Kaiden Barker celebrated his third birthday on July 4. His brother, Byron Barker, turned 13 years old on July 24. They are the sons of Michael Barker and Vada Rogers.

Hannah Ison enjoys playing with kittens


During the July 4 holiday, Dorse and Gwen Fields had all of their kids in visiting. They had a good time playing corn hole and catching up with each other. Their granddaughter, Mallory, recently graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and their other granddaughter, Michelle, will be attending Marion University in Indiana on a tennis scholarship. She was spending two weeks […]


Aaron Walker Blair was born July 9 to Aaron and Becky Blair of Jeremiah. His grandparents are Mary Jane and Tom Back of Jeremiah, and Sue and Hank Blair of Letcher. His great-grandparents are the late Edwin “Edd” Back and Mattie Lou Back of Jeremiah, Nancy Jane Deaton of Lexington, Tommy Tindle of Blackey, the late Bruce and Bonnie Blair […]


Troy Stidham of Pound, Va., and Peggy Fleming of Wise, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Milessa Stidham, to Brandon Brock of Eolia, son of Curtis and Denia Brock of Eolia. A November wedding is planned.


Terah Milam of Jenkins and Christopher Taylor were married July 26 at 4-Star Village Catering in Redfox.

Jimmy Holland should be Eolia’s citizen of the month


Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned to be content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am. Philippians 4:11 AMP We’re having one downpour of rain after another. It’ll […]

Red Hats visit Bardstown sights


The Letcher County Red Hat Mountain Momma’s left Whitesburg last Friday morning about 8 a.m., picked me up at Isom and continued on to Campton to Diana’s Gifts for photo shoot and an interview by a reporter for the Irvine paper. We shopped and enjoyed visiting with Diana and staff. It’s such a nice place to shop. Our next stop […]

Jenkins registration, open house planned

Pre-registration for all new students at Jenkins Middle High School will be held from 1 to 6 p.m., August 6. An open house for JMHS students will be held also be held on Augut 6 from 3 to 6 p.m.


Brandon and Stephanie Stidham of Dry Fork, celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary on August 5. They are pictured with their two children, Caleb, 7, and Chloe, 5.

Reunions • Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue. FLEMING — The Fleming family reunion will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 9, at Perkin Park Shelter House in […]