August 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Jenkins getting grocery, pizza firm

Jenkins residents are closer to once again having a full-service grocery store after several months of living without one.  More...

City of Jenkins pushing for casino/hotel plans

Editor’s Note: As was reported in the August 2 edition of The Mountain Eagle, legalized casino gambling is being seen by some an answer to the economic problems that trouble coal counties in eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia, particula More...

Al-Anon: Discovering Choices

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics / addicts who share their experiences, strengths and hope, in order to solve their common problems. More...

Workers owed thousands after job here

Employees of a company ordered in March to pay $212,800 in back wages and a $3,200 penalty for an Abandoned Mine Lands project at Letcher say they haven’t received any of the money owed them, nor were they notified that the order was issued.&nb More...

We worked 24/7

During my 27-year military career, it seemed like there was always a war or police action somewhere in the world.  More...

Imagination Library offering free books

Three-year-old Nadia Wyatt, daughter of Darrell Wyatt of Jenkins, was registered for the Imagination Library Program during the Jenkins Back to School Bash July 27. More...

Al-Anon: Discovering Choices

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics / addicts who share their experiences, strengths and hope, in order to solve their common problems. More...

Community calendar

August 11-13 — The East Kentucky All-Day Singing from The Sacred Harp, a shape note songbook, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, at Calvary Campus at Letcher. It is free and open to the public and all are welcome. More...

Agreement could bring rehab center to Letcher

A residential rehabilitation center could soon be opened here to deal with drug addiction in the area.  More...

GUNS BLAZIN’ AT JENKINS —

Civil War re-enactor Justin Cohee took aim in the ‘Thunder on the Mountain’ event at the Little Shepherd Amphitheater at Jenkins on Sunday. More...