February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Theft, meth cases top latest indictment list

A Letcher Grand Jury has charged three people in connection with the theft of one motorcycle, and two more men with the theft of another motorcycle. Matthew Ison, Pamela Mays and Ryan S. More...

News

Man held after girlfriend OD’s

An Ermine man is being held under a $30,000 cash bond on synthetic drug trafficking charges after his girlfriend allegedly overdosed.  James Smith, 22, of Licking Rock Branch on Craft’s Colly, was arrested Monday after his girlfriend had b More...

Jenkins board picks new officers

The Jenkins Independent Schools Board of Education started the new year with new officers and a mixture of financial news that covered both extremes.  More...

Saving OD victims

By now we’re all familiar with one of the most concerning issues in our community: the opioid addiction epidemic. Nearly everyone knows someone who takes an opioid prescription medication or is impacted by the disease of addiction.  More...

Columns

The Way We Were

Clips from available Mountain Eagle pages since our founding in 1907   More...

Now Here's a Tip

• “ The dishwasher in my new apartment smells bad. What should I do?” — P.K.  More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 2   More...

Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

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Entertainment

These stuffed tomatoes work with quinoa or brown rice, with ground beef or without

As a meat-eater myself, I find that the trick to meatless mealmaking is to have a small repertoire of recipes that can work as a side dish or first course, or be eaten in larger quantities as a vegetarian main dish. More...

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beer Beef Stew

Cooking On Deadline:

Let’s just start by saying that the words beef, beer and barbecue in a recipe title don’t make my husband sad.  More...

Onion Beer Bread is delicious and a real crowd-pleaser, too

A larger-than-usual crowd meeting up at your house for dinner? This Onion Beer Bread would add a lot to the menu. It’s delicious, of course, but it’s also very easy to whip up. More...

Federal judge throws out suit in election case

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Man charged with assault, kidnapping

Police have arrested a Rockhouse man on charges of kidnapping and assault for allegedly holding a neighbor prisoner for more than five hours and beating him, while accusing the neighbor of spying on him.  More...

Opinions

Pension answer? Keep what we have and keep it funded

The issues surrounding our public retirement systems are complex, but there is a simple answer for those asking what we should do: Keep what we have and fund it. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The end of a movement

It is time to say last rites over the American conservative movement. After years of drifting steadily toward extreme positions, conservatism is dead, replaced by a far right that has the Republican Party under its thumb.  More...

Sports

UK’s Maci Morris is a shining star

Vaught’s Views

Vic Schaefer thought Mississippi State had a good defensive plan to stop Maci Morris, Kentucky’s leading scorer. More...

Struttin’ Time:

Hunting license goes up after all

There’s no more wondering if Struttin’ Time is right, or has Steve lost his mind. The senior/disabled hunting license in Kentucky is now officially $12.  More...

Gabby’s Fishing Fever

How to drive feeding crappie crazy

Well, it has finally warmed up some and the weather has calmed down and fishing will start getting better. I have had reports of some crappie being caught on some lakes.  More...

Families & Friends

Brick oven now being built

Go to our Facebook page for announcements and pictures posted after each event, www.facebook.com/ pages/Hemphill-Community Center.  Black Sheep Bakery and good drug free (chemical preservative free) bread is coming.  More...

Community calendar

March 3 — A benefit singing and supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carcassonne Community Center at Carcassonne. Admission to the singing is free; a chicken and dumpling or ham dinner will be served for $6 per person. More...

Deer population may be increasing

By JEANETTE TACKET YONTS With DOROTHY PENNINGTON TACKET   Mom and I sure are liking the warmer days we have had. I even had her out walking around in the yard a little bit one day last week.  More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Breeding dies

Shirley Frazier Breeding was born May 1, 1937 at Whitesburg to Boone and Dorotha Adams Frazier. She passed from this life on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Whitesburg ARH. More...

Rose Kirkland dies at 89

Rose Reedy Kirkland, 89, of Whitesburg, died February 22 at Northpoint Healthcare in Lexington.  Born in Amburgey to the late Emery and Arminda Reedy, she was the widow of F. More...

Rites held for Timothy Kincer

Timothy Wayne Kincer, 48, of Cromona, died February 22 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.  He was a son of Terry Wayne and Rochelle Potter Kincer of Cromona.  Surviving in addition his parents are his girlfriend, Cindy Ts More...