August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Oma Hatton will be greatly missed

Well, we really don’t know where to begin with this but we are going to give it a shot.  I am Jeanette Tacket Yonts. I am one of the five children of Marshel and Dorothy Tacket. Oma Hatton was my mom’s best friend. More...

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The Letcher County Central JROTC performed in the Jenkins Homecoming Days parade Saturday. Twenty cadets participated. More...

Extension Office is sponsoring canning, baking, candy contest

There are lots of opportunities for you to enter your handwork, food goodies, etc. at the 2017 Mountain Heritage Festival. More...

Festival quilt contest planned

A quilt contest will once again be part of the Letcher County Mountain Heritage Festival. Any Letcher County resident can enter the contest and quilts must be entered at the County Extension Office in Whitesburg on Monday, Sept. 18, between 8 a.m. More...

Board to meet

The next meeting of the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Directors will be at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in the conference room on the Harlan campus. 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...

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The 2017 Kentucky State Fair Horticulture Team members are (left to right) Cody Adams, Annie West, Brooke Saurer, Carla Sturgill, and Crystal Smith, Letcher County 4-H Agent. More...

AUGUST BABY

— Ava Noel Perez was born August 5 in Oklahoma City, Okla. She is the daughter of former Jeremiah resident Vincent and Courtney Snook Perez, formerly of Richmond. More...

Roots participants make butter churns

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  More...

Scenes from Jenkins Homecoming Days

Letcher County’s festival season began once again over the weekend with the arrival of the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival. More...

Extension Office sponsoring Arts & Crafts Contest

By NANETTE BANKS  County Extension Agent   More...

Asked to get Johnny Cash an assignment

By EVERETT VANOVER   During Johnny Cash’s basic training at Sampson Air Field, N.Y., I got to know him well. The first time I met him was at a wedding at the NCO Club on base for two of my printers in early 1950.  More...

Rotary scholarships awarded

Hannah Adams, Tristin Kidd Cunniff, and Lindsey Belcher are the winners of the 2017 Rotary Scholarships given by the Rotary Club of Whitesburg.  Scholarships of $750 were presented to Hannah and Lindsey at the Aug. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Labor in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Ecclesiastes 4, how many are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor? Two, Three, Five, Seven 3. More...

Community calendar

August 31 — A square dance and potluck will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hindman Settlement School in the May Stone Building, 71 Center Street in Hindman. There will be a live dance band and caller. More...

Will it be a long, cold winter?

Hello once again! The air sure is crisp this morning as I start this column. Fall is here a month or so early. I wonder if we’re in for a long cold winter? More...

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Letcher Countians who partipated in the state shooting match were (at left) Corey “Little Wing” Taylor and Libby Day “No Purse Nez” Smith (second from left), who had the faste More...

Isom Days Schedule

Wednesday, Aug. 30 7 p. m. Two drama plays and contemporary Christian Music presented by Praise Assembly Church Thursday, Aug. 31 10 a.m. Food and craft booths open 7 p.m. Country Trubadour 8: 30 p. m. More...