Coming events

This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances. ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN In Whitesburg BILLY JOE ROYAL; Sat., July 4 in Whitesburg for the “Whitesburg […]

Tea party set

Tea Party II will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 3, at Jenkins City Park. The event will include music and kids’ activities, and the keynote speaker will be Don Pinson with KentuckyFamily.org. For more information, visit www.jenkins.reteaparty.com.

Climate bill may spur energy revolution

WASHINGTON Congress has taken its first step toward an energy revolution in the U.S., with the prospect of profound change for every household, business, industry and farm in the decades ahead. It was late last Friday when the House passed legislation that would, for the first time, require limits on pollution blamed for global warming — mainly carbon dioxide from […]

The freedom to apply online

Every American knows that July 4 is Independence Day — a day for celebrating our nation’s independence and the freedoms enjoyed by all Americans. So on July 4, and throughout the year, it makes sense that independent minded Americans tend to be do-it-yourselfers. We revel in the freedom to make our own choices and to do things on our own […]


SCHOLARSHIP — Brittany Frazier is a recipient of a $3,000 Sam Walton Community Scholarship, funded by the Wal-Mart Foundation. She was the salutatorian of the 2009 senior class at Letcher County Central High School, earned a Commonwealth Diploma, and was named Ms. Letcher County Central High School by the staff. While at LCCHS, she was a member of the dance […]

Summer has not been dull at ECCO


Greetings from Eolia and the Eolia Christian Community Outreach. “And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.” Getting the cold or flu bug is no fun any time of the year, but I think the summer is the worst time ever for that […]

‘Fight Night Round 4’ by a knockout

Game review

A boxing game looking to draw players the into the ring needs to make sure they feel in complete control of the fighter’s movements while providing graphics that live up to our ever increasing high-def expectations. EA Sports scores on both with “Fight Night Round 4” ($59.99, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3), the new undisputed champion of the genre. Whether […]