The way we were

Clips from Mountain Eagle front pages over the past 50 years June 22, 1961 Draining and grading contracts on the entire of the eastern Kentucky toll road have been awarded, along with paving contracts on three sections. It is estimated that the road will be opened by Dec. 1, 1962. . A 15-person committee will meet June 28 to begin […]

Salome Stars

ARIES ( March 21 to April 19) You clever Ewes and Rams love nothing more than to rise to a challenge. So, by all means, if you feel sure about your facts, step right up and defend your side of the issue. TAURUS ( April 20 to May 20) You’ve done some great work recently. Now it’s time to reward […]

Speaking of Soaps

RECAPS – 6/20-6/24

ALL MY CHILDREN . Jane named David as the co-owner of the hospital. Jackson and Caleb both tried to convince ‘Erica’ to rescind the deal with David, but she was undeterred. Amanda admitted that she was threatened by Cara and couldn’t stand that she was not Jake’s first love. Angie hired Maya as a babysitter. Jackson decided to “let Erica […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

1971 Sharon Parrott wins Betty Crocker Award On Dec. 2, 1970, the Betty Crocker Test was given to all senior girls in Kentucky who were taking home economics. The test was standardized and consisted of questions about sewing, cooking, measures and anything that is concerned with home economics. The test was sent back to the Betty Crocker Research Foundation and […]



Blood drive set

The Kentucky Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at Whitesburg Plaza from noon to 6 p.m., June 23. The drive is sponsored by the Whitesburg Walmart. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds. For more information, call (800) 775-2522.

Bean dinner set

The American Legion Post 152 Ladies’ Auxiliary on Pine Mountain will sponsor a soup bean dinner June 30, from 12 to 3 p.m. The dinner will consist of soup beans, meatloaf, or kraut and wieners, fried potatoes, cornbread and dessert. To eat in or carry out, the charge is $5 per plate. All proceeds will go to Freda McFall, who […]

Meeting planned

The Take Off Pounds Sensibly (T.O.P.S.) weight-loss group will meet between 4 and 5:30 p.m., every Monday at the Ermine Senior Citizens building across from Walmart. For more information, contact Dorothy Jones, (606) 589-0109, or Jewell Mullins, 633-4913.

Band to perform

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

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