March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   1. Is the book of Mark in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. What kind of physical problem did Timothy have of which Paul advised a little wine? Back, Stomach, Head, Legs  3. More...

Brother’s death saddens family

Hello to everyone in Mountain Eagle land. It’s been a long time since I’ve written to the Eagle.  News has been plenty, but lots of it has been sad news.  My brother Joe Gibson passed away on New Year’s Day, Jan. More...

BIRTHDAY —

Sarah Lewis of Partridge celebrated her 26th birthday on March 12. She is married to Donnie Lewis Jr. and is the daughter of Geraldine Yeary and the late Ray Yeary. More...

Pancake breakfast being offered

On Saturday, March 24, from 8 to 11 a.m., the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg will host a pancake breakfast with locally made maple syrup, country ham and a drink for $5 per person. All proceeds will go to Extension Activities. More...

Whitesburg may join opiods suit

The Whitesburg City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize Mayor James Wiley Craft to join a lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies over the effects on the communities caused by opioid abuse.  More...

Daffodils surviving frost, freezing nights

Hello Everyone!  It is almost spring, so the calendar says. More...

Travis celebrates 75th anniversary

I first arrived at Travis in 1955. My headquarters would take command of the base during that time. You can bet I will be there when they celebrate its 75th anniversary in one of the large hangers. More...

Grieving does not have a timetable

Rose Ballard, Mom wants me to tell you how much she enjoys reading your column. She gets a kick out of listening to, reading about, or talking to anybody about their growing up in hard times. More...

Shape Note Singing set

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center. Black Sheep Bakery and good drug free (chemical preservative free) bread is coming. More...

90th birthday party for Lee Sexton

Beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, March 16, the Campbells Branch Community Center will host a 90th birthday party for renowned banjo player Lee Sexton.  Lee Sexton is known for his banjo playing, teaching and storytelling from Linefork to Carnegie Ha More...

Community calendar

March 15 — A meeting open to all American Electric Power customers will be held at 6 p.m. in the Circuit Courtroom in the Letcher County Courthouse in Whitesburg. More...

KENTUCKY COLONEL

— Grayson Shamarra Holbrook, 22, was recently named to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel. She was nominated by Letcher County Judge/Executive Jim Ward. More...

Check your tax withholding

You may have noticed an increase in your take-home pay recently due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December. Now, you need to determine how that will affect you when it comes time to file taxes next year. More...

Local SAR holds membership drive

The Sons of the American Revolution Three Rivers Chapter is seeking more members. Membership is open to male descendants of people who served in the Revolutionary War, or who contributed to establishing the independence of the United States.  More...