To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue. LITTLE COWAN SCHOOL — A reunion of Little Cowan Grade School faculty, students, descendants and friends will begin at 6 p.m., […]

Tia Dawn Branham dies at 36

Tia Dawn Branham, 36, of Sergent, died October 10 at Pikeville Medical Center. She was a daughter of William Gibson of McRoberts, and the late Bridgeite Pratt Adams. Surviving in addition to her father are her husband, Cam Branham; three sons, Houston Sword of Cowan, Hunter Amburgey of Ermine, and Hayden Amburgey of McRoberts; her stepmother, Carla Gibson; a brother, […]

Rites held for Paul Sturgill

Paul Sturgill, 72, of Eolia died October 13 at the Bluegrass Care Navigators in Hazard. A son of the late Everett and Gertie Bell Boggs Sturgill, he was a brother of the late Kenneth Sturgill and Betty Hall, and an uncle of the late David Hall. Surviving are a brother, Clarence Sturgill and wife Jewell of Eolia; a sister, Opal […]

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY — 1. Is the book of Tamar in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. 2 Kings 19 and which other book’s chapter are almost alike word for word? Deuteronomy 7, Isaiah 37, Jeremiah 50, Job 16 3. From Genesis 29, which of Jacob’s wives was first to bear children? Leah, Naomi, Bilhah, Zilpah 4. Of […]

I received a call from the Pentagon

A couple of days after the terrorists attacked the Pentagon, a young sergeant who worked for me during my time at the Pentagon and who was now a civilian, called to tell me about the attack. In 1973 he would be getting out of the military. He came into my office while I was processing for my retirement. He wanted […]

Industry air-bag recall is a risk-management issue

Dear Car Talk: My BMW 335i is equipped with the defective Takata air bags that are under recall. I was officially notified by BMW last October, but a date for repair has never been given, and the dealership maintains that it’s illegal to disable the bags, so they will not do it for me. Can you recommend a mechanic in […]

Dorothy Hamilton buried at Long Fork

Dorothy Renae “Nae” Castle Hamilton, 46, of Dry Fork, died October 10 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. A daughter of the late Bonnie Jean Bentley Hall and Alex Combs, she was a sister of the late Melissa Castle and Lesa Castle, and a great-aunt of the late Lucas Everly and Loralei Belcher. Surviving are two daughters, […]

Salome’s Stars

Your 7-day horoscope for week of October 23 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You’re eager to Ram headfirst into that new project. But before you do, find out why some of your colleagues might not appear to be as gung-ho about it as you are. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) All that dedicated hard work you’ve been putting […]

Saving heirloom tomato seeds is easy — here’s how

Since last week’s column about saving bean seeds ran in your newspaper, no fewer than a dozen people have requested that I rerun a column from several years ago that explained how I save tomato seeds. Points East Trouble is that I can’t find that particular column because it is stored somewhere on an old backup hard drive, the contents […]

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