Whitesburg KY

The Way We Were

A posse forms in Letcher County

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1929 A fight over a dinner bucket resulted in a mine foreman being shot and critically wounded at the Roxana Coal Company mining operation at Kingscreek. Mine foreman Stephen G. Raleigh, 45, was shot in the stomach area by Launsford Fields, a much younger man, after […]

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