September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Pioneer Festival planned Saturday, Sept. 30

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

Adopt-a-ducks to race on the Kentucky River

Up to 2,500 adopted rubber ducks will race to the finish line under the walking bridge on the North Fork of the Kentucky River at Mountain Heritage Village in Whitesburg in the Adopt-A-Duck Race sponsored by HOMES, Inc. 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...

Help for hurricane victims

Carty Funeral Homes of Jenkins & Fleming-Neon is joining the effort to aid the people of Texas who have been devastated by the recent impact/effects of Hurricane Harvey. More...

Hog roast dinner planned

A hog roast dinner by the Whitesburg Masons will take place beginning at 11 a.m., Oct. 5, in the downtown Whitaker Bank parking lot. The menu is meat, potato salad, coleslaw, bun, dessert and 12-ounce pop and the cost is $8.   More...

To perform

Cross Country Bluegrass will play at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., September 23. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.   More...

Pawpaws bring back memories

Hello everyone! I may as well not complain, so I will say happy fall everyone as it is already here. Actually, it has been here for three weeks or more.  This morning I received a very early phone call as a new day was dawning. More...

Community calendar

September 20 — The Annual “Old Time Country Dinner”, sponsored by the Letcher County Extension Homemakers, will be held on Whitesburg Day of the Mountain Heritage Festival at the Letcher County Extension Office (478 Extension Drive More...

TO BE WED

— Meghan Sallee and Jordon Heil will be married October 21. More...

Mountain Heritage Festival Schedule of Events

September 20 Whitesburg Day – Food & craft booths will be set up from 8 a.m. to around 2 p.m. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Isaiah in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Whose first chapter begins, “The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus”? Matthew, Luke, John, Acts  3. From Acts 9, where did Peter cure Aeneas? More...

Prayers are needed and answered

Before we tell you any news this week I would like to ask everyone to please pray for my mother-in-law, Evelyn Mullins Yonts, who is in Pikeville Medical Center. She was admitted last Monday with pneumonia.  More...

Ducks are sight to see as they fly southbound

Maybe it was the remnants of Hurricane Irma that prompted at least a dozen flocks of wild ducks to head south from wherever they’d been all summer during what had to be extremely miserable flying weather during the last few days of the first we More...

Hurricane Harvey

When I read about Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron as they evacuated patients requiring medical care in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, it brought back the memory of my days at Langley Field in Virginia while, as More...