October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Seniors enjoy meeting at rec center

Appalachia Days at Alice Lloyd College was wonderful. My oldest granddaughter, Drew Eden Hampton, went with me and Mom. She loved the fried Oreos and fried cookie dough almost as much as Mom and I enjoyed the singing and the socializing.  More...

Gospel meeting planned Nov. 5-7

A gospel meeting will be held at 7 p.m. nightly, Nov. 5-7, at Shelby Valley Church of Christ. The speaker will be Bill Bryant of Knoxville, Tenn.   More...

Community calendar

October 20 — Mahjong will be taught and a Mahjong Club formed at Game Night at 4 p.m. at the Harry M. Caudill Library in Whitesburg.   .  More...

Blackey Days were very special

Hello everyone! First thing, there’s no complaining about the weather as it has been beautiful in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. More...

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Local students demonstrated their excellence and discipline as they tested for their belt rank advancement, including Larah Stanley who is the newest black belt. More...

SALESPERSON OF THE YEAR —

Laura Elizabeth “Beth” Wright, of Jenkins, was honored earlier this year with a Best Salesperson Award for 2016 at a meeting at Forcht Broadcasting in Lexington. 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...

BIRTHDAY

— Thelma Watts, of Kingsport, Tenn., celebrated her 91st birthday this month. Reared in Letcher County, she is the widow of Riley Watts and the mother of five children. More...

Square dance, potluck planned

Hindman Settlement School will host a square dance and potluck on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the May Stone Building. Supper is at 6 p.m., dance at 7 p.m. Halloween costumes welcome. Soup beans and cornbread provided. More...

FIRST BIRTHDAY

— Xander Blake Collins turned one year old on October 14. He is the son of Amanda Yonts of Shelby Gap, and the grandson of the late Theresa and Rick Yonts. More...

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Pine Mountain Paso Finos, owned by Charlie and Candala Nantz Gibson, attended the Grand National Paso Fino Show in Perry, Ga., Sept. 18 to 23. More...

Guitar lessons offered at Hemphill Center

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  Weekly Quote: Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future. More...

Dementia care experts to talk at Oct. 26 event

A panel of dementia care experts will speak at a question and-answer session from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Oct. 26, at Letcher Manor Nursing and Rehab in Whitesburg. The event is free and those planning to attend should pre-register by Oct. 19. More...

Saving heirloom tomato seeds is easy — here’s how

Since last week’s column about saving bean seeds ran in your newspaper, no fewer than a dozen people have requested that I rerun a column from several years ago that explained how I save tomato seeds. Points East More...