2012-11-28

Services held for William Duke



William G. Duke, 70, of Staffordsville, died November 19 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born in Floyd County to the late John W. and Bonnie Back Duke, he was preceded in death by three brothers. Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Rebecca Duke; a son, Wesley W. Duke, Lexington; four brothers, John Duke of Xenia, Oh., Joe Duke […]

Services held for Thelma Sanders



Thelma Bernice Sanders of Wise, Va., formerly of McRoberts, died Nov. 12. She had been a resident of Heritage Hall Nursing Home at Wise, Va., for the past two years. Born at Glamorgan, Va., she was a daughter of the late Amos and Cassie Sanders. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Howard, John, Reuben, Roy, Edward and Farrell, […]

Ribbons to benefit Relay for Life



Employees of Whitaker Bank are holding a Christmas fund-raiser for the 2013 Relay for Life, “Color our Trees with Ribbons”. For a donation of $2 or greater, a ribbon ornament will be hung in honor or memory of a loved one that has been affected by cancer. For more information, contact Marie Amburgey at (606) 633-8200 or Kelly Tackett at […]

Noel Gallagher, Snow Patrol both shine in their first Kentucky shows



It has been more than three years since the iconic 90’s British rock band Oasis announced their split after founding member Noel Gallagher, brother to lead singer Liam Gallagher, left the group. Fast-forward to 2011 when Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds released their self-titled debut album. The album was well received by critics here and abroad and showed the guitarist […]

Larry Hagman’s J.R. Ewing was TV villain for all ages





One reason “Dallas” became a cultural phenomenon like none other is that Larry Hagman never took its magnitude for granted. During an interview last June, he spoke of returning to Dallas and the reallife Southfork Ranch some months earlier to resume his role of J.R. Ewing for the TNT network’s revival of the series. There at Southfork, now a major […]

Computer classes for seniors



A basic computer class for those age 50 or older will be offered by Hazard Community and Technical College. Classes will be Nov. 27, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 11, Dec. 13, and Dec. 18. Dr. Jennifer Lindon will teach the class from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 109 of the Devert Owens Building on the Technical Campus. The […]

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Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday. 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: mtneagle@bellsouth.net I have a compliment and a complaint all at the same time. The staff at a certain grocery is so courteous. The carryout boys are […]

Bluegrass Circle to play at Norton



Bluegrass Circle will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1½ mile west of Norton. Admission for adults is $5, and $1 for children 2 through 11 years old. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.

Where did Marshall Tucker get name?



1. Where did the Marshall Tucker band get its name? 2. Name the group originally known as The D-Men. What was their most popular song? 3. Which group had a hit with “Take a Chance on Me,” and when? 4. What was the title of the first album by Bob Marley and the Wailers outside Jamaica? 5. Name the song […]

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