Former Jenkins city official James Terry Braddock dies

Funeral services for James Terry Richard Braddock, 69, of Jenkins, will be held at noon on October 25 at Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial will be in the Braddock family cemetery in Jenkins. A son of the late James and Iona Orender Braddock, he was born at Payne Gap. He died October 21 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional […]

Now Here’s a Tip

• Keep your cute collared shirt separate from your pullover sweater by adding a third layer in between. A tighter-fitting tank keeps the shirt in place and not bunching up, allowing the sweater to move freely. • “Use a black permanent marker (like a Sharpie) to fix a small bleach spot on a black cotton top. As long as you […]

Elle King is a rocker of the old-school type

NASHVILLE, Tenn. A few weeks ago, Elle King was in a rehearsal hall in Nashville, Tennessee, going over guitar licks from a new song with her band mates who were all wearing matching jackets that read “Brethren” on the back. The musicians were trying to get a handle on the new material from King’s upcoming album. “It’s impossible for any […]


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Funeral held Tuesday for drowning victim, 60, who drove into a pond

Funeral services were held Tuesday for a Letcher County man found dead in a neighbor’s pond after an apparent car accident Friday. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call at 1:40 p.m. from a man reporting that he had discovered his neighbor in the pond on Cornett Branch Road at Linefork. A preliminary investigation indicated that Darrell […]


RECAPS: OCT. 22 – 26 GENERAL HOSPITAL — Carly opened up to Stella. Alexis tried to help Kristina. Josslyn put her plan in motion. Kristina was crushed. Oscar got the support he needs. Drew confided in Elizabeth. Jason helped Kristina. Sam offered her advice. Nina was grateful. Ava was hurt. Oscar confronted Cameron. Julian appreciated Olivia’s efforts. Kim paid Sam […]

Coming clean: Embrace by public for celebrity addicts offers hope

NEW YORK Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around whiteclothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober. With wife Barbara Bach Starkey — herself a recovering alcoholic — at his side, the former Beatle described what […]


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The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1928 The Kentucky River Mining Institute entertained its members and invited guests with a large banquet held at the Daniel Boone Hotel in Whitesburg last night. More than 90 people attended the event, including coalmen M.K. Marlowe and L.H. LaViers. . A large number of Jenkins […]

Services set for Gary Crown

Gary Crown, 76, of Isom, died October 22 at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. He was a son of the late James and Irene Crown. Surviving are his wife, Wanda Taylor Crown; two daughters, Tammy Crown Hall of Isom and Toshia Fields and husband Kevin of Linefork; a brother, Robert Crown of Milan, Mich.; three grandchildren, Carrie Hall and John […]