Lonesome Pine follows music

The entertainment for the “Trail of the Lonesome Pine” pre-show will be Thursday, Aug. 18, Susan Spruill, Big Stone Gap, Va.; Friday, Aug. 19, Richard Phillips, Big Stone Gap, Va.; and Saturday, Aug. 20, Sigean (Scottish) Band. The pre-show begins at 7:15 p.m, and the drama starts at 8 p.m. For more information, call 523- 1235.

Salome’s Stars

ARIES ( March 21 to April 19) The typically tidy Ram or Ewe might want to butt out until things are settled on the home front. But get involved and let your Ovine sense of order help restore domestic tranquility. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The Bovine’s flair for fine-tuning complicated fiscal dealings comes in handy when an unexpected […]


RECAPS – 8/15-8/19

ALL MY CHILDREN . Tad tried to reassure Cara about Dixie’s reappearance in his life. JR asked for the custody hearing to be moved up so Dixie and Tad couldn’t testify against him. Marissa and Bianca made love. Zach asked Griffin if he was in love with Kendall. Because he wanted Angie to see again, Jesse agreed to let David […]

Looks like we’re going to have an early fall

Southern Ohio

Hello friends everywhere! What do you want to bet we have an early fall? Summer has been here with a vengeance though it sure doesn’t seem we’ve had a long hot summer. The weather in our area is sort of cool at night and in the wee hours of the morning. With August halfway over already, this year sure has […]


Meet the Cougars

The Letcher County Central High School football team, band, cheerleaders and dance team will meet the public at 7 p.m. on August 18 at the LCCHS football field. Admission is $2 or a towel or a bar of soap.



John Ray Gibson, 75, succumbs

John Ray Gibson, 75, died July 14 at his home on Sandlick. A son of Mary Gibson of Isom and the late William Buster Gibson, he was a member of the G. Bennett Adams Church for 27 years. Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife, Ruth Frazier Gibson; six brothers, Luther Gibson and wife Lena of Doty, Walden […]

Speak Your Piece

Tell us what’s on your mind. No need to give your name.

E-m@il address In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net To all of you tailgating drivers: Your tailgating tactics do not intimidate everyone. In fact, in my case the closer to my truck you get, the slower we will go. Remember, if I […]

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