2016-12-07

Moments and Memories of WHS



1974 Band members visit Morehead On Feb. 14-17, Joyce Sturgill and Sheryl Garrett participated in the Morehead Band Clinic. Mr. Lester took both girls to Morehead Thursday and they were required to audition in front of judges in order to be placed in one of the seven clinic bands. The bands had rehearsal during the day on Friday and Saturday […]

Speak Your Piece



Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday. E-m@il address 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 What is wrong with us? What have we become? I would like to think that the people who call or write in to […]

Amber Jackson buried at Cowan



Amber Trent Jackson, 29, of Cowan, died November 27 at Pikeville Medical Center. She was a daughter of Ronald Hampton of Green Bay, Wisc., and Tammy Trent of Cowan. Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Brad Jackson; a son, Colton Jackson of Whitco; two brothers, William Hampton and wife Morgan of Cowan and Caleb Hall and wife […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

It’s always fun to fish in Georgia

I recently got to go down south to Georgia and spend Thanksgiving with family, and they happen to live on a very nice lake that has great fishing. Where it is so far south, the air and water temperatures are much warmer than what we have around here. We were out all day fishing in a t-shirt. I have fished […]

First visit to Carcassonne remembered



Merry Christmas! Yesterday Vicki Power and I brazened the shopping horror to go to Western Hills Shopping Center to check on something. The crowd wasn’t bad, but of course what I was especially looking for they were out of. On the way into the mall there was a woman standing with a sign. I only caught part of the words […]

Jenkins council sworn in



Letcher Circuit Judge Jimmy Craft conducted a swearing-in ceremony for the six members of the Jenkins City Council at their December meeting. All six were re-elected to their office in November, and no new members were added. Toni Jenkins, Garnett Bentley, Rick Damron, Mike Dingus, Chuck Lewis, and Rebecca Amburgey all swore to uphold the Kentucky Constitution, and swore that […]

Long, slow braise makes tough meat awesome




How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it! Braising is a wonderful and basic cooking technique that uses a slow, wet heat in a covered pot. It’s great for cuts such as chuck, flank, brisket, rump and round. In fact, cooked properly, these cuts can be more delicious than […]