2014-12-03

Cats vs. Cards proves it’s best late




Iron Bowl . . . Egg Bowl . . . never mind. Football in Kentucky over the weekend was prime. Perception being reality, was second to none. The weekend was full of nobathroom break suspense, drama to the wire and yes, agony of defeat, too. Friday and Saturday were all that. Friday night in Goshen in Oldham County: Owensboro High’s […]

Salome’s Stars



ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Make your holiday preparations one step at a time in order to avoid being overwhelmed and leaving things undone. That confusing family situation continues to work itself out. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Ease this year’s holiday money pressures by letting your thrifty side guide you as you look for those perfect gifts […]

Services held for Ralph Sparks



Ralph Sparks, 72, of Nashville, Tenn., died November 9. A son of the late Ivan and Cora Sparks, he was born in Whitesburg and was a brother of the late Ruby Sparks Sexton, Violet Sparks Gorecki, Lowell Sparks, Robert Sparks, George Sparks and Delmer Sparks. He was a handyman, a lawnmower repairman, a gourmet cook and an avid Kentucky Wildcats […]

Santa Claus in Prestonsburg



Santa Claus will be at Benchmark Family Services at 91 Oak Ridge Court in Prestonsburg, next to Dance Etc., on Thursday, Dec. 11. His visit will be from 4 to 7 p.m. All children are invited to meet Santa.

Study: Too many infants still sleep with blankets, pillows





Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That’s according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed. The Study Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and federal Centers for Disease […]

Highlights of Fleming-Neon Hi



Note: In my last column dated November 26, the names of those seniors pictured were left out by mistake. The names are Picture 1, Jerry Bentley; Picture 2, Hope Blackburn; Picture 3, Harlan Seals; Picture 4, Roland White; Picture 5, Regina Wilder; Picture 6, Sheila Banks; Picture 7, Tommy Lewis; Picture 8, Cynthia Cook; Picture 9, Lesley Gray; Picture 10, […]

Lady Cavaliers win opener



CAVALIER CRUSH – Jenkins defenders Taylor Johnson, Lexi Stambaugh and Whitney Creech converged on Pikeville’s Alexxa Gearheart during the Lady Cavaliers’ 76-71 opening night win on the road Monday night. (Photo by Chris Anderson)

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS DEC. 1 - 5

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Hope makes an emotional confession to Eric about how difficult it was for her to be in Amsterdam with Liam and Ivy. Under the ruse of brotherly bonding, Wyatt pays a visit to Liam to pry him for information about how it went with Ivy during the remainder of their trip. When Quinn learns […]

Speak Your Piece

Tell us what’s on your mind. No need to give your name.

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 Many times I have had friends from out of town ask me, where can I get some of that good ol’ Kentucky mountain moonshine? I […]

Scotia dinner set for Dec. 7



The annual dinner of the Scotia Employees Association will take place from 1 to 4 p. m., Dec. 7, at the Mountain Shrine Club in Whitesburg. At 3 p.m, Dec. 14, a regular union meeting with nominations of officers and voting on a contract proposal will be held. For more information, call Eddie Bentley at 634-8867.