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Opinions

Leave federal trust fund in place to help black lung victims

Political Cartoon

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote

Columns

The Way We Were

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

Nows Here a Tip

• Hairspray spritzed on the end of a thread will...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: DEC. 10 – 14 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Ava was...


Santa, children go shopping with cops

Kentucky State Police Trooper Michael Burton exchanged hats with Santa Claus during KSP Post 13’s...

US 119 rebuild hits roadblock

A newly widened section of US 119 North between Pine Mountain Junction and Letcher County...

Sheriff Webb: ‘It went by fast’

The first week of next month, Letcher County’s sheriff will take off his badge and...

State auditor says local governments can’t give cash or food as bonuses

With Christmas less than two weeks away, local governments and agencies may soon hear a...

Miners travel to Washington to fight for black lung funds

Retired coal miners and supporters from Letcher County and elsewhere in Appalachia were in Washington...

News

Drug cases again occupy grand jury

Three Letcher County residents are name in felony indictments charging them with drug-related crimes. The three are among eight persons...

Fleming-Neon water plant to be dedicated in January; will be running on 2 pumps

The Fleming-Neon water plant will soon be operating with two main pumps for the first time in several years. By...

Wreck fatal; cause unknown

A Premium man was one of two people killed last week in a two-car crash in Pike County. Ronald Dunn,...

Hall case goes to grand jury

A teacher charged with having sexual contact with a 14-year-old student waived a preliminary hearing and has been denied a...

US coal consumption falls to lowest level since 1979 By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and MATTHEW DALY The Associated Press

WASHINGTON Americans are consuming less coal in 2018 than at any time since Jimmy Carter’s presidency, a federal report said...

Family & Friends

Christmas is coming soon

Keeping Christmas in our hearts

Whitesburg Christmas Parade planned for Friday, December 14

Pancakes with Santa and Mrs. Claus Sat.

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