Families and Friends

Highlights of F.N.H.S.


FLEMING-NEON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM — First Row: 32-Albrow Hall, 74-Larry Goins, 30-Jimmy King, 23-Landis Bentley, 88-Layton Johnson, 14-David Wright, 12-Billy Fleming, 53-Bryan Bentley, 72-Wayne Austin. Second Row: 20-Jerry Bentley, 3-Stephen Bentley, 40-Tim Holbrook, 71-Wayne Tackett, 61-Roy Kiser, 82-David Mullins, 80-Stacy Tubbs, 70-Jeff Webb, 87-Todd Richardson, 77-Gene Hall. Third Row: 10-Billy Noble, 8-William Cook, 45-Erick Wright, 65-Avery Bowman, 76-Jay Wright, […]

Jenkins High School 2015 Class

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Times have surely changed


I have typed and retyped parts of this column so many times this week and have decided to just delete all my negative comments about what is happening right now in our country. So, I am going to try to just stay positive for awhile here this evening and get this column ready. I usually don’t watch the news, but […]

Loss of friend leads to tears


Hello everyone, I hope all are staying healthy. It was a surprise to see the snow this week. This year has started off on a sad note. On January 4, a dear friend passed away. She and her husband were best friends to Mike and me. Receiving this phone call was the saddest way to start the year and that’s […]

Looking to replace ‘93 Wrangler for reliability

Car Talk

Dear Car Talk: I am a proud owner of a 1993 Jeep Wrangler that I grew up with. It has 250,000 miles on it, and I love it to death. It fits in the tiny parking postage stamps in the city near me, it has enough clearance and four-wheel drive for the snowy winters and steep roads here, and best […]

Christmas tree will stay up for a while

Southern Ohio

Hello everyone! Turn your television off, shut your phone off, grab your favorite beverage, make yourself comfortable and let’s chat a spell. How is everything in your little corner of the world? 2020 may be gone, I think it has left its shadow, as 2021 sure hasn’t gotten off to a very good start. Have you taken your Christmas tree […]

COVID-19 exposure causes temporary close of bakery


Check out our websites: www.blacksheepbrickoven.org and www.hemphillcenter.org and our Facebook pages please. Sadly, we have staff who, through no fault of our own, have been exposed to COVID 19. Therefore, we will shut down operations until Jan. 28 to allow for quarantine and deep cleaning. We feel we must put this out there so no one gets sick because of […]

Guidelines encourage healthy eating

If the New Year has you inspired to change your eating habits, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services recently released the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help you work toward a healthier lifestyle. These guidelines are revised every five years and serve as a guide for policymakers. They also serve as a tool for public […]

First baby here in 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. You are unauthorized to view this page.

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907

THURSDAY JANUARY 8, 1931 Jenkins citizen E.E. Hollyfield and the town’s police chief, S.H. Privett, and Jenkins Police Officer Sam Yonts are being called heroes after they stopped thieves armed with a sawed-off shotgun from breaking into the Burdine Store. On Wednesday night, two men who gave their names as Burton Laughter and Hal Hamblin were caught by Officer Yonts […]

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