February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

First few nights were hard

We left Jenkins during Christmas break in 1945 for the old Army Air Corps. I was with other young teenagers. More...

Tales of growing up in Marlowe

Well, we are all still numb over Evelyn’s death. It just doesn’t seem real, kind of like we are walking around in a dream. She had been in my life for almost 39 years.  She passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. More...

Students named to honor roll

Jenkins Middle School students listed on the honor roll for the second nine weeks of school are:  Sixth grade 4.00 grade point average — Alyssa Fields, Alexis Richie.  More...

Points East: About ‘geese’ and ‘heebie-jeebies’

Speaking of geese, of which we were speaking here recently, one astute reader, Jay Bertram, has informed me that there is no such thing as Canadian geese. They are technically called Canada geese. More...

Club gives UK tickets

The Neon Lions Club gave away two sets of tickets the University of Kentucky- University of Tennessee football game held last night.  The winners of the fundraising giveaway were Rick Bevins and Dean Thompson, both of Neon. More...

Valentine’s meal is set for Cowan

A healthy heart Valentine’s Day dinner will take place Tuesday, February 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Cowan Community Center.  More...

Weather delaying brick oven

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

Community calendar

February 9 — A Valentine’s show and potluck dinner will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Hemphill Community Center. Music will be by The Country Troubadours. Admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free with paying adult. More...

County’s voting machines are safe, says clerk Meade

With 17 U.S. intelligence agencies agreeing that Russia attempted to influence the U.S. More...

Jenkins top students named

Students named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of school at Jenkins High School are:  Ninth grade 4.00 grade point average — Paul Breeding, Shannon Matney, Makala Stambaugh, Jerrica Thacker, Kristin Thacker, Carlos Villaneuva.& More...

Happy 80th Birthday

From Mike, Damaris, Mallory, Jacob, Kalin and Sam. We love you and wish you many more birthdays with us all.   More...

Smallwood’s swearing-in rescheduled

A public swearing in ceremony for newly appointed Court of Appeals Judge Gene Smallwood has been rescheduled. The ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m., February 12, in the Letcher Circuit Courtroom.   More...

Correction

There were two errors a story about the coming election that appeared in last week’s edition of The Mountain Eagle.  • Randy Blair, a candidate for Property Valuation Administrator, is a Democrat.  • Leonard Tackett, a Repu More...

Granddaughter selects wedding dress

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Once again we are back in the deep freeze in this little corner of the Ohio Valley area. More...