October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

My ‘world premiere’ at the Pine Mountain’s 100th Sharp Celebration

One hundred years ago American doughboy soldiers were crossing the Atlantic Ocean to help the British, French, and other Allies defeat the Germans and other central powers in World War I.  More...

Rotary District Governor visits Whitesburg Rotary

The Rotary Club of Whitesburg was honored to have Cheryl Spriggs, 6740 District Governor for the 2017-2018 Rotary year, as guest speaker for the Sept. 26 meeting. More...

Blackey Days schedule

Stage Schedule Friday, Oct. 13 12 p.m. Welcome, Loye Caudill, Committee Chairman National Anthem, Darlene Campbell Prayer, Paul Redadovitch, Calvary Campus 12:30 James Stiltner – Kennas McIntosh Jr. 2 p.m. More...

Surprise party marks 87th birthday

You talk about somebody feeling like a million bucks, Mom sure has this 87th birthday. She was surprised by Miranda Webb and her work-out girls at the rec center with a beautiful card and mums.  More...

Community calendar

October 5 — A hog roast dinner by the Whitesburg Masons will take place beginning at 11 a.m. 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...

Blackey Days are coming Oct. 13-14

Blackey Days will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14.  The Blackey Improvement Committee decided to extend Blackey Day to Friday starting a noon. More...

Roots Projects finale a success

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

Homemakers fight battle against ovarian cancer

A fundraising effort that began with an impassioned plea from one Extension Homemaker to her peers has positively impacted Kentucky women and the University of Kentucky for the past 40 years.  More...

Miss Food City Pageant planned at Bristol, Tenn.

The Miss Food City Pageant will be held at the Paramount Center for the Arts in downtown Bristol, Tenn. The annual Miss Food City Pageant showcases young women from across the region and is co-sponsored by WXBQ 96.9 FM - 24 Carrot Country. 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...

Pumpkins are everywhere you turn

Hello everyone! I am sure enjoying this beautiful weather we are having in the Ohio Valley area.  I may as well not gripe as autumn is here whether I want it to be or not. More...

To wed Saturday

Keanna Lynn and Jeffrey Webb of Webb Branch, announce the wedding of their daughter, Keanna Evelyn Webb, to Jacob Mark Kincaid, the son of Mark and Tonya Kincaid of Blackey, on Saturday, Oct. More...

Trouble in the print shop

When the Korean War broke out in June 1949, every Tom, Dick and Harry was being recalled into the military.  I was picked to open the new base in the eastern part of the United States, Sampson Air Base, New York. More...