2017-02-08

Cavaliers win two



Jenkins students honored



Several students have been named to Jenkins High School’s honor roll for the school’s most recent nineweek period. They are: Ninth grade 4.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) — Jacob Bentley. 3.00-3.99 GPA — Trinity Beauparlant, Jadon Breeding, Katelynn Breeding, Matthew Collier, Nicole Cook, Destiny Heiston, Chelsea Kelly, Sierra Mullins, Anthony Newman, Gabriel Polly, Payton Rose, Jason Sandin, Kayla Trotter, and […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of February 13 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You don’t like rejection. But instead of trying to “ram” your ideas through to an unreceptive audience, stand back and wait for a more favorable environment later this month. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Job commitments call for the tidy Taurean to charge into those […]

Struttin’ Time:

There’s no quitting for Hoss Collins

I love it when stories come to me about our people — the people of eastern Kentucky. I am especially thrilled to write about people I have been a friend with for a lifetime. This is such a story. For the next few weeks, Struttin’ Time will explore the world of a young Letcher County man from Thornton, Will (Hoss) […]

47 named to JMS honor roll



Jenkins Middle School has named 47 students to its Honor Roll for the second nine-week term of school. They are: Sixth grade 4.0 Grade Point Average — Lynsey Anderson, Kadence Branham, Madison Canter, Delaney Johnson, and Bryce Powers. 3.0–3.99 GPA — Lauren Bailey, Jae-leigh Bates, Rileigh Damron, Serenitee Doderer, Charlee Hale, Keira Isaac, Jacob Kelly, Katelin Mullins, Kayleigh Mullins, Jerricha […]

2017-02-08 E-Edition

Sponsorship woes at SHR



The beginning of February should find every organization that competes in the Monster Energy Cup Series finalizing preparations for the season opening Daytona 500 later this month. Those preparations shouldn’t have to include an ongoing search for sponsorship, but unfortunately for some teams they still have some races where the hood of their car needs a sponsor’s logo. Stewart-Haas Racing […]

To perform



Benny Jones Band will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, February 11. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.

Gabby’s fishing fever

Keeping the odds in your favor

As you might expect, weather this time of year is a big factor on fish and fishing. The temperature might reach 60 degrees one day, then switch to snow and 30 degrees the next, and then be about 50 degrees the next. This season of unstable weather causes some fish, like crappie and bass, to relocate and become inactive at […]

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 If anyone wants to get by with murder they should just come to Letcher County, where they’ll be set free. You don’t have […]