To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, KY 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue. . SEALS/SEXTON —The 31st annual Seals and Sexton reunion, descendants of the late James Seals Sr. and first wife Mary Polly […]

Mrs. Addington dies

Memorial services for Betty June Addington, 74, of Pleasureville, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on August 10 at the Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church. Born in Whitesburg to the late William “Bill” and Opal Polly Hall, she died August 3. She was the mother of the late Regina Kay Addington, and a sister of the late Claud […]


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Bible trivia


1. Is the book of Abram in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. According to Acts 25, what title belonged to Agrippa? King, Queen, Saint, Apostle 3. Who asked God, “Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh”? Moses, Eve, Samuel, Abraham 4. From Acts 13, who was called, “A man after mine own heart”? Gideon, David, […]

Ceremony marks start of new ‘Sensory Park’

Children in Letcher County who are affected by sensory disorders like autism will now have their own specially designed place to play in Whitesburg. Last Friday marked the groundbreaking ceremony of the Whitesburg City Sensory Park Playground, which is located beside the Whitesburg Swimming Pool. The park is specially designed for children with sensory processing disorder and other sensory disabilities. […]


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Green snakes are seen again

When was the last time you all saw a green snake? It had been almost 30 years since I had seen one and then Mom and I saw one last year in her gladiolas right beside her sidewalk. We watched it for a long time and took a few pictures of it. Whitesburg Well, lo and behold, last week my […]

NASCAR boss is charged

SAG HARBOR, N.Y. NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced this week he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his arrest in the Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was seen blowing through a stop sign in Sag Harbor on Sunday and later had a blood-alcohol content that was more than […]


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County receives grant to preserve local records

State Librarian and Kentucky Department for Libraries (KDLA) Commissioner Terry Manuel announced that Letcher County Clerk Winston Meade has received a grant of $12,100 from the KDLA to preserve and manage local government records. “These funds will allow local agencies to preserve, manage and provide access to records in a way that benefits both the agency and the public,” Manuel […]