May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Former UK, NFL player is appointed secretary

FRANKFORT  Kentucky’s Republican governor has appointed former NFL player Derrick Ramsey as secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.  More...

Grand jury returns 17 indictments

An Isom man arrested in February on charges of kidnapping and beating a neighbor has been indicted. Joshua Reynolds, 29, of 16 Ministry Lane, Whitesburg, is charged with kidnapping an adult and second degree assault. More...

Books tell story of Dennis Dixon and his wife, Pelma, of Jenkins

Book signings by D. Charles Dixon of the new two-volume book, Den and Pel: Two Lives Well Lived, will take place from 9 a.m. More...

Columns

Highlights of Fleming-Neon HS

1959-60  F-N student wins  Teen Road–E-0  The Whitesburg Junior Chamber of Commerce held their annual Road-EO Sunday, May 10, at the Whitesburg ballpark.  More...

Moments and Memories of WHS

The following articles are from the 1925-26 school year.  With the  Junior Woman’s Club  More...

Now Here's a Tip

• Sunburn relief: Take two nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories right away (aspirin, ibuprofen) and soak a cloth in cold milk. Drape over the burn until it warms to room temperature. Repeat if necessary and apply a light moisturizer.  More...

Entertainment

Dierks Bentley has new album

The last time Dierks Bentley made a bluegrass album, it was a chance to regroup after a terrible tour. More...

Eat Well On-the-Go

A packed schedule often leads to less meals around the table. Between balancing family, friends, work and activities, it can be easy to reach for a pre-packaged snack on-the-go that lacks important vitamins and nutrients.  More...

Old wagon holds kid garden

Beautiful things can emerge when you dig right in. More...

Free concerts start this week

Kentucky Music Hall of Famer Larry Cordle joins rising bluegrass music star Dave Adkins in a rare duet performance on May 31 in the inaugural Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series, a 10-week run of free concerts that will be performed at Mountain Herita More...

Jackhorn mother will appear in court on meth, endangerment charges

The sister of a man allegedly murdered during a methamphetamine party will face arraignment today on charges of selling methamphetamines and endangering the welfare of her 12-year-old daughter.  The daughter allegedly took the drugs to school, a More...

Opinions

Hep A vaccine is a good idea

Kentucky is in the midst of a public health crisis with a hepatitis A outbreak, but it is important for people not to overreact.  More...

Political Cartoon

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‘Rosanne’ axed after tweet

NEW YORK   ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of t More...

Sports

In-state recruit likes UK’s Morrow

Vaught’s Views

Wandale Robinson admits he’s enjoyed the attention he’s received because he’s being recruited by the University of Kentucky.  More...

Gabby’s fishing fever

It’s time for smaller lures, lighter tackle

Rising water temperatures always make fish like bass and crappie move from shoreline cover and scatter out to a little deeper water. At this time they will not move very far from shallow areas, but just to where deeper water can be close by.  More...

Struttin’ Time:

Season was like a T-baller in MLB

Turkey season is over and I ended up looking like a T-ball player trying to play in the Major Leagues.  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

Daughters bring beautiful flowers for my birthday

Hello everyone! Oh what a beautiful morning in the Ohio Valley area.  I wish you were here with me to enjoy the beauty of a low hanging fall off in the distance as I took a few minutes to sit on the porch swing to enjoy the coolness of the air. More...

Yontses celebrate 39th anniversary

Thirty-nine years ago on May 25, my husband and I were married. We met that same year on March 8 and got engaged in April. I was 22 and he was 20  More...

Community calendar

June 1 — Karaoke will take place at the American Legion Post on Pine Mountain every Friday beginning at 9 p.m. Attendees must be 21 years old or older. For more information, call 633-2834.  More...

Obituaries

Freddy Isaac dies in Ohio

Freddy Douglas Isaac, 75, of Castalia, Ohio, died Thursday, May 24, at Fireland’s Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio.  Born in Deane to the late Conard and Eveline Powell Isaac, he was a brother of the late Mildred Matney, and a bro More...

Services held for Dr. Jack Cope

Dr. More...

Faye Seals buried at Mayking

Faye Irene Sparks Seals, 74, of McRoberts, died May 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.  A daughter of the late Orville and Goldie Jane Belcher Sparks, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Wendell, Jimmy, and Pa More...