August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Quilting to be featured in Back to Roots

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event at www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill-Community- Center.  We continue with the Back to Our Appalachian Roots Project. More...

Cheerleaders to host pageant

The Letcher County Central High School cheerleaders will host the Miss Mountain Heritage Pageant. Sign-up will be held until Sept. 6 by Emily Kincer at 606-821-5802, or emily. More...

Porch sure is a pleasure in summer

Hello again! Guess what? Summer has surely arrived and I am loving it, the heat, humidity and all. More...

And it works!

I’ve finally found something that seems to be working when it comes to keeping rabbits and coons out of my garden. It’s called a “Solar Animal Repeller” and is sold by LTD Commodities for $9.99 plus shipping and handling. More...

Big projects don’t always succeed here

In the early 1960s, Letcher County was buzzing with the notion of a vast resort on Pine Mountain — 50 motel rooms to start and 2,000 rooms by 1972.  More...

Veterans can shop in military Exchanges

In an article I wrote in The Mountain Eagle a short time ago, I mentioned that our veterans should have privileges to shop in our military Exchanges.  Beginning on Nov. More...

Republicans to meet

The Letcher County Republican Party will have a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 11, at the Whitesburg Masonic Lodge, next to The Mountain Eagle office in Whitesburg. The purpose of this meeting is to elect precinct chairmen.   More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Galatians in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From which book’s 10:35 does Jesus say the scripture cannot be broken? Matthew, Mark, Luke, John  3. In order to see Jesus, Zacchaeus climbed what type tree? 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...

Rain brings much cooler weather

Hello again, hope you all are doing well. We’ve been getting rain that we were needing so bad and it’s so much cooler.  I had a good day when Wendy and Larry (L.K.D.) Day came by and my sister Betty Tyree came by too. More...