This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances. ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN VAN HALEN; Wed., March 9 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. Tickets on […]

Levon Helm gets his voice back

NEW YORK The voice is raspy but recognizable, reminiscent of a time when he played with a band so amazingly good they were simply known as The Band. That was more than three decades ago, before the throat cancer and the surgery and the radiation left Levon Helm with no voice at all. The singer on classics like “Up On […]

Brooke Shields will star in NBC’s ‘Lipstick Jungle’

NEW YORK Brooke Shields hopes “Lipstick Jungle,” her new show, will convince women that they should not be afraid to want it all. “It’s about not apologizing for being able to be successful, and not apologizing for wanting as much as you can,” the actress said. “If it’s a family and a career, why not?” she added. “It may not […]

Who are this year’s ‘most fascinating’?

Another year, another set of fascinating people. Barbara Walters is weighing in with her annual “10 Most Fascinating People” special, and, as usual, viewers are likely to greet the list with an approving nod here and a dubious scratch of the head there. For 2007, the honor roll includes Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and her soccer superstar husband, David Beckham, […]

Services are held for Cecil Martin

Funeral services for Cecil Martin, 85, of Democrat, were held December 4 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Riley Bentley Cemetery at Deane. A son of the late Willie and Marilyn Hall Martin, he died December 1 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was a brother of the late Rev. Robert Martin, Coy Martin, Can Martin, Willis Martin, […]

Daniel Seals, 67, buried at Colson

Daniel “Dane” Seals of Colson, died November 14 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 67 years old. He was a son of the late Delzie and Nannie Sexton Seals. Survivors include three sons, Tommy “Dane” Seals and Larry Allen Seals, both of Colson, and Gary Lee Seals, Pinetop; a daughter, Regina Carol Reynolds, Amburgey; a stepdaughter, Teresa Lynn Gibson, […]

Services are held for Judy Brown

Judy Sizemore Kinman Brown, 51, of Premium, died November 24 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was a daughter of Jacob Sizemore of Premium and the late Irene Caudill, and a sister of the late Linda Sizemore. Funeral services were held November 29 at the G. Bennett Adams Church. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery at Premium. Surviving are two […]

Willa Moncrief Banks dies in Elizabethtown

Funeral services for Willa Moncrief Banks, 89, were held Dec. 1 in Elizabethtown. Burial was in the Patrick Banks Cemetery in Letcher County. Born in Letcher County, she died Nov. 29 at her home in Elizabethtown. She was a daughter of the late Starks and Kizzie Adams Moncrief and was married to the late Virgil Banks. She was a sister […]

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