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Merry Christmas, everyone! Soon Santa will be here although Santa is going to by pass my house this year! It’s not that I have been a bad person, just Santa is too broke to get gifts and doesn’t want any. All I really want is for my family to get their lives together and have good health, I also wish […]

Lee Roy Combs to celebrate Christmas birthday


Happy anniversary to Greg and Della Caudill of Carcassonne. It was on Dec. 22 and they have been married 24 years. Happy birthday to my husband, Lee Roy. It’s on Dec. 25. Bruce and Rita Gilley went to Lexington and came back the next evening because Bruce had a doctor’s appointment for his back. The doctors said he had pulled […]

Geraldine Cornett dies in Washington

Geraldine Cornett died October 7 in Spokane, Wash. She was 92 years old. Born at Linefork, she was a daughter of the late James E. and Judy Stamper Holcomb. She was the mother of the late Joyce Hopkins and John Kieth. Mrs. Cornett was a member of Mirabeau Chapel and was retired from Hughes Aircraft in California. After her retirement […]

Boxes, paper, trees can be recycled here

The Letcher County Recycling Center is encouraging county residents to recycle paper and boxes used to wrap Christmas presents. David “Tiny” Caudill, who works at the recycling center, said the center has already received a lot of gift wrap this week which he guessed was from early holiday parties. Caudill said gift boxes and wadded up Christmas paper can be […]


RECAPS - 12/22-12/26

RECAPS – 12/22-12/26 By ALLISON J. WALDERMAN ALL MY CHILDREN — Ryan and Greenlee connected while giving Emma a merry Christmas. Ryan and Greenlee made love, but he was then told that Annie escaped from Oak Haven. Aiden realized that Annie was delusional, thinking she’s Emma. Zach visited Kendall and her spirit rose to watch over him and their family. JR […]

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E-m@il address In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mteagle@tgtel.com To the person who responded to my request for gingerbread biscuits: Thank you so very much for taking the time to find this recipe for me. I tried the recipe and it tastes […]

Blood drive set

A blood drive will be held from noon to 7 p.m., Dec. 30, at Whitesburg Plaza. The drive is sponsored by Whitesburg Wal- Mart and the Central Kentucky Blood Center. Each donor will receive a $10 gas card. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good general health. For more information, […]

Free help to students filing for financial aid

College Goal Sunday, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 25, at 20 sites across the state, including Hazard Community and Technical College, grill of First Federal Center, 1 Community College Drive, Hazard. The program begins at 2 p.m., and most sites close at 4 p.m. Each site […]

Services are set for Inavae Fields

Inavae Fields, 75, died December 22 at her home on Cowan. A daughter of the late Chester and Izetta Adams Fields, she was the widow of Dan Fields. Surviving are a daughter, Wanda Stamper and husband Mark of Little Dry Fork; a son, Danny Fields and wife Teresa of Cowan; a brother, Parnell Fields of Roxana; two sisters, Martha Fields […]

Fleming-Neon students invade Mars

Students at Fleming-Neon Elementary School attended the “Mars Invasion 2030 — From Coal Camp to Space Camp” at Hazard Challenger Learning Center on Dec. 2. Linda Cantrell, Christine Parrott and Jim McAuley led the expedition of 24 fourth graders to Mars. The program shows how science, math and technology are connected in both space science and coal mining, and how […]