Blairs mark anniversary with dinner


There will be a yard sale held at the home of Doris Adams at the Frog Pond below Blackey on Friday, August 1, beginning at 9 a.m. It is a three or more family sale. Michelle Caudill of Carcassonne, is in St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She is seven months pregnant and they have her on bed rest for about […]

College scholarships offered

Elkhorn-Hazard Coal Land, LLC, is now accepting applications for the Roy Crawford Memorial Scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester. There will be three scholarships of $500 each awarded to college students. Applicants must be residents of Letcher County, plan to work in eastern Kentucky upon graduation, and plan to enroll in a college for the fall semester. Preference […]

Mae McKee visiting from the Philippines

Little Dry Fork

To all of you race fans, there will be all girl races this Friday night in Isom. Gates open at 6 p.m. This week’s been really good. My Aunt Mae McKee came in. She’s going back to the Philippines on July 30. My sister-in-law, Lacey Ison, cooked us dinner. It was awesome. I love having family that can cook. My […]

Pool party set for August 2

A free pool party will be held from 9 to 11 p.m., August 2, at the Whitesburg City Pool. The event will include free food and drinks and giveaways. It is sponsored by the Letcher County Family Violence Prevention Council, Letcher County CARES, and Dr. David Narramore. For more information, call 633-4300.


Six-year-old Gracie Duncan (pictured) and Everett Duncan caught these 11 rainbow trout July 19 at Norton, Va.

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. WHS CLASS OF ’63 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1963 will hold its 45th class reunion Sept. 26-27. All arrangements […]

ECCO volunteers busy canning, freezing garden produce


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. As he thinketh in his heart, so is he. Proverbs 23:7 We were happy to welcome back our friends and ECCO sponsors Mike and Holly Bowmen from the Wooster Presbyterian Church in Wooster, Ohio. They arrived with a U-Haul truck and a small pickup filled with much […]

July weather has been just right


Our summer season has been a good season so far. Several are having vegetables from their gardens. Mine has turned into a lawn. Our good neighbor, Allen Sexton, has planted one and we are hoping it will do well. It is a good fruit year also. We are very sorry about the death of our good neighbor and friend, Prina […]


Linda Lucas and Carol Caudill recently attended a recital at the East Tennessee Dance Academy at Dandridge, Tenn., which featured performances by their great-nieces, Callie Akers (right) and Ella Akers (middle). The following week attended and dance recital featuring Mackensie Callahan (left) in Lexington, N.C.

Ruby Howard suffering from badly broken leg


Hello, everyone. Hope everything is going well for all of you. We are coming to the end of another month. Before we know it, summer will be over. This is Monday morning and would you believe, I forgot to write my little boring news? It was good talking to Iva (Absher) Cheatham the other night. She was telling me one […]

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