Selling loaves of bread

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, pages/Hemphill-Community Center. John Ng’s Four Seasons Martial Arts meets at the Center on Tuesdays. They attended competition on May 5 in Louisville. They participated in 15 events and won 15 medals at the Derby State Championship Tournament. Congratulations to these great competitors!!! We are so proud […]

Little-known benefits to exercise

Source: Natalie Jones, UK physical activity program coordinator At one time or another, we have all heard that exercise has benefits. Some of the most common benefits we tend to hear about are how exercise can help lower your risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, but the benefits only start there. It may sound funny […]

May community calendar

May 12 — Carcassonne Community Center will host its monthly square dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission for adults is $5, students 6-18 $3, Children under 6 free with a paying adult. The event includes concessions, souvenirs, a cakewalk, and a playground for children. . May 19 — The Mountain Heritage Festival Committee will hold a pancake and sausage […]

Roy Cornett dies at 76

Roy Cornett, 76, died May 2. He was a U. S. Army veteran, retired from Ford Motor Company, and a member of the West Ridge Baptist Church and Ely Masonic Lodge #424. Mr. Cornett was preceded in death by his first wife of 34 years, Peggy Louise Cornett, and three brothers, Don, David and Bill Cornett. He is survived by […]


Speak Your Piece

Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday. 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: I heard that big church in Harlan put a stop to the pastor going on all those evangelical trips and making one hundred […]

Give nesting eagles the space they need

When trying to catch a glimpse of an eagle in its nest, Kate Slankard reminds people to keep their distance and make visits brief. “It’s natural to be excited when we see an eagle in the wild,” said Slankard, an avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ non-game division. “But we don’t want to stay so […]

Senior citizens had a busy week

We are really loving this beautiful spring weather. Mom has been walking around her yard, admiring all her beautiful flowers, getting some exercise. She has also been out a few times to the rec center and also stayed for Senior Citizens. I love having her with me when I’m there and I know Lizzie Mae Wright enjoys talking to her […]

Student loans offer deferments

If you’re having trouble repaying your federal student loans, you may be able to apply for a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain guidelines. You may qualify for a deferment if you are: • Enrolled in college at least half time. • In a […]


RECAPS: MAY 7 – 11 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Ava couldn’t have been happier. Carly stepped up. Franco was anxious. Jason made up for lost time. Ned had his doubts. Jason ran into Drew. Valentin crossed Peter. Lulu looked to Anna for advice. Alexis threatened Ned. Franco got a break. Carly tried to fix things with Josslyn. Nelle made her intentions […]

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