Monroeville will play at Clintwood

Monroeville featuring Daniel Salyers, a bluegrass band, will perform at the Jettie Baker Center in Clintwood, Va., at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27. For ticket information, call (276) 926- 8694.



Mining class being off ered

Hazard Community and Technical College will off er a surface and underground mining class beginning Monday, Nov. 1 on the Technical Campus on the second floor of the Industrial Ed Building. The class will meet Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. The surface class is a 24- hour training and the underground is the mandatory 40 hours. […]

Dogs tree bear at Eolia

Grandson of EKU boss dies Sunday in shooting

RICHMOND, Ky. The grandson of Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock has died in a shooting that appears accidental. Fayette County Chief Deputy Coroner Miles White says 14-year-old Bobby Whitlock died Sunday at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison told the Lexington Herald-Leader he wasn’t familiar with specifics of the death but that the shooting […]

What should happen in Nevada

Harry Reid should win. I’m not talking about whether he deserves to win, although I think he does. He did exactly what the majority leader is supposed to do: deliver for his president. He did it with little help from the other side, with a president on a downhill slide in the polls, with unemployment in his own state of […]


Big Cowan

Hello everyone. I hope all had a good week. I wanted to say hello to Creda Isaacs and Oma Hatton. They are also correspondents of The Mountain Eagle and seem to be real nice ladies. I met Bobby Howard the other day when he was campaigning. He is real nice also. I still don’t know a lot of people yet […]

Halloween treats

The Letcher Manor Nursing Home staff and residents will hand out Halloween treats on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the front lobby.

Ovenfork seniors working on pretty Log Cabin quilt

A big hello from the seniors at Ovenfork Center. God has sure been busy coloring in His coloring book this week. The leaves are beautiful. Have you taken time to look? It won’t be long until the snow flies, so enjoy this. Ruby Adams has put a pretty Log Cabin quilt on the frame. It will feel good when the […]