2018-08-15 E-Edition

Visitors came from Idaho

I’ve not been writing for quite some time. Maybe I can get back to let all my readers hear from my area again. There have been so many things keeping me busy, and my health hasn’t been too good. I’m getting older and weaker by the weeks. I don’t get out much anymore. Just to the store, etc. We got […]


— Caleb Paul Fleming was included on the Dean’s List at Morehead State University’s College of Business and Technology for the spring semester. He is a graduate of the Craft Academy for Excellence in Mathematics and Science and is a junior majoring in accounting at MSU.


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. STAMPER — The annual Stamper reunion for descendents of Kelly and Lavina “Sis” Stamper will be held at Ft. Boonesborough State […]

Make exercise a habit

We all know we should exercise every day for better health. But fitting it in can be tricky with the demands of home, family and career. If you have fallen off the exercise wagon before, you know how easy it is once you miss one day to skip the next one. That’s why it is so important for us to […]

Started Christmas shopping yet?

Hello everyone! Have you started Christmas shopping yet? It will be here before we know it. This morning I could feel a touch of fall in the air. The fog was so bad in the area where I live that it was way after nine in the morning before it lifted. I was supposed to go someplace. I cancelled my […]

Festival lineup set in Jenkins

Community festival season will kick off in Letcher County next week with Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival, followed in subsequent weeks by Isom Days, Neon Days, the Mountain Heritage Festival, and Blackey Days. This year, the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival Committee is honoring health care provider Alicia Gail Cook as its “Outstanding Friend of Jenkins” for 2018. (See Page 10 for […]

Letcher drug suspects now face Ohio charges

A man and woman already facing criminal charges in Letcher County are now scheduled to stand trial in Cincinnati later this month on drugand weapon-related charges filed against them in late July. Eddie Ryan Profitt, 43, and Jessica Cecilia Moberly, 37, were indicted August 3 in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court on a variety of charges, including possession of heroin, […]

F-N city police agree to protect 2 grade schools

Two police officers from Fleming- Neon are serving as resource officers at Martha Jane Potter Elementary School at Kona and Fleming-Neon Elementary School. At this week’s August meeting of the Fleming-Neon City Council, Police Chief Mike Dingus told the council that he and Officer Alan Bourmes now spend several hours each day serving as resource officers at the two schools, […]


— Members of the Letcher County Central High School football team were bathed in lights both artificial and natural last Saturday night as they prepared to take on Prestonsburg High School in a scrimmage at Ermine. Letcher County’s high school football season opens Friday. (Photo by Chris Anderson)

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