Struttin’ Time:

A look at some more trophies

I have gotten some really good feedback on last week’s Struttin’ Time column. I saved these certain photos of trophies for this week, because they may need some explaining. First you will notice the mounts with the skull faces. Those are the worst deer mounts ever made for me, and I will never go that certain place again. Here is […]

Mid-Summer Night brick oven baking is planned



Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center It is official the sheep at Black Sheep Brick Oven Bakery are going to be producing pizza and baked goods Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You may call in for carryout or dine in. Our new hours will be 3 to 9 p.m., three days […]

Moments and Memories of WHS



1984Jane Masters directs WHS,JHS playingMy Old Kentucky HomeThis year the WhitesburgHigh School Marching Bandhas attended several competitions. The first of these wasthe Mountain Heritage Festival, in which the band competed at the Fleming-NeonHigh School football field.On Oct. 1, the band traveledto Mason County, wherethey performed along with26 other bands. The bandalso attended the traditionalPrestonsburg Competition,where they placed third intheir class. […]

Katherine Oden dies at 92



Katherine Cardell Peake Oden, 92, died June 9 at her home in McRoberts. Born in Spring City, Tenn., to the late William Peake and Louella Justice Peake, she was the widow of Lehman Oden. She was the mother of the late Duane Oden, and was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. Mrs. Oden was a member […]

The Way We Were



Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 Thursday, June 28, 1928 Ed Stratton of Neon, longtime conductor on the L&N Railroad’s “Short Dog” passenger train between McRoberts and Hazard, was shot and killed in downtown Whitesburg Sunday night by a fellow railroad employee. Stratton, 41, was shot five times while sitting at a table in the […]

Reader needs Ray’s help in ending neighbor’s dangerous behavior



Dear Car Talk: We had a new neighbor move into our neighborhood and homeowners association a couple of years ago. We all have our eccentricities, but this guy has a really odd habit, and I’m hoping you can help answer a question about it. This neighbor seems to believe that by turning off his headlights for the drive down the […]

Services held for Charles Oliver



Charles Daniel Oliver, 34, of Jenkins, died June 3. Born in Warren, Ohio, to the late George Washington Oliver and Ruby Burton Oliver, he was a brother of the late Hubert Wayne Sexton. He lived in Jenkins for most of his life and worked as a meat cutter at IGA in Pound, Va. Survivors included two brothers, Gary N. Sexton […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of June 25 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Count to 10 if you must, but don’t lose your temper, despite that person’s (you know who!) efforts to goad you into reacting. Your restraint will pay off in a big way. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This week finds you in a sociable mood, […]

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