2018-02-07

Services held for Karleigh Bates



Karleigh Michelle Bates, 2, of Haymond, died January 24. A daughter of Anthony and Courtney Bates of Haymond, she was a niece of the late Bridget Mullins. Surviving in addition to her parents are two brothers, Hayden Fulton of Millstone, and Blake Bates of Sergent; a sister, Mia Bates of Sergent; grandparents, Nettie Bentley of Rutledge, Tenn., Jeffery Reach of […]

Ex-UK great says players should stay



It’s not going to happen, but John Calipari’s players should pay attention to some advice from former Wildcat Patrick Patterson about the 2018 draft. Patterson was on UK’s 2010 team that lost in the Elite Eight. He’s now in his eighth year in the NBA and after the Cats lost at Missouri Saturday he posted this on Twitter: “I would […]

The Way We Were



Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 Thursday, February 9, 1928 A Blackey outlaw who escaped from the Letcher County Jail during the confusion caused when a lynch mob forcibly removed a black man from a cell and later murdered him in Virginia has been captured and sentenced to three years in the state penitentiary. Clarence […]

Points East: About ‘geese’ and ‘heebie-jeebies’



Speaking of geese, of which we were speaking here recently, one astute reader, Jay Bertram, has informed me that there is no such thing as Canadian geese. They are technically called Canada geese. Since most of the Canada geese we see here are locally born, I suppose we should call them Kentuckian geese if we insist on using an “ian” […]

Salome’s Stars



Your 7-day horoscope for week of January 1 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) It could be risky to push for a project you believe in but others are wary of. Never mind. If you trust your facts, follow your courageous Aries heart and go with it. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your enthusiasm sparks renewed interest in a […]

Now Here’s a Tip



• What’s on sale in February? Get great deals on electronics — including computers — and mattresses, carpet/tile/laminates and other flooring, used cars, catalog closeouts and exercise equipment. Also, look for gift add-ons with perfume purchases and after-holiday deals on candy and red items (think ahead for Fourth of July and Christmas tableware!) • “We recently got a cute pot […]

Club gives UK tickets



The Neon Lions Club gave away two sets of tickets the University of Kentucky- University of Tennessee football game held last night. The winners of the fundraising giveaway were Rick Bevins and Dean Thompson, both of Neon. They received two tickets each. The tickets were donated to the club by P.M. Hogg.

2018-02-07 E-Edition