Food pantry helping 175 families a month

When David Little started God’s Food Pantry four or five years ago, he began with nothing except faith. He emptied his little 12’x16’ storage building in his yard and installed lighting, heating and shelving. The store is located in No. 3 Hollow in Jenkins. He was never shy about asking for donations and soon the shelves were filled with cans […]

Now Here’s a Tip

• Run out of wrapping paper? Here are some potential alternatives: plain brown shopping bags, cut open and decorated with stickers or markers; several layers of tissue paper; fabric and a nice bow. Aluminum foil makes a lovely wrapping if you can avoid overhandling it, and handle bags from stores can be converted by gluing or taping the front of […]


RECAPS: NOV. 20 – 24 THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Bill was disturbed by a recent revelation about himself that completely goes against his beliefs and family’s creed. Word got out to the other members of the Spencer family that Steffy and Liam have reunited and renewed their vows. Liam confessed to Wyatt that his association with Sally went […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 Thursday, November 24, 1927 Women of the Presbyterian Church in Whitesburg are forming an organization to carry out work for the church. The women of the Whitesburg church are organizing with the help of Mrs. J.W. Craft, who has headed a women’s auxiliary at the Hazard Presbyterian Church for […]

Political Cartoon

Is a silent backlash coming?

I don’t want to see the next name in the headlines for sexual misconduct. I know too many of them. I believe the women. Some companies are conducting internal checks, and some are not, because they don’t want to get caught up in all this. And because while it’s true that sexual harassment is a real problem, there are also […]

County water and broadband, too?

If the state Division of Abandoned Mine Lands and other agencies that provide funding to the Letcher County Water and Sewer District agree, broadband Internet service could be provided to underserved areas of Letcher County when water lines are being extended, members the Water and Sewer District Board of Directors were told. Harry Collins, chairman of the Letcher County Broadband […]

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