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 ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS featuring T-BONE BURNETT; Sun., April 20 in Louisville […]

Leader of The Ataris here Friday

The singer, songwriter and guitarist responsible for developing The Ataris into an alternative rock band with a worldwide following will perform an acoustic concert in Whitesburg this week. Kris Roe, who formed The Ataris in his hometown of Anderson, Indiana in 1994, will perform every song from the band’s 1999 breakthrough album “Blue Skies, Broken Hearts… Next 12 Exits” when […]

Ataris’ singer Kris Roe talks about solo tour

Editor’s Note: Kirsten Crow, a writer for the Laredo Morning Times in Laredo, Texas, recently interviewed Kris Roe, the singer/ songwriter/guitarist for the alternative rock band The Ataris. Roe will perform an acoustic show in Whitesburg on Friday night at Summit City. Crow’s report appears here in its entirety. By KIRSTEN CROW Laredo (Texas) Morning Times Kris Roe could be […]

Loretta Lynn to perform at Expo Center

Loretta Lynn is returning to the coalfield region from which she says she left 59 years ago to find a better life. Miss Lynn, a 72-year-old native of Van Lear in Johnson County, will visit Pikeville on March 29 to perform a concert at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. Tickets go on sale this Friday (January 25) at noon. Miss […]

Services are set for Lee Hatton

Funeral services for Lee Willard Hatton, 71, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pearl Dixon Cemetery at Blackey. A son of the late Chester and Grace Combs Hatton, he died January 20 at his home at Blackey. He was a brother of the late Larry Hatton and Paul Hatton. […]

Memorial services to be held for Haynes

A memorial service for Delores Evelyn Webb Haynes will be held January 26 in Mt. Sterling. A daughter of the late Henry M. Webb Sr. and Elizabeth “Nannie” Hughes Webb, she was born in Letcher County. She died January 19. She was a sister of the late Carlos Webb, Howard Webb, Doward Webb, Arlie Webb, and Henry M. Webb Jr. […]

Tildon E. Sturgill succumbs at 72

Tildon Eugene Sturgill of Cromona, died January 20. He was 72 years old. A son of the late Leon Bartley Sturgill and Viva Melinda Bolling, he was the widower of Garnell Ruth Sturgill. He was a brother of the late Wayne “Joe” Sturgill, and the great-grandfather of the late Dyana Nicole Arnold. He retired after working in the coal mines […]

Timothy Fields, 30, buried at Letcher

Funeral services for Timothy Matthew Fields of Letcher, were held January 17 at Blair Branch Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Fields family cemetery at Letcher. Fields, 30, died January 14 at Hallie in a work-related accident at the Linefork Compressor Unit owned by Kentucky Oil Gathering Corporation of Beattyville. He was the son of John M. and Donna […]

B.F. Caudill dies

B.F. Caudill died January 17 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg. He was 76 years old. He was a son of the late Astor and Renavae Gilley Caudill, and a brother of the late Burtis Caudill and Christine Fields. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Stamper Caudill; two sons, Ben Allen Caudill, Georgetown, and Glenn Reed Caudill and wife Nekki, […]

Goldie A. Raymond buried in Virginia

Funeral services for Goldie A. Raymond, 93, were held January 22 in Pound, Va. Burial was in the Levi Cantrell Cemetery in Pound. A daughter of the late Daniel and Emily Jane Short Mullins, she was married to the late Henry Adams and after his death married the late Charles Raymond. She was the mother of the late Arizona Adams […]

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