September 30, 2015 RSS feed / Families & Friends

Rain didn’t dampen Mountain Heritage Festival

Chris Caudill dumped more than 700 rubber ducks into the North Fork of the Kentucky River Saturday evening to start a duck race organized by HOMES, Inc., which stands for Housing Oriented Ministries More...

Radio auction planned

Saving Grace Homeless Shelter, Inc., will host a radio auction on WXKQ, 103.9 FM on Oct. 5 and 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Natural Bridge trip

Fleming-Neon Senior Citizens Center news  Oct. 7: Traveling to Natural Bridge State Park.  Oct. 22: Kentucky River Area Development District Halloween party in Hazard.  Oct. More...

Meeting cancelled

The Pine Mountain Regional Industrial Authority’s scheduled Board of Directors meeting for Thursday, Oct. 1, has been cancelled.   More...

Whitesburg Little League to meet

Whitesburg Little League will meet Oct. 11 at 5 p.m. at Whitesburg City Hall to elect new board members and officials for the upcoming season. For more information, call Richard Craft, 606- 633-5717.   More...

Reunions

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

New rule aimed at LCC students who smoke

A new policy at Letcher County Central High School is keeping students in classrooms and out of hallways and bathrooms during instructional time.  More...

Chicken your family will love

Does back-to-school time have you humming a few bars of the weeknight dinner blues?  I get it. I know you’re tired. I know that when 5 p.m. rolls around you aren’t always feeling inspired. More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

1977-78  Government classes visit Frankfort  March 4, 1978, Mr. Ison’s American Government Class and Mr. More...

Picking up pawpaws

Hello everyone!  I am still trying to play catch up, wondering what happened to August and here we are facing October.  The leaves are starting to show their magical colors, as God paints his wonderful coloring book for all to enjoy for suc More...

Blackey festival planned Oct. 9, 10

The Blackey Day festival will be Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10.  All food and craft booths will open at 2 p.m. on Friday. More...

HCTC and KCTCS students to benefit from Kentucky Wired

Students at Hazard Community and Technical College and other Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) students will benefit from Kentucky Wired, the new program to expand broadband access and speed throughout the state, said Paul Czara More...

Healthy baby workshop set

A healthy baby workshop will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.7, at the Letcher County Extension Office in Whitesburg. More...

Rites held for Marion Adams

Marion Paul Adams Jr., 39, of Premium, died September 22 at Pikeville Medical Center.  He was a son of Marion Paul Sr. and Betty Jo West Adams of Pert Creek.  More...

Rain falls on parade, reunion

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well.  I was so sorry not to get to go to the funeral of Clyde Dixon. I had known him and all his family about all his life. More...

Pre-register online for race

You may now also preregister online for Rotary’s Zombie Run/Walk at www.webscorer.com. Pre-registration fee is $20 with a deadline of Oct. 16. Those who pre-register will receive a free t-shirt. Registration after that date will be $25. More...

Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ set for Oct. 2-3

The 51st edition of the Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, on the campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College at Cumberland. More...

Meeting set about closing of centers

A meeting will be held at the Ovenfork Senior Citizens building at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, to discuss the possible closing of the center. Everyone is encouraged to attend. For more information, call Diane Watts, 589-5976.   More...

Retired school teachers to meet

The Letcher County Retired Teachers (LCTRA) will meet at noon, Friday, Oct. 2, at the Parkway Restaurant on Highway 15. All LCRTA members are welcome to attend. For more information, call Joyce Whitaker at 633-3449.   More...

IIIrd Tyme Out here Oct. 8

WMMT will welcome IBMA award winners Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out as the first of the fall installment of Bluegrass Express Live. Letcher County’s Sunrise Ridge will kick off the show. The bands will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. More...

Making Sweet Memories, One Scoop at a Time

Creating Ice Cream Recipes for Special Occations

Crowding around a table eating ice cream is one of the tastiest ways to enjoy family time. More...

The first time I laid eyes on the Pentagon

I drove from our new home in Dale City, Va., early on the morning of Dec. More...

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Jeremiah in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. The Ethiopian eunuch that Philip met in Acts 8:26- 27 was under what queen? Azubah, Candace, Nehushta, Vashti  3. At whose well did Jesus meet the Samaritan woman? More...

Highlights of Fleming-Neon H.S.

The following article is from the first edition of Sportsvine, Letcher County’s First Sports Magazine, November 1991, edited by John Bastolla.  Jack Hall — Dean of Letcher County Coaches  More...

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ staged at Lee Theatre

Pro- Art Association will present “Jack and the Beanstalk” by The Barter Players.  It will be staged at Lee Theatre in Pennington Gap, Va., on Thursday, Oct. More...

Festival set at Jenkins Oct. 2-3

The Indian Summer Folk Arts & Crafts Festival will be held Oct. 2–3 at the Little Shepherd Amphitheater in Jenkins.  More...

Halloween Hustle planned Oct. 24

The Letcher County Central High School cross country team will present Halloween Hustle, a 5K run/walk beginning at 10 a.m., Oct. 24. The event will take place at Fishpond Lake and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. More...