July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Colson center getting new swings for playground

Colson

Congratulations and best wishes to Raymond Pettibone and his bride Shanna Clouse of Lexington. Raymond and Shanna were married Juy 12 in Lexington. The reception was held at the American Legion Post 8. More...

Clothing giveaway

A clothing giveaway will take place from 10 a.m. to noon., August 6, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Whitesburg. Everyone is welcome. It is sponsored by the Letcher County Family Resource Centers, LKLP, and Migrant Education. More...

Veggies all come at once

Points East

The garden is coming in. And I have just one small complaint. Name a given variety of nearly anything in a garden and it all comes in at once. This year I purposely planted both zucchini and golden crookneck squash over the course of three weeks. More...

Yearbooks found

Whitesburg High School annuals have been found with names written on covers. More...

Young author will have book signings

Grayson Shamarra Holbrook, 13, of Colson has written three children's books about a character she created named Plate Head. She wrote her first book when she was six years old. More...

Isom Day booths

Applications for food and craft booths at Isom Day are now being accepted at Breeding's Plumbing and Electric at Isom. For more information, call 633- 5961. More...

Gwen Farmer's garden can feed half of Illnois

Southern Ohio

Hello, friends and neighbors! Here we are in the middle of July. Where is the time going? It seems that I have just got a column ready and it is time once again. Thanks once again for everyone telling Ann Calihan how much you enjoy this column. More...

Yard sale set

A yard sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., August 6, 7 and 8, at the Letcher County Extension Office. The Extension office is locate on Stone Avenue off the Whitesburg Bypass. For more information, call 633-2362. More...

NINE YEARS OLD

Kaylee Shae McDougal celebrated her ninth birthday on June 19. She is the daughter of Traci Caudill and Mickey McDougal of Whitesburg. Her grandparents are Charlett and Wayne McDougal and Cheryl Blair and Rick Caudill, all of Whitesburg. More...

GRADUATE

Beth Cornett was graduated from Hazard Community and Technical College with a degree in nursing and an associate degree in applied science. More...

Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle's weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. More...

Rotary offers scholarships

The Whitesburg Rotary Club is offering the Meryl Brown Rotary Scholarship of $500 to a Letcher County student attending college during the fall semester of 2008. More...

NEW YORK VACATION -

John David Combs and his wife, Melody, and eight-year-old son, Ethan, of Lexington, enjoyed a spring break vacation to New York. Ethan enjoyed learning about the history of New York City and seeing "Grease" on Broadway and meeting the cast. More...

Have you ever seen a goat with a mohawk?

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well and enjoying your summer. The first thing I want to do is apologize to Gertrude Tyree for not mentioning her name in the picture I put in last week of her grandson Jonathon Adams. More...

It's really scary when wild animals are running loose

Kingscreek

The Kingscreek Community Church campout this weekend was really a God Gospel Event. There was a great turnout and the weather was great, hot and sunny all weekend long. More...

TURNING ONE

Lola Shae Johnson will celebrate her first birthday July 24. She is the daughter of Christopher and Amelia Black Johnson of Virgie. More...

Kids' Day and Back to School Bash set for July 25th

Eolia

Greetings from the hills and valleys of Eolia and Eolia Christian Community Outreach. More...

Big crowd enjoys church campout

Little Dry Fork

Well, this week has been pretty good. The races weren't as good as they normally are but they were okay. From what I hear they are going to be really good next week. The Kings Creek Community Church had a church campout on the Rondal Meade farm. More...

My trip to Carcassonne

Let me tell you about my first trip to Carcassonne. After arriving in Letcher County on July 10, my brother, Richard, came in and called. He said he would take me to Carcassonne. More...

TO BE WED

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Polly of Mayking announce the forthcoming marriage of their son, Charles Polly, to Jessica Whitaker, daughter of Jamie and Kathy Mitchell of Isom. More...

ANNIVERSARY

Jake and Selena Johnson celebrated their second wedding anniversary on July 22. He is the son of Jake and Zena Johnson of Burdine, and works for the Jenkins Independent School System. More...

THREE YEARS OLD

Gage Alexander Bentley celebrated his third birthday on July 12 with a Thomas the Train party. He is the son of Eddie and Sarah Bentley of Whitesburg. More...

Twenty-family yard sale set for August 1

Jeremiah

Den Arthur Adams would like to remind everyone about the Adams, Thompson and Blair reunion coming up on August 1 and 2. It will be held at the usual spot on top of the hill on Blair Branch at the reunion shelter. More...

Pool party set

A free pool party will be held from 9 to 11 p.m., August 2, at the Whitesburg City Pool. The event will include free food and drinks and giveaways. More...

College scholarships offered

Elkhorn-Hazard Coal Land, LLC, is now accepting applications for the Roy Crawford Memorial Scholarships to be awarded for the fall semester. There will be three scholarships of $500 each awarded to college students. More...

Gift packages made it Christmas in July

Northeast Ohio

Howdy, family, friends and neighbors. Do hope this finds all well and having a great day. We are both doing very well, I'm beginning to get my hearing back. The muddy water in my head must be drying up. More...

Kids' Day set for Whitesburg

Letcher County Kids' Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 25, at River Park in Whitesburg. More...

Camp meeting planned July 30

The Little Leatherwood Church of God of Prophecy will hold a camp meeting July 23 through July 30 with services starting at 6:30 p.m. nightly. There will be different speakers and special singing each night. More...