Moments in Time

The Hilary Hour. His impassioned on-air speech jogged something in Mariah’s memory, and she confessed to Nick that she remembers hearing a man’s voice on the night of JT’s disappearance. Suspicious, Nick confronted Sharon, but she insisted that Mariah was drunk and imagining things. Sharon’s denial fueled the tension between her and Nick, and an argument ensued, with both of […]

Now Here’s a Tip

• Take a picture of the size of your air filter and keep it on your phone. No guessing when you get to the store and all those numbers start sounding the same. • Recipe Substitutions: If you need 1 cup of corn syrup, dissolve 1 cup white sugar in 1/4 cup of hot water. • “My husband plays golf […]

Strange But True

• It was noted Spanish filmmaker Luis Bunuel who made the following sage observation: “Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” • You might be surprised to learn that we call coffee beans aren’t actually beans — they’re the pits of the coffee beans. • Would you believe me if I told you that there were […]


SERGENT GRADE SCHOOL — The Sergent Grade School reunion will be held at the VFW Post at Pine Mountain Junction on May 21. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 9 a.m. and dinner at 12 p.m. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Arius Holbrook at 633-7076 or Darryl Holbrook at 855-4726. SERGENT/ TAYLOR — The Sergent-Taylor reunion will […]

Former Jenkins softball stars reunite

Former Jenkins softball standout Mercedes Boggs is reuniting with former Jenkins softball head coach April Damron Charles at the University of Pikeville. Boggs signed a letter of intent to play at UPike during a ceremony Sunday at McRoberts. Boggs played softball under Coach Charles for eight years at Jenkins, tallying impressive stats along the way. Those include four All-District selections, […]

Candidates on county’s litter problem

Since late winter and early spring flooding, something old is blooming again in Letcher County — roadside and creek-bank litter. Readers have called and stopped in at The Mountain Eagle office to complain about ditches and streams in their neighborhoods, and the Eagle staff has noticed it as well. But some have said it is people’s imagination that the litter […]

Jenkins is welcoming new business to park

A groundbreaking ceremony was to be held Wednesday (today) for the new Hunt Brothers Pizza terminal and warehouse at Gateway Industrial Park in Jenkins. Mayor Todd Depriest made the announcement at the May meeting of the Jenkins City Council and said he hopes this will help to entice other companies to use the location of the park at the intersection […]

Has he met a greenhouse he doesn’t like?

Loretta would tell you that her husband has never met a greenhouse he didn’t love and he has yet to make it out to Shell’s, the mother of all greenhouses, located on 52 halfway between Paint Lick and Lancaster. But my buddy, Lynn Embaugh, went to Shell’s last Sunday (they open at 1 p.m. on Sundays with normal hours the […]

Court awards bid on bridge

Construction will begin soon to install a Mabey steel bridge to replace the old Perkins Creek Bridge that was washed out in recent flooding, after years of being undercut. At a special called meeting on Tuesday, the Letcher County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to accept the bid from Greg Hale LLC, a Letcher County contractor who submitted the only bid. […]

Graduation celebration Sunday

Gerald and Janet Hacker of Isom, and Keith and Rachel Collins of Sandlick, will host a celebration of the college graduations of Aaron Keith Hacker and Keisha Renee Collins from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, May 13, at the First Baptist Church, 170 Madison Avenue, Whitesburg. Aaron Hacker received a bachelor’s degree in education, and Keisha Collins a bachelor’s degree […]

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