The art of saving seeds

Saving seeds is not something I’ve seen very many people younger than me, other than my brothers and Laramie Adams on Blair Branch, do in a long time. I’ve recently been posting Facebook photos of at least four heirloom beans I grew this year, and no fewer than a dozen people have asked where I got the seeds. I tell […]

Celebration marks addiction recovery

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event at www.facebook.com/ pages/ Hemphill- Community-Center. We had a great time as we came together for Friday Nite Pickin’ last Friday evening. Will Caudill and Rt. 7 did an awesome job picking and singing for us. Some of the best folks we know showed up to lend their […]

New cars crammed with distracting technology

WASHINGTON The infotainment technology that automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles is making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time, an AAA study says. The study released Thursday is the latest by University of Utah professor David Strayer, who has been examining the impact of infotainment […]

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 Thursday, October 13, 1927 A Syrian peddler well known in the Blackey area was found murdered near Hazard last Thursday night. The body of S.A. Solomon, 48, was found on the Lick Branch Road. He had been shot once in the leg with a shotgun, severing an artery. Revenge […]

Betty J. Vannoy succumbs at 81

Funeral services for Betty J. Vannoy, 81, of Fairland, Ind., were held September 25 in Shelbyville, Ind. Burial was in the Fairland Cemetery. Born in Whitesburg, she was a daughter of the late Archie Wendell and Cordelia Watts Amburgey. She died September 20 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary […]

2017-10-11 E-Edition

Nows Here’s a Tip

• Use glow-in-the-dark paint to light a path in your yard. Simply paint a series of rock markers, and when the sun goes down, your path will be lit up. • Ingenious way to hide a back-up key: Hot glue a decorative or distinctive stone to the top of a clean pill bottle. Insert key and close top. Simply bury […]



THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Knowing the trepidations that Steffy had about his trip to San Francisco, Liam made it clear to Sally that their venture is strictly business. Nicole surprised the Forrester family with a quick visit to Los Angeles and described for them her and Zende’s new life in Paris. Just when Quinn was in the most […]

Service in Jenkins Saturday for Milam

Staff Sergeant Abigail “Abby” Milam, 32, will be honored Wednesday as she is brought home for burial services. SSG Milam was on a training mission onboard a military Black Hawk helicopter which crashed off the coast of Hawaii on August 15. Her funeral procession will pass through Whitesburg today (Wednesday) at approximately 4:10 p.m. and through Jenkins at approximately 4:20 […]