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 JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE (son of Steve Earle) with McCARTHY TRENCHING; Sat., April 19 […]

Hits from ’80s are the new oldies

NEW YORK The music blaring from the speakers of a small pub on a recent Friday night seemed like typical oldies fare: Aretha Franklin’s “Respect,” the 1970s tune “Disco Lady” and the 1950s surf instrumental “Tequila.” Then, “Karma Chameleon” – the 1983 hit by Culture Club – came on. The music was from WCBSFM, a New York-based station that used […]

Van Halen postpones concerts

NEW YORK Van Halen was forced to postpone concerts this week as guitarist Eddie Van Halen prepared to undergoe medical testing for an undisclosed condition. “According to Eddie Van Halen’s physician, he is undergoing a battery of comprehensive medical tests to determine a defined diagnosis and recommended medical procedures,” according to a statement released by Van Halen’s representative and the […]

Anna Lorene Sexton is buried at Sandlick

Anna Lorene Sexton of Sandlick, died February 28 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was 73 years old. A daughter of Lenville Sexton of Sandlick and the late Flora Whitaker Sexton, she was married to the late Charles Lawton Sexton. She was the mother of the late Charles Wayne Sexton and grandmother of the late Jordan Shane Sexton. She was […]

Services held for Glenn Douglas Damron

Funeral services for Glenn Douglas Damron, 79, of McRoberts, were held February 29 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Jenkins-Payne Gap Cemetery. Born in Pike County, he was a son of the late Everette and Bess Kinney Damron. He was the father of the late Randy Damron, and a brother of the late Chuck Mitchell and Pat Smith. […]

Hampton, 80, dies in Ohio on Feb. 26; was Letcher native

Donald Hampton, 80, of Hillsboro, Ohio, died Feb. 26. Born in Jeremiah, he was a son of the late Jasper and Georgie Mae Back Hampton. He was a stepson of the late Lloyd Day, and a brother of the late Vaultie Hampton and Glendon Hampton He was a stepbrother of the late Amis Day, Wilson Day, and J. D. Edward […]

Funeral services held for David John Boyd

David John Boyd of Partridge, died February 25 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 56 years old. He was a son of the late John Boyd and Walta Morgan Boyd Blair. Surviving are three brothers, Delbert Charles Blair, Partridge, and Michael Boyd and Morgan Blair, both of Hazard, and a sister, Ellan Johnson, Cumberland. Funeral services were held February […]

David ‘Bob’ Adams succumbs at 63

David Robert “Bob” Adams, 63, of Sterling Heights, Mich., died January 6. Formerly of Letcher County, he was a son of Otis Adams of Jeremiah and the late Ina Adams. He was the grandson of the late Lenville and Mary Adams of Jeremiah. Surviving in addition to his father are his wife, Carol Adams; four children, Patricia, Bobby and Teresa, […]

Services planned for Lucretia Marie Rogers

Lucretia Marie Caudill Rogers, 94, of Hazard, died March 2. A daughter of the late William and Hettie Caudill of Blackey, she was married to the late James Clayton Rogers. She was the mother of the late James Thomas Rogers. Mrs. Rogers attended Kentucky College for Women (Centre College), Oglethorpe University, and later Georgetown College. She worked for more than […]

Services are held for Henry Halcomb

Funeral services for Henry Roosevelt Halcomb, 60, of Hindman, were held March 2. Burial was in Mountain Memory Gardens in Hindman. A son of the late Lon and Myrtle McCray Halcomb, he was born in Letcher County. He died February 28 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was a brother of the late Jimmy Halcomb, Ray Farrell Halcomb, Faye Morgan, […]

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