July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Looking forward to seeing the Kingscreek Bluegrass Festival

Howdy folks! How’s everything in your corner of the world? I wish whoever stole my energy would bring it back as I sure need it this morning.  More...

Canning demonstration draws crowd

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  We had a sweet gathering of folks as we continued with the Back to Our Appalachian Roots Project. 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...

24-HOUR VIEW OF WHITESBURG

— Whitesburg-based Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation has a new addition to its website — a live view of downtown Whitesburg captured by a “Nest Cam” outdoor camera mou More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Philemon in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Who is credited as being “The Mother of All the Living”? Ruth, Sarah, Eve, Esther  3. As stated in Genesis 20:2, who was King of Gerar? More...

My Fleming ancestors

When I retired from the Pentagon Jan. 1, 1972, I started looking for my Vanover, Short and Fleming ancestors, that I knew very little about. With my 27-year military career, I knew very little of my ancestors.  More...

SKCTC joins employment program

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is joining forces with Cengage and Jobs for the Future, a grantee funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission, to help employ older youth and adults who need a high school diploma in coalim More...

At war with ’coons over sweet corn

Back in the early 1980s, I was an avid “coon hunter,” meaning I had several hundred dollars invested in a treeing Walker coonhound, a powerful miner’s head-spot light, ultralight Browning hunting boots, briar proof canvas coveralls More...

Community calendar

July 20 — Hindman Settlement School will host a square dance and potluck on from 6 to 9 p.m., in the May Stone Building. The cost is $5 per person or $10 per family to go towards ongoing cultural programs at the settlement school. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

(Note: Barbara and Debbie Brown were the first set of twins to be born at the Whitesburg Memorial Hospital. They were born on May 17, 1956).  1956 Class Day exercises held in gymnasium  More...

Half runners make dinner special

Hello everyone, I just realized it was time to write. I’ve kept busy for a change, getting some things done that I hadn’t been doing.  We’ve been having a great revival with Bro. Jimmy Jewel. We all love him.  More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

— Pictured left to right are Jennifer Shaffer and her daughter Taylor, Astor Hatton, Oma Hatton and the late Cindy Howard. More...