Reunions + Reunions + Reunions



To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue. DOTY GRADE SCHOOL – The sixth Doty Grade School reunion will be held at the school on Saturday, June 16, beginning at […]

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+ Do you have any nugatory relatives? In-laws, perhaps? You may think so, but you might not want to mention your opinion to your spouse. “Nugatory” means “worthless.” + In any given 24-hour period, there are an average of 8.6 million flashes of lightning around the world. + In all likelihood, you use salt every day, but I bet you […]

Softball tourney set



Letcher County Central High School will host the 53rd District Girls’ Fast Pitch Softball Tournament May 21, 22, and 23 at the Letcher Central fields across from the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Number one seed LCCHS will play number four seed Cordia May 21. Number 2 seed Jenkins and number three seed Knott Central will play May 22. The championship […]

Fern Cornett to demonstrate spinning at show



If you ask Fern Cornet what her age is, you might get this answer, “16 years and a few days.” Actually, Fern is 86 years old, born July 3, 1920 in Leslie County. Her advice for a long life is to stay active and not sit down. This is exactly what Fern has done. The first time she remembers seeing […]

Open microphone planned at show



The Cumberland Mountain Arts and Crafts Council in Jenkins will sponsor the Little Shepherd Arts and Crafts Show May 18-20. In addition to having many of the region’s finest artisans as vendors, live entertainment will be provided daily beginning at noon. Singers, musicians, and storytellers are invited to showcase their talent, whether it be bluegrass, gospel, country, pop, rock, or […]

Celebration set



A celebration of life for Bill and Kiny Kincer will be held Saturday, May 26, at the Frazier Cemetery in the Upper Bottom Section of Whitesburg. The celebration will begin at 1 p.m.

Music at the Cabin



Appalachian Strings will perform at 8 p.m., May 19, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The new facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. For more information, call (276) 679-2632.

Engle picnic planned for Memorial weekend



Hope all mothers everywhere had a lovely day. Red and I went to Little Pilgrim Home in Ruggles and had no plans for anything special. Billy Wayne has to go in to work early on Sundays so we never plan anything special unless he’s on vacation or takes a personal day. We had an absolutely perfect day here, lots of […]

Health fair set



Dr. P.S. Chandrashakar will provide free health check and wellness education at the Jenkins Post Office’s annual health fair from 9 a.m. to noon on May 21. Those attending should come fasting for free cholesterol testing, lupid testing, blood sugar testing, and blood pressure testing.

Car, truck show set



A car and truck show will be held at 1 p.m., May 19, at the Campbell’s Branch/Linefork Community Center. There is a $10 entry fee. Trophies will be given in several categories including Best of Show, Most Original, Best Paint, Best Motor, Best Wheel and Tires, and Best Interior. The show will be judged by the audience. All proceeds will […]


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