Bands to battle

The Mountain Heritage Festival Committee is searching for local amateur bands to “show us what you’ve got!” in a battle of the bands. Competition will be on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 8-11 p.m. A cash prize will be awarded to the winner. For more information, call Lee Anna at 633-9644.

Dock Boggs music festival set

The 42nd annual Dock Boggs & Kate Peters Sturgill Festival will be held at the Country Cabin on Sept. 11. Scheduled performers are Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen, The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, The Tillers, The Dust Busters, Mountain Music Makers, Cowan Creek Youth String Band, and Mountain Empire Community College Mountain Music School students. Gates open at 10:30 […]

Dog show Sept. 19

The Mountain Heritage Dog Show will begin at 2 p.m. on Sept. 19 at River Park in Whitesburg. Registration is at 1:30 p.m. Categories will include macho dog, pretty princess, look-alike, best dressed, best trick and marvelous mutt. The first-place winners from each of the categories will compete in best in show. Entry fee is $3 for each category. Admission […]

Square dance Sept. 11

The Carcassonne square dance will be held from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11. Music will be by Randy Wilson, Gabe Wilson, John Haywood, and Logan Dollarhide, and Erin Cokonougher-Stidham will be the caller. For more information, call Dale Johnson at 633- 2092 or Jon Henrikson at 633-7958.

Dinner, show set for Sept. 10

The Youth String Band will perform at the Cowan Community Center on Sept. 10. The evening, which will begin at 6 p.m., will also include a spaghetti dinner. The cost is $7 for those over 13 and $5 for those under 12. Call the center at 633-3187 before 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 for reservations.


To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information 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. VANOVER —The annual Vanover family reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at Hamilton Chapel Church Fellowship Hall on Pound-Clintwood Highway in Pound, Va. […]


Meeting planned

A meeting for those considering become foster parents will be held by at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services office in Whitesburg, Sept. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call Heather Caudill or Mike Hurt, 633- 1280.

Bristol races are disappointment

My husband Lee Roy and I went to the Bristol, Tenn., NASCAR race Aug. 21, and it was my first and last time. It’s too crowded and you walk for miles to get to it. It’s way too loud, and I couldn’t hear good for a week. We neither one want to go to one again. Five hundred laps of […]

Moments and Memories of Whitesburg High School

Popularity Poll Seniors – 1957 Mr. and Miss Whitesburg High School, Margaret Day and Harold Ogelvie; Most likely to succeed, Ruby Jewell Craft and Ronald Newton Collier; Best dressed, Avanell Martin, Betty Lou Caudill and Ben Arnold Everidge; Handsomest boy, Andy Ray Boring; Prettiest girl, Nancy Ann King; Best personality, Patricia Fulton and James Reynolds; Couple most likely to marry […]

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