Speak Your Piece

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: mtneagle@bellsouth.net It’s a shame we the people can’t hold GovernorBevin legally responsiblefor the damages to our carsand trucks that are being destroyed on US 119 betweenMayking and Jenkins. Likeour governor, this road is adisgrace. […]

Mrs. Browning dies at 81

Eunice Lewis Browning, 81, died June 18 at her residence at Delphia. Born in Gordon to the late Charlie and Myrtle Cornett Lewis, she was the widow of Paul Browning. She was also preceded in death by her twin brother, Eulice Lewis, and an infant sister, Lillian Lewis. Mrs. Browning was a member of the Coyles Branch Primitive Baptist Church. […]

Services set for Glen Stamper

Glen Stamper, 81, died June 11 at his home in Cumberland, Virginia. Born and reared in Kentucky, he was the son of the late Fred Stamper and Hazel Rizner. Surviving are two daughters, Mitzie Stamper and Sheila Stamper, a son, Dan Hicks; grandchildren, Amanda and Cody, and Tristan “Bubby” Marshall, whom he loved and cared for like his own. Graveside […]

Learn about edible plants at workshop

The Letcher County Extension Service will hold a workshop on edible plants from 9 to 11 a.m., June 21 at the Extension Service office. Participants will learn how to live off the land and survive with plants alone.

Former WHS teacher Henry Gerald Frazier, 77, dies at his home

Henry Gerald Frazier, 77, died June 17 at his home. A son of the late Clyde and Carolyn Frazier, he was graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in education. He taught social studies and history for 33 years at Whitesburg High School. He taught summer school in addition to regular term, coached and served as a bus driver […]

Pikeville Medical Center holds open house at Specialty Clinic

Salome’s Stars

For week of June 24 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A change of season reinvigorates the Lamb, helping to overcome the effects of a recent slower-paced period. This is a good time to restate your feelings for that certain someone. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You might not like using your authority to correct a workplace situation, but […]

Bird netting saves berries, but can confuse neighbors



One late afternoon last week, while Loretta was attending a road trip Little League baseball game, a couple of neighborhood women were walking their dogs as they passed by our house on Charlie Brown Road. Ten years ago I would have known their names, their dogs’ names, their kids’ names and where those kids caught the school bus. Now I’m […]

Thank You the family of Maisie Whitaker Adams,

Mountain Comprehensive Health Care Center


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