Whitesburg KY

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10, 1949 Republican G. Bennett Adams has been elected county judge. Hassel Stamper, a Democrat, is the new sheriff. Harold “Straight Hair” Davis became the first elected mayor of Jenkins. Jenkins has had an acting mayor, but Mr. Davis is the first one to elected. . The Supreme Court has upheld contempt fines of $1,420,000 imposed on the […]

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