Classic Comfort

A h, comfort food. Simple, hearty dishes full of flavor and good memories. There’s nothing quite like sitting down to one of these family favorites after a long day. Somehow, it just makes everything seem better. These recipes take some classic comfort foods and make them a little easier to prepare — which means you get to enjoy them even […]


Georgia Rose dies in Virginia

Georgia Rose, 92, of Abingdon, Va., died August 29 at the home of her daughter after a long illness. Born in Jackhorn to the late Samp and Minerva Hall, she was the widow of Sherman Rose. Surviving are three sons, Roy L. Rose and wife Kay, James Rose, and Robert Rose and wife Carol; a daughter, Georgia Geneva DeMyers and […]

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There will be no Jeremiah news this week due to the death of our sweet little Keith Pridemore. Pray for our family.

Nurse aide class set

The Letcher County Area Technology Center is taking applications for a 75-hour nurse aide training class. The class will begin Monday, September 9, and will meet each Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuition of $200 must be paid at the time of registration, cash or money order only. The book will cost $70 and must be […]

Linda and Dennie Hall mark 52nd anniversary

Hello everyone. Hope you are having a good day. The weather is just perfect now, but I think I feel fall coming at times. Dorthy Tacket is so good to send me news. Her sister Linda ( Pennington) Hall called to tell me her niece Linda Jo ( Pennington) Greene, who lives in Texas, loves The Mountain Eagle. She grew […]

Yard sale set

A yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Sept. 1 and 2, at the home of Doris Adams at Frog Pond, Blackey. Items will include good clothing, some household items and odds and ends. Proceeds will go to Jason Adams, who is a cancer patient. For more information, call 632-3777 or 634-2530.

County buys new loader

A grant from the Kentucky Division of Waste Management will be used to purchase a Case SR220 Skid Steer Loader for county use. The Letcher County Fiscal Court voted to buy the small loader during a special meeting held earlier this week for the purposes of opening bids on the loader, adding a number of county roads to the state […]

East KY Tyme to play at Hemphill

East KY Tyme, a country/ bluegrass band, will play Friday, Sept. 4 at Hemphill Community Center from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. They will also play Saturday, Sept. 5, beginning at 2 p. m. at the Coal Miners Memorial at the Hemphill Center. Also playing at the dedication will be Bluegrass Circle, Dawson Creek and […]