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Ronald Brock dies at 70

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

Ronald Brock, 70, died March 7 at his residence at Mayking. He was a son of the late Bill and Bonnie Bolling Brock. Surviving are his wife, Vickie Blair Brock; four children, Ronald C. Brock and Victor N. Brock, both of Mayking, Kathryn Rice of Kentucky, and Jennifer N. Brock and Anthony of Neon; two special grandsons, Garland Eugene Brock […]

Road repairs from rain damages may cost over $5 million

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

Heavy rains have caused upwards of $5 million in damage to state and county roads in Letcher County — damage that could take as much as a year to repair. Federal Emergency Management Agency personnel were in Letcher County this week assessing damage with county and state officials. So far, the state Department of Transportation has identified $3,063,100 in estimated […]

Bible trivia

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

1. Is the book of Hebrews in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Ecclesiastes 4:9, two are better than …; because they have a good reward for their labor? None, One, Few, Many 3. On the seventh day of the creation week, what did God do? Created man, Divided the oceans, Named the animals, Rested 4. From […]

Moments and Memories of WHS

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.” This memorial honors the virtues of tolerance, honesty and constancy in the human spirit. The man, whose likeness presides over marbled hall, used these virtues during his 56 years of life. From this man Lincoln, flowed […]

Salome’s Stars

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you tend to bore easily and leave others to finish what you start, this is one time when you’d be wise to complete things on your own. Then you can move on to something new. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your indecision about a personal situation might come out of those mixed […]

Stars draw large turnout here

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

UK FOOTBALL GREATS Tim Couch (left) and Benny Snell Jr. signed autographs at the CANE Kitchen in Whitesburg on Tuesday as part of an event hosted by Appalachian Regional Healthcare and the University of Kentucky Gill Cardiac and Vascular Center. Hundreds lined up to see the two and get their autographs. (Photo by Sam Adams) You are unauthorized to view […]

The Way We Were

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1909 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1919 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1929 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1939 This edition of The Mountain Eagle could not be located. THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1949 […]

MOMENTS IN TIME

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

• On March 15, 44 BC, Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome, is stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house by 60 conspirators led by Brutus and Cassius, who believed that his death would lead to the restoration of the Roman Republic. . • On March 16, 1751, James Madison, author of the Federalist Papers and fourth president of the […]

Man ‘fights’ way into movies

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

Charles Henry Hicks got into a fight in 2017. A movie fight, that is. Now the Bottom Fork native is seeing the results on the big screen, and is waiting for a second movie in which he was a stunt man and extra to be released. “Donnybrook,” a feature film about an ex-Marine (Jamie Bell) who trains for an illegal […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

By Mountain Eagle Staff | March 13, 2019

GENERAL HOSPITAL— Ava went head over heels for Ryan. Jason was determined. Liz had enormous issues to overcome. Franco was devastated. TJ offered to help. Joss took the blame. Sonny’s good deed paid off. Sasha warned Valentin. Obrecht denied any wrong doing. Brad crossed with Willow. Jason and Drew connected the dots. Ava was a mess. Franco offered his support. […]