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News

Neon council hears woman’s complaint

Fleming- Neon water customer Rebecca Allen alleged discrimination and brought a billing complaint before the Fleming-Neon City Council at its March meeting.  More...

Haymond man, 27, charged with having sex with girl, 15, and injecting her with meth

A 27-year-old Haymond man has been charged with having sex with a 15-yearold girl and injecting her in the neck with methamphetamine.  Homer Rose IV was arrested February 8 on charges of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, custodia More...

Indictment is served on Jenkins man after release from hospital

A Jenkins man was arrested last week on a twomonth old indictment warrant for sexually assaulting a four-year-old child.  Justin L. More...

Columns

The Way We Were

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

Now Here's a Tip

• “ To make sure I’m drinking water throughout the day, I use a permanent marker to designate levels on my large reusable water cup. I labeled them 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. More...

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: MARCH 12-16   More...

Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

Call 633-7508 from 9 am Tuesday to 9 am Friday.  E-m@il address  In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net   More...

Families & Friends

Bible trivia

By WILSON CASEY   1. Is the book of Mark in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. What kind of physical problem did Timothy have of which Paul advised a little wine? Back, Stomach, Head, Legs  3. More...

Grieving does not have a timetable

Rose Ballard, Mom wants me to tell you how much she enjoys reading your column. She gets a kick out of listening to, reading about, or talking to anybody about their growing up in hard times. More...

Brother’s death saddens family

Hello to everyone in Mountain Eagle land. It’s been a long time since I’ve written to the Eagle.  News has been plenty, but lots of it has been sad news.  My brother Joe Gibson passed away on New Year’s Day, Jan. More...

Obituaries

Rites held for Joe Mac Gibson

Funeral services for Joe Mac Gibson, 85, were held January 7 in Hindman. Burial was in the Gibson and Bates Cemetery in Redfox.  A son of the late Charlie and Polly Sexton Gibson, he died January 1.  More...

Rites held for Melvin Potter

Funeral services for Melvin Carol Potter, 69, of Jackhorn, were held March 9 at the Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Reuben Potter Cemetery at Jackhorn. More...

Services held for Alice Kincer

Alice Kincer, 94, died March 7 at Whitesburg Hospital.  A daughter of the late Lee and Lona Adams Kincer, she lived for many years at Mayking, but in recent years, because of ill health, she had been a resident of Letcher Manor Nursing Home. More...

National Guard removes bridge day after trucking it to Letcher Co.

A bridge that appeared in a matter of hours to replace one that collapsed at Perkins Branch has disappeared just as quickly.  More...

Judge Craft orders Keyes’s name stricken from ballot

The Letcher Circuit Judge has invalidated the candidacy of a Deane man accused of running for election to an office for which he is not qualified.  More...

Opinions

Keep foxes away from the hens

Everyone was talking about the total eclipse in 2017, but the Kentucky Legislature is trying to create its own version this year by shielding local governments and school districts from muchneeded “sunshine.” This is the first step toward More...

‘… When we all do better’

My father, W.F. “High” Hightower, was a populist. Only, he didn’t know it — didn’t know the word, much less the history or anything about populism’s rich democratic ethos. More...

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Sports

Gabby’s Fishing Fever

Attend a boat and RV show soon

It is that time of year for boat and RV shows. If you look around online you can find one close by. This weekend the WYMT-TV Boat and RV show is at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).  More...

No ‘harder worker’ than UK signee

Vaught’s Views

John Carroll High School athletics director Steve Teter says it’s easy to explain what impresses him the most about Kentucky signee Immanuel Quickley off the basketball court. More...

One strange morning at Cabela’s

Struttin’ Time:

I am glad I am on the backside of life, because as stupid as this world is getting it can’t last much longer, in my opinion. We have been told since youth that life is stranger than fiction, and the following is the proof:  More...

Entertainment

An Easy, Excellent Easter

A FAMILY FEATURES mazing food is the centerpiece of most holiday gatherings. This Easter, impress guests with your culinary talent by making simple dishes simply amazing. More...

Save time with this meal

I’ve found that using my microwave oven saves hours of time and keeps my kitchen clean and cool. The history of the microwave oven goes back to 1946, when Dr. More...