Rodney Sturgill recovering from heart surgery


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. To be the greatest, be a servant. Matthew 23:11 TLB I enjoyed a long phone conversation with my niece, Karen Sees, who lives in Warren Robins, Ga. Karen was telling me about a diet she was trying, you know the kind where you eat only certain foods […]

SKCTC awards diplomas

Degrees and diplomas were awarded to more than 400 students at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College this spring. Members of the 2008 graduating class include: Ashley Nicole Adams, Whitesburg, associate in applied science; William Wade Adams, Seco, associate in arts, associate in science, associate in applied science; Darneshia Mae Akemon, Hallie, associate in applied science; Sabrina Akemon, Cornettsville, associate […]

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. CAUDILL – A reunion of all descendants, friends and family of the James Jesse and Chloe Caudill family will be held on […]

Halls celebrate 25th wedding anniversary


Jeff and Margaret Hall, formerly of Deane, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Hemphill Baptist Church. Jeff and Margaret and their children, Samantha and Matthew, live in Lexington. Jeff has always wanted to be a pilot so Margaret surprised him with a gift certificate to help him get started. Jeff is the son of Melvin […]


North Carolina correspondent Gladys M. Smith selected (left) Mr. and Mrs. Johnston of the Apostolic Church in Sanford, N.C., and (right) the Men’s Ministry at the Trinity Tabernacle Church in Winnabow, N.C., for her people of the week.

Temperatures topping 100 in North Carolina

North Carolina

Are we having a storm here in Bolivia and Oak Island, N.C.? Yes, we are! We are thankful for the much needed rain and cooler days. The heat ranges in the high 90s and more – 90 to 105 degrees – but as they say on “Little House”, there’s some good with the bad. As for gardens, burned up in […]

Caudill completes Army basic training

Army Pvt. Gary J. Caudill has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, […]

Entertainment set at Big Stone Gap

“The Trail of the Lonesome Pine,” the 45th annual adaptation of the John Fox Jr. novel, can be seen at the June Tolliver Playhouse in Big Stone Gap, Va., on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The preshow entertainment for the outdoor drama this week is: Thursday, July 3, Dovie Sowards, Norton, Va.; Friday, July 4, special entertainment; Saturday, July 5, […]


Macie Ellyn Green, daughter of Dana and Kent Green of Johnson City, Tenn., turned six years old on June 17. She celebrated her birthday with a Princess party with family and friends June 14 at the outdoor facilities at Tri-Cities Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of Danny and Donna Mullins of Cromona, and Kenneth and Lynn Green of Johnson […]

Big crowd gathers at First Baptist Church for their Angel Food


Hello, everyone, hope you are all doing well. We have gone into a new month. Seems like June just flew by. We have sure been getting lots of rain. It’s been good for the gardens and the weeds also have been growing well. It was good talking to my friend, Anna Watkins of Florida. She had a birthday on June […]

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