Old friends enjoy trip to flea market

Southern Ohio

Hello again, everyone! As usual time is really flying fast for me! It seems I just sent a column in and here it is time for me to gather my thoughts. We are having the most beautiful weather at the present time in the Harrison, Ohio area. My heart aches when I see so much destruction by the flood in […]


Mr. and Mrs. Merle Caudill of Blackey, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wingate of Lexington, announce the engagement of their children, Katherine Riley Caudill and Matthew Jason Wingate. She is the granddaughter of Grace Caudill of Blackey and the late Bill Caudill, and Georgia Nichols Adams of Letcher and the late Charles Nichols. He is the grandson of Arline Wingate […]

Registration set for HCTC summer session

Hazard Community and Technical College will hold registration for its second summer school session on Tuesday, July 1. Classes will be held at the Hazard Campus, Technical Campus and Jackson Campus. Classes, which will begin July 7, include: human anatomy and physiology II, writing II, history, math courses, comparative religion, sociology, and psychology. Call 1-800-246-7521, ext. 73525 to register for […]

Barker/Hatton wedding took place in gazebo at lake house


Hello, everyone. Hope things are going well for all of you. It’s such a beautiful day today – pretty sunshine and a good breeze blowing. I forgot to mention a name in last week’s news. Zack Joseph, son of Jackie Joseph, also visited Clyde and his grandfather, James Breeding. I was glad he visited and I hope he will go […]

Many families are enjoying vacation trips


A lot of people have been on vacation already and the ones that I’ve heard from, they all had a nice time. Mike and Marcia Caudill and some of their family have been to Hawaii and after returning home, they and their children all went to Gatlinburg together. Marcia said they had a great time. George and Pat Caudill along […]


Five generations of Eva Amburgey Sexton’s family posed for this photograph. Pictured with Mrs. Sexton are (back row, left to right) her daughter, Maggie Sexton Cook; her grandson, Michael Keith Cook, holding her great-great-grandson, Maximus Shawn Michael Cook, born April 1; and her great-grandson, Dr. Michael Heath S. Cook.


At left, Mountain Eagle correspondent Emma Lou Sergent Engle, who writes the Lorain, Ohio news, and Oma Hatton, who writes the Whitesburg news for The Eagle, met at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg on Memorial Day. “We were glad to see each other,” said Mrs. Hatton.

Food boxes offered

Orders are being taken through July 12 for the food distributed through Angel Food Ministries. The price of the food is $30. The distribution of the June order will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon, June 28, at the First Baptist Church of Whitesburg Anyone, regardless of income, can purchase a box of food each month. For more information, […]

Pet slugs and lightning bugs

Points East

I saw at least two things last weekend that I’d never seen before. Loretta and I went down to Mount Vernon to visit John and Celeste Edwards, hang out with their kids and see their new baby. John spent so much time at our house growing up that he calls us Mom and Pop. Almost three year-old Alyssa and six-year-old […]

Scarecrows aren’t scaring off the crows this year


A baby shower was given for Keith Baker and Chasity. Kaylee got so many pretty clothes. Vannah Breeding got her basketball clothes that were adorable. I love the name they have chosen, Kaylee Grace. We are all so anxious for her to arrive. Edsel and Carol are counting the days and I’m sure Sharon is too. I know all Keith […]

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