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Returning to Maine for black bear

I am almost there already, at least in my mind. It is time for our Maine black bear hunt again with Gary Harper, a name you may remember from our spring turkey hunts to Nebraska and Kansas — the trips that earned him the nickname of “Doomsday.” Last year we moved our hunt in Maine to the middle of the […]

Rites held for Lee Banks Jr.

Funeral services for Lee Banks Jr., 77, were held September 4 at Whitco Pentecostal Church. Burial was in the Banks Cemetery at Ulvah. A son of the late Lee Banks Sr. and Jessie Walters Banks, he died September 1 at his home at Jeremiah. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Delma, and a nephew, Gary Brian Miniard. […]


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Moments and Memories of WHS

1990 Jacket Journal debuts With the beginning of the 1989-90 school year, WHS students will notice a change in many things including: new principal; new classes, the first golf team; and two new teachers. With all those changes, you may think there is not room for even one more. However, we, the newspaper staff, have just that in mind. In […]

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 you keep going to Fishpond Lake and taking X-rated pictures of people you are going to wind up in prison someplace. You […]


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Driving more won’t extend truck’s life

Dear Car Talk: While browsing cartalk.com recently (I had nothing better to do … I was at work), I came across a user’s comment that a vehicle that is driven less than 10 miles per outing is more likely to develop engine problems. I hate to sound like “the little old lady who only drives to church on Sunday,” but […]

Rites held for Van Goodman

Van Goodman, 62, of Cromona, died September 1 at Pikeville Medical Center. Born in Neon, he was a son of the late James Thomas and Geneva Young Goodman, and a brother of the late William Goodman, Harold Goodman, Earl Ray Goodman and Dennis O’Neil Goodman. Surviving are his wife, Rita Smallwood Goodman; three sons, Jeremy Goodman of Paducah, Tim Arnold […]


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Services held for Alma Miller

Funeral services for Alma Faye Miller, 68, were held September 8 in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Bentley Cemetery at Payne Gap. Born at Burdine, she was a daughter of the late James and Bonnie Castle Woods. She died September 4 at her home in Aberdeen, Md. Mrs. Miller enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Surviving are her […]