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Mayor Craft is fighting battle with cancer, but confident he’ll recover

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

Whitesburg Mayor James Wiley Craft told the city council on Tuesday that he is receiving radiation and other treatments for bladder cancer in Lexington. Craft told the council he is about halfway through his course of treatment, and his doctors are hopeful that he will make a complete recovery. Craft said his doctors have told him that bladder cancer is […]

Salome’s Stars

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Single Lambs looking for romance could find Cupid especially accommodating this week. Paired partners also find their relationships benefiting from the chubby cherub’s attention. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Keep your keen Bull’s eye focused on your target, and shake off any attempt to turn your attention elsewhere. You should get some news […]

Cartoons

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

SCRAMBLERS

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

King Crossword

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

HOCUS-FOCUS

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

Wishing Well

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

Beshear calls out signers of impeachment petition

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

Kentucky’s governor on Tuesday linked signers of a petition seeking his ouster to a rally where he was hanged in effigy and to a video declaring God would strike him down for his COVID-19 restrictions on churches. Ratcheting up his response, Gov. Andy Beshear called out two petition signers a day after the GOP-led House formed a committee to review […]

Funeral held for wreck victim, 55

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

Funeral services were held Saturday for Georgia Ann Adams, 55, of Isom, who was killed January 5 when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was struck head-on on KY 15 in Knott County. Adams died at the scene of the accident near Carr Creek Lake. The driver of the vehicle, 64-year-old Sandra Hammock of Whitesburg, was sent to […]

First baby here in 2021

By Mountain Eagle Staff | January 13, 2021

The first newborn baby of 2021 at the Whitesburg ARH hospital is Blossom Caroline Holcomb. She is the daughter of Mackenzie Neace and Johnny Holcomb of Cumberland.