Now here’s a tip

• Mail service is a wonderful thing. Order what you want on the Internet, and it’s in your mailbox or on your doorstep tomorrow. From efficiency to penny pinching, you can use the mail to help out in numerous ways. Or, use it to bring a smile to someone’s face: Keep a stack of stamped postcards with you. Jot a […]


Pay your respects to veterans on Nov. 8 at Veterans Museum

To the Editor: If we look for the answer as to why for so many years we have achieved so much, prospered as no other people on Earth, it was because here in this land we unleash the energy and individual genius of man for a greater extent that’s ever been done before. Freedom and the dignity of the individual […]

Shooting match

A shooting match will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, at the American Legion. The match is sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion. For more information, call 634-1459 or 633- 2834.

Rites held for Leroy Sexton

Leroy Sexton died October 26 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 79 years old. Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Hezekiah and Drucilla Taylor Sexton. He was the father of the late Deborah Sexton and Charlotte Sexton, and a brother of the late Larry Sexton. He attended the Holiness Church. Survivors include four sons, […]

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Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday. 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: My grandmother used to tell me that someone told her that in order to get Obamacare you had to have a microchip implanted in your […]

Evelyn Kincer has a surprise birthday party


Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Looks like winter is setting in. It was so cold Thursday, close to freezing. It was supposed to be over in a few days, and I’m ready for it now. I freeze in warm weather. I probably need to find a hole or dig one and crawl into it. I’ll probably be […]

Rites held for Bobby Joe Howard

Funeral services for Bobby Joe Howard, 62, were held October 29 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Dixon Cemetery at Hallie. A son of the late John and Thelma Smith Howard, he died October 25. Surviving are a son, Cory Howard of Isom; a daughter, Rhiannon Bates and husband J.J. of Whitesburg; four brothers, J.P. Howard of Louisville, […]

Pay As You Earn plan may help with repaying federal student loans

Plan may help with repaying federal student loans Kentuckians who are having trouble repaying their federal student loans may want to check into the Pay As You Earn plan, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). The Pay As You Earn plan generally has the lowest monthly payments of all the repayment plans offered by the U.S. Department […]

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