January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect found in Hazard

Kentucky State Police, Hazard City Police and the Perry County Sheriff ’s Department have arrested the owner of a Jeremiah home where a shooting occurred last week, but the alleged shooter is still at large.  More...

News

ACLU: Kentucky schools’ Bible course may violate Constitution

LOUISVILLE  The American Civil Liberties Union says “Bible literacy” classes being taught in some Kentucky public schools may violate the Constitution.  More...

Meeting next week will address US 119 plans

A public meeting will be held in Whitesburg next Tuesday to discuss proposed spot improvements to US 119 between Whitesburg and Jenkins. More...

Columns

The Way We Were

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

Now Here's a Tip

• Freeze cool whip in a thick layer and use cookie cutters to make shapes for hot chocolate ... perfect for these cold winter nights!  • “Use squeeze bottles to do cookie decorating or cake piping. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: JAN. 8 - 12   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

Winter is coldest in years

Hello everyone!  How’s the new year treating you so far? We have been in a deep freeze for a couple of weeks in the Ohio Valley area with temperatures being below zero.  More...

Country Troubadours to play

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center.  Inclement weather has had us stalled but we have weathered it quit well. More...

Students should take FAFSA verification process seriously

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to verify the information on the FAFSA. The students are chosen by the U.S. More...

City OK’s plan to help MCHC open ‘kitchen’

Along with local businesses and other organizations, the City of Whitesburg will participate with Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation to develop a “community kitchen” as part of MCHC’s Community Agricultural and Nutritional En More...

Grand jury indicts 18

A Letcher County Grand Jury has charged a Kingdom Come man with 20 counts related to thefts and a high-speed pursuit on November 16. A woman passenger is facing a three-count indictment. More...

Opinions

Hatton in first budget session

In the year since I first began serving in the Kentucky House of Representatives, I have had numerous people ask me exactly what a legislative session is like.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What’s killing middle class?

It is said that the rich and poor will always be among us — but nowhere is it written that the middle class is a sure thing.  More...

Sports

Barker’s dad says he still loves Wildcats

Vaught’s Views

Terry Barker knows he can’t control how University of Kentucky fans will remember his son, Drew Barker. More...

Voodoo Calls custom made locally

Struttin’ Time:

Welcome back, friends.  Our last Struttin’ Time column was about our hunt in Texas, where we were looking for Axis deer. Although we tagged, it was not what we really wanted, but it put meat on the table.  More...

Wildcats hold off A&M

LEXINGTON  PJ Washington made a steal that led to Kevin Knox’s goahead layup with 2:28 left, then added four points down the stretch to help No. 21 Kentucky rally past Texas A&M 74-73 on Tuesday night.  More...

Entertainment

Community calendar

January 11 — The Letcher County Tourism Commission will hold a second countywide town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Pine Mountain Grill banquet room. More...

Obituaries

Rites held for Earnest Holbrook

Earnest Allen “Boots” Holbrook, 70, of Isom, died January 2 at Pikeville Medical Center.  A son of the late Henry and Nannie Collins Holbrook, he was a brother of the late Vaughn Holbrook, John Holbrook and Terry Holbrook.  More...

Services held for Kennith Hall

Kennith Gene Hall, 71, of Jenkins, died January 4 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.  He was a son of the late Andy and Ada Cook Hall, and was preceded in death by a granddaughter.  More...

Rites held for Phillip Meade

Phillip Randy “ P. More...