September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Families & Friends

4-H wins ribbons at state fair

Blair Branch

Hello everyone! I hope this finds each of you doing well.  Michael and our boys are doing well. I’m doing a lot better than I was. I’ve had a head cold for the last three weeks, ever since we came back from the state fair.  More...

BIRTHDAY

— Bailey McKenzie Couch celebrated his 11th birthday on August 21. He is the son of Michael and Alana Jo Couch of Jeremiah, and has a little brother, Dalton Maddix Couch. More...

Area churches hosted Association meeting

Jeremiah

I hope all had a nice Labor Day weekend the week before last.  The Isom Days festival was held that week, as well as the Indian Bottom Church Association.  More...

BIRTHDAY

— Sarah Christina King, daughter of David and Kim King, will celebrate her 14th birthday on Sept. 16. She attends Letcher County Central High School where she is a freshman. More...

TO BE WED

— Chris and Debra Carruba and James and Henrietta McFarland announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Kalyn and Jonathan, on Sept. 29. More...

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The Lillian Webb Memorial Library in Fleming-Neon held pie tasting and pie eating contests on Sept. 8 as part of the Neon Day events. More...

’Coons aren’t rare anymore

Points East

Actually catching or even treeing a coon when I was growing up in the head of Blair Branch back in the ‘60s was sort of like hitting a hole-in-one off a short par three with a flat and level green with the flag right in the middle. More...

Duncan was highly-decorated Korean War prisoner, veteran

Funeral services were held September 9 for a highly decorated veteran from Whitco who died last week at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center in Hazard.  James “Jim” Duncan, 82, who died September 6, was a Korean War veteran who serve More...

FESTIVAL FUN

— Kylee Fouts (left) took her turn at the ping-pong ball toss with her brothers, Rodney (center) and Jamie Fouts at Neon Days Festival. (Photo by Chris Anderson) More...

Loss of friend makes sad weekend

Northeast Ohio

Howdy everyone, hope you enjoyed the Labor Day weekend.  Red and I spent a nice, quiet day at home, no visitors, and as I can remember, no phone calls. Not even a watermelon or hot dogs.  Tuesday, we both had doctor appointments. More...

I love holiday decorations, just not in September

Southern Ohio

Howdy folks!  Here we are in September as if you need a reminder! The days are going by so fast I feel like I am getting dizzy. It seems like no time ago that we celebrated Christmas and New Year so now we will be having Christmas again!  More...

TO WED

— Eddie and Sallie Toler of Jackhorn announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Chantal, to Justin Blake Potter, son of Lisa and Billy Branham of Jenkins, and Jody and Connie Pot More...

REUNION

— Several members of the Whitesburg High School Class of 1958 recently enjoyed a picnic at Levi Jackson State Park in London. More...

Former Letcher Countian marks birthday

Big Cowan

Hello everyone. What a beautiful day the Lord has made — let us rejoice and be glad in it. It has been a good week.  A late happy birthday to Shelby Bockover on Aug. 18. She lives in Greensburg, Ind. More...

Whitesburg has changed with the new buildings

Whitesburg

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well.  I’m having a cup of coffee and watching it rain. It sounds good and I love it, especially when I don’t have to go out.  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...

TO MARRY

— Jeff and Wyona Boggs and Paul and Arlene Baker announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Audra Joann and Dusty Bryon, on September 15. More...

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Taylyn Combs was named female entertainer of the year, female vocalist of the year, and songwriter of the year in the category of ages 17-20, at the Georgia Country Gospel Music Awards/Tennessee Coun More...

Honoring achievement at Whitesburg campus

Reecie Stagnolia Jr., chairman of the Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College board of directors, helped unfurl a banner signifying the college as a finalist for the Aspen Prize for Comm More...

TINY MISS PAGEANT HELD

— Raygan Anderson won the title of Tiny Miss at the Mountain Heritage Festival Pageant held Monday night at the Letcher County Central High School auditorium. Triniti Whitaker won runner up. More...

Couches mark anniversary

Blackey

There will be a big yard sale held at the home of Doris and Ray Adams on Thursday, the 13th, and Friday, the 14th, beginning at 9 a.m. It is located above Blackey on Hwy. More...