August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Dorthy Tacket vacations at beach

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope things are going well for all of you.  What in the world am I going to write about this week? I haven’t been out this week, didn’t even need to go buy groceries. More...

SCHOLARSHIPS

— The Daughters of the American Revolution gave two scholarships and awards to graduates of Letcher County Central High School. More...

Mullins to receive Outstanding Citizen Award

One of the best known and most loved citizens of Jenkins is Mary Ann Mullins, who resides at Burdine.  With her broad smile and bubbly personality, she has been active for many years soliciting support for one cause or another whether it is for More...

Red Engle celebrated birthday Aug. 10

Northeast Ohio

Hello once again. I hope and pray everyone is having a happy healthy day.  Did I read right? Seems I remember reading or someone told me that schools down your way would be starting around August 1. More...

Bach Court gets concrete

Bach Court

Mountain Harvest Baptist Church had a cookout August 7. They had all sorts of great food. The grilling was done by the pastor, Seth Collins. Everything was just so good.   More...

NINTH BIRTHDAY

— Toby Shane Meade turned nine years old on August 10. He is the son of Travis and Hilary Meade of Whitesburg. More...

GOVERNOR’S SCHOLAR

— Zach Joseph recently attended a five-week camp for Governor’s Scholars held at Bellarmine College in Louisville. More...

Adkins family reunion draws big crowd

Cowan

Jason and Eli Brown spent the weekend with Randy and Eula Brown. They brought a huge watermelon from their garden that was by far the best one we’ve had this season. More...

TO WED

— Misty Montana Gordon, daughter of Eddie and Wendy Sexton of Rock Hill, S.C., and Raleigh Dean Terry, son of Janet Fair of Isom, Odean Terry of Fiesty, and Deana Hogg of Jeremiah, will be marr More...

BABY GIRL

- Keira Magdaline Velda Bell was born July 10 to Trinity and Niky Bell of Little Cowan. More...

Major Eddie Rickenbacker, U.S. hero and Medal of Honor recipient

In 1917, the United States declared war on Germany. Eddie Rickenbacker had enlisted in the U.S. Army and was training in France with some of the first American troops.  More...

GRADUATE

— Alison Marie Palumbo, daughter of Wayne Palumbo and Mary Ellen Dennison of Ashland, was graduated magna cum laude in May with a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky Colle More...

Grandkids are fun but tiring

Southern Ohio

Hello Once again!  Better hold onto your hats and tuck your dresstails between your legs as August is sure flying fast! More...

Boggs to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Wendell ‘Butch’ Boggs will be honored by the Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival Committee for his many years of service to the Jenkins community during the annual homecoming festival scheduled for August 23-25.  More...

SCHOLARSHIP

— The Rotary Club of Whitesburg presented a $500 scholarship to Kurstin Lee Brook Puckett, daughter of Roxyan Brown and Chris Puckett. More...

Grandfather, grandson share birthday

Big Cowan

Hello friends, neighbors and relatives. I hope all had a good week.  I made a mistake in the paper a few weeks ago, and I want to apologize. Brenda Fields Stidham got married to Rick Williams instead of David. So sorry for the confusion.  More...

Reunions

To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue.  More...

Three Letcher students attend Governor’s Scholars Program

Three Letcher Countians were among 1,073 Kentucky students who attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks this summer.  More...

Imogene Griffie turns 85

Blackey

Happy birthday to my sister Terry Dixon of Carcassonne Aug. 15. Her granddaughter Ava Abbinanti will turn 10 on Aug. 13. She is the daughter of Jessica Dixon and Craig Abbinanti. More...

BIRTHDAY

— Morgan Miles, daughter of Gary and Brenda Miles of Georgetown, formerly of Letcher County, will celebrate her 18th birthday August 23. More...

Plenty of great food at Meade family reunion

Kingscreek

Hello. Long time no see.  I hope everyone is enjoying the rain. It is beginning to remind me of the rain forests of Washington. We may have to be renamed ‘hill ducks.’  Things are going great at the center. More...

REUNION

— The Stuart Robinson School Class of 1954 enjoyed a class breakfast on August 4 at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. More...