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— Kierra Bates is the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Student of the Month at the Whitesburg Campus. She plans to pursue a degree in nursing.

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

THURSDAY MARCH 13, 1930 More than 30 men from Letcher County were sentenced to prison terms ranging from one to two years last week in federal court in Jackson. The 30 were among 200 men sentenced by Judge Cochran last week, all on charges of violating prohibition laws. . Under the headline “Two Great Men Die,” The Mountain Eagle reports […]

Moments and Memories of WHS


1964 Twenty Whitesburg High School students are in Central Kentucky this weekend taking part in a folk-dance festival and the Kentucky Youth Assembly. Freddy Bowen is a candidate for lieutenant governor of the Youth Assembly, which is meeting in Frankfort and Louisville. Others from the school who are attending the sessions are Andrea Collins, Russell Hall and Randy Fields of […]

My military career, Eagle stories are now on display


At Vaca Valley Living, where I now live, I met a lady and after we got talking I found I was with her dad years ago in the military. I was into old cars and we would show them off on weekends. Her dad liked my car and would hang out with me at these meets. We have become good […]

Sue Wagner doing well after receiving liver transplant

Southern Ohio

Hello everyone! How’s everything in your little corner of the world? As I start complaining about the weather, the sensible part of my brain kicks in reminding me that the Ohio Valley area really hasn’t been so bad this winter. Wednesday evening, Vicki Power, Daphne Korner, and I had plans to go to Madison, Ind. to a preview of the […]


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