Gentle driver wants to bring the heat inside

Dear Car Talk: I drive a 6-speed 2012 Mini. I pride myself on being a gentle driver. My goal is to drive so smoothly that you’ll fall asleep in the passenger seat. This means I shift early; I try to keep the engine speed between 1,800-2,500 rpm. In the winter, could I heat up the car’s interior more quickly by […]

Community calendar

June 8 — The Letcher County Retired Teachers will meet at noon. The meeting will take place at the Dairy Queen in Whitesburg. . June 8 — Karaoke will take place at the American Legion Post on Pine Mountain every Friday beginning at 9 p.m. Attendees must be 21 years old or older. For more information, call 633-2834. . June […]

The top 5 percent of the military

During my 27 years in the Air Force, in the early 1960s, it all began. The first time was when my commander called me into his office to tell me he was sending me on a very important trip. He said many newspeople would be asking me questions about my trip. He said he picked me as I was in […]

Top students are named at HCTC

The following Hazard Community and Technical College students from Letcher County have been named to the President’s Honor List for the spring 2018 semester. To be named to the President’s Honor List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The students are: James Allen, Therman Begley, Erin Marie Collins-Miles, Brandon Heron, Robert R. Kiser and Chad Tyson, […]


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. BENTLEY — The Otho Bentley reunion will be held June 22, 23 and 24 at the Otho Bentley homeplace on Reunion […]

Salome’s Stars

Your 7-day horoscope for week of June 11 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Cheer up, Lamb. Your emotional impasse will lift once you allow your highly tuned sense of justice to guide you on what to do about an associate’s questionable behavior. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) News about a project you hoped to work on might need […]

Police search for Pert Creek man after chase

Sandlin accused of meth trafficking, fleeing

The Letcher County Sheriff’s Department said residents should consider a Pert Creek man armed and dangerous after he led officers on a car chase Friday, and then fled on foot. The sheriff’s department said Deputy Sidney Fields saw Sherrell Sandlin driving a black Jeep without a seat belt near Pine Mountain Junction, and saw the Jeep had no license plate. […]

2018-06-06 E-Edition

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