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Bible trivia

1. For possible new year’s resolutions, Proverbs 16:3 says, “Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be ...”? Resolved, Established, Directed, Bountiful  2. More...

Boat ramp at Carr Creek will temporarily close Jan. 8-12

The marina boat ramp at Carr Creek Lake in Knott County will temporarily close Jan. More...

Columns

The Way We Were

‘Star Wars’ arrives at the Alene Theatre 7 months after release date

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907   More...

Now Here's a Tip

• On Dec. 30, 1803, Francis Lewis, signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies in New York City, at the age of 90. Lewis’ patriotism came at a high cost. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS DEC. 25 - 29   More...

Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday.  E-m@il address  In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net   More...

Families & Friends

Sunrise Ridge to play at Hemphill

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event: www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  Happy New Year from all of us to all of you!  Weekly Quote: The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow t More...

My printers were some of the best

During my 24 years in my printing career, when I first was “on the job training” I learned very little from the other printers in our shop. More...

To meet

A meeting of the Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Development Authority will be held Thursday, January 4, in the Board Room of the Pineville Community Hospital. The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m.   More...

Water rates going up 25%

The Board of Directors of the Letcher County Water and Sewer District has accepted a recommendation from the Kentucky Public Service Commission to set water rates for the upcoming year and the near future. More...

Walgreens Pharmacy now runs Rite-Aid in Letcher Co.

Walgreens is expected to take over both Rite Aid Pharmacies in Letcher County by next month.  More...

Opinions

Bill is welfare for the wealthy

Let me get right to the point. The recently passed Republican tax bill, not to put too fine a point on it, is a monstrosity.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It was a very timely rescue

Two days after Thanksgiving, our son-in-law left our home to go out for a run and, upon his return, rang our doorbell.  This is not his habit when he stays with us.  More...

Sports

Will UK fans travel to bowl game?

Vaught’s Views

Friday could be the best day, worst day or somewhere in between for University of Kentucky fans.  More...

Girls win 2 before leaving for Florida

The Letcher County Central High School Lady Cougars are in Orlando, Fla., this week to participate in the KSA Events Holiday Tournament. The tournament, which runs through Saturday, Dec. More...

Boys split two

The Letcher County Central High School Cougars are in Lexington this evening, Dec. 27, for a 6:15 p.m. matchup with Lexington Christian Academy in the Central Bank Classic, hosted by the 4-4 LCA Eagles. More...

Entertainment

Happy, Healthy Meal Planning

Planning a full meal – appetizer, main course and dessert – can be difficult for many home chefs. Having an eye toward nutrition to go along with taste can make it even more difficult. More...

Add ‘dash’ to your New Year’s diet pledge

With the New Year come new promises to eat better, lose weight, exercise and improve our health and well-being. More...

Obituaries

Janice Galloway dies at 74

Janice Galloway, 74, died December 22, at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg.  Born at Cowan to the late Eckie and Edith Frazier Kimberlin, she was the widow of Estill Galloway and was also preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Elizabeth.&n More...

Services set for Kenneth Collier

Kenneth Carl “Ken” Collier, 56, of Letcher, died December 23 in Campton.  He was a son of Pauline Whitaker Collier of Campton and the late Kenneth B. Collier.   More...

Rites held for Billy Mullins

Funeral services for Billy Harold Mullins, 83, were held December 22 at the People’s Fundamental Baptist Church of Dunham.  Born in McRoberts, he was the son of the late Willie and Wonna Tackett Mullins. More...