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Columns

The Way We Were

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

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: APRIL 15 – 19 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Sam manipulated...

Moments in Time

• On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln dies from...


Jury finds man guilty on 10 counts involving child porn

A Letcher County jury has recommended two 25-year sentences — five years more than the...

Whitesburg doctor ran Boston race in 3:42:16

A Whitesburg doctor who ran in the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday called the race...

State agency OK’s broadband grant request, court told

Letcher County moved one step closer to a $1.8 million grant for broadband Internet in...

Little League burglars among seven indicted

The Letcher Grand Jury has named seven people in indictments including a man and a...

Jenkins band students will tour Europe

Three students from the Jenkins Cavalier Wind Band, directed by Jenny L. Collins, were selected...

News

County judge, sheriff pledge to punish illegal dumpers as citizens call for clean county

Spring cleaning in Letcher County is turning up truckloads of litter thrown out along the roadsides and in yards, and...

Q&A: Bevin’s veto

In the days since Governor Bevin vetoed a retirement bill affecting our quasi-governmental agencies and regional public universities, I have...

SKCTC inaugurates new president

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) inaugurated President Vic Adams April 5 in the Godbey Appalachian Center on the...

AEP, Kentucky Farm Bureau helps local firefighters …

The Kentucky Farm Bureau Association (photo above) this week awarded Letcher County’s volunteer fire departments $1,000 each to use however...

Holy week services planned

Holy week services will take place through April 19 at the Whitesburg United Methodist Church. The services will be held...

Family & Friends

Jenkins student’s balloon travels almost 500 miles

Fishing tourney set for April 13

Christmas is coming soon

Keeping Christmas in our hearts

Whitesburg Christmas Parade planned for Friday, December 14