigned to Travis Air Force Base, Calif. It was during the jet age in the Air Force.  My new job was noncommissioned officer of all Military Air Transport Service (MATS) bases. More...

Community calendar

June 2 — The Letcher County Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon at Las Penas restaurant in Whitesburg. All Letcher County teachers, retired, or retiring, are invited to attend.   More...

Three Letcher County middle school students named Rogers Explorers

Three middle school students from Letcher County have been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s 2017 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program. More...

More from Ike Adams

prevent more strokes than the volume of nutrients some people feed their pet guinea pigs there are any number of risks associated with potentially unpleasant drug interactions, not to mention a far greater than “ordinary” risk of simply More...

As bear population grows, more are being killed on roads while seeking food

Drivers in eastern Kentucky by this time are all too familiar with the sight of deer carcasses and mangled auto parts lying on the roadside after unhappy encounters between whitetail deer and speeding cars.  But if things keep going the way they More...

Now Here's a Tip

• Picnic cooler 101: Frozen juice cartons make awesome slushies once they start thawing. You’ll also want to pack your cooler with water and lots of healthy snacks like cheese sticks, apples, sliced oranges and grapes. More...

Rescuers carry hiker to safety

Pine Mountain Search and Rescue (PMSAR) carried a Virginia woman off of Pine Mountain Trail last Friday after she injured her foot while hiking.  The 61-year-old woman was in a group of four people when she turned her ankle, making her unable to More...

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...