Pageant applications

Applications for entrants in the Miss Teen Mountain Heritage pageant, ages 13-17, and the Miss Mountain Heritage pageant, ages 18-21, are now available at the Bank of Whitesburg and Community Trust Bank. Deadline for submission of applications is Sept. 4. For more information, call Phyllis Barker at 633-7943.

There’s nothing like gathering fresh vegetables


Hello, everyone, hope you are all doing well. I hope most of you have your gardens all harvested and eaten or frozen or canned. It’s been a good season for most of the areas, some not so good. There’s nothing like going to your garden and gathering all those fresh vegetables. I think more of the people planted gardens this […]


Mr. and Mrs. Randall Sexton were married May 31 at Gatlinburg, Tenn. Pictured with them is their daughter, Rachel.


Among the community members attending the Easter egg hunt at Big Cowan in 1988 were James Fields, John Conn, Gerrard Collins, and Gerrard Collins II. Whitesburg correspondent Oma Hatton says she doesn’t know the names of the little girls in the photo.

Reunions • 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. F-NHS CLASS OF ’78 — The Fleming-Neon High School Class of 1978 will hold a 30-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m., […]


Allyson MaKae Baker turned 11 years old August 21. She is pictured with her first deer, killed during Youth Hunt. She is the daughter of Susan Baker of Dry Fork and the late Michail D. Baker. Her grandparents are Trubie and Dora Cornett, and Micheal and Lula Baker. She is the great-granddaughter of Flora Amburgey of Dry Fork.

Susie Raglin is recuperating from surgery at home


We were glad to hear that Susie Raglin is back home and doing pretty well. She came through her heart surgery and is recovering very well, with the help of her sons and daughter-inlaw. Her brothers and sisters have all been checking on her. Craig Adams hasn’t been feeling well and his family and friends have been staying and helping […]


Randy and Marilyn Branham of Ermine, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Cook, to Joseph “Opie” Sturgill. He is the son of Rodney Sturgill of Eolia, and Angie Sturgill of Whitesburg. The wedding will be held at King’s Chapel Church in Whitco at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 29. A reception will follow. The custom of an open […]

Dixon returns from Afghanistan


Happy birthday to my niece, Jessica Dixon. It’s on August 23. My nephew, Gary Fugate’s, birthday is on August 29 and my other niece, Shanna Adams’s, is on September 4. Gary had to have a CAT scan on his lungs recently because an earlier x-ray had shown a spot, but thankfully it turned out to be just a spot on […]


Kayla Jade Potter recently celebrated her first birthday with a Sesame Street party at her home with family and friends. She is the daughter of Jonathan and Andrea Potter of Isom. Her grandparents are Jim and Teresa Adams of Isom, Hargis Potter of McRoberts, and Norma Collier of Eolia. She is the greatgranddaughter of Eugene and Audrey Miller and Viola […]