Music at the Cabin

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., March 22, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The new facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. For more information, call (276) 679-3541.


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 JASON ISBELL (acoustic performance); Sat., March 22 in Whitesburg at Summit City. […]

Getting dumped inspired ‘buzz’ song

AUSTIN, Texas Katy Perry might have gotten dumped by her boyfriend, but the guy is probably having a more difficult time dealing with the aftermath of the breakup since her song about him became the buzz of the Internet. “Ur So Gay,” in which she pokes fun at her skinny-jeanwearing, guyliner-sporting emo ex, has gotten the Los Angelesbased singer-songwriter plenty […]

‘Idol’ contestant is rock club veteran

OKLAHOMA CITY Beneath the shaggy hair and mild-mannered demeanor of “American Idol” contestant David Cook is a seasoned musician who’s rocked his way through the gritty club scene in America’s heartland. The 25-year-old native of Blue Springs, Mo., took his aspiring music career to Tulsa, Oklahoma two years ago after graduating from Central Missouri State University with a degree in […]

Larry D. Holbrook buried at Ermine

Larry Doyle Holbrook, 65, died October 27 at his home at Flat Gap. A son of the late Earl and Leona Hall Holbrook, he was the brother of the late Charlene Holbrook. Surviving are two sisters, Rosemary Smith and husband Eddie, and Phyllis Holbrook, all of Fulton, Tex. Funeral services were held November 4 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was […]

Services held for Ruth Jones Lewis

Ruth Jones Lewis of Chandler, Ariz., died at Hospice of the Valley in Tempe, Ariz., after a long illness. She was 88 years old. Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late J.W. “Buck” Jones Jr. and Eliza Collier Jones. She was married to the late Thomas G. Lewis. In 1937, Mrs. Lewis was graduated from the […]

Services are held for Gloria Ruble

Gloria Jean Craft Ruble, 61, of Greensburg, Ind., died February 23 at the I.O.O.F. Home in Greensburg. A former resident of Millstone, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth “Bennie” and Mildred Jones Craft. She was the mother of the late Stephen Ruble. Surviving are a son, Kevin L. Ruble, Westport, Ind.; two daughters, Carrie Corbin and Crystal D. […]

William Mays,73, is buried at Mayking

William H. “Tommy” Mays, 73, of Jenkins, died March 3 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home in Whitesburg. Born at Coeburn, Va., he was a son of the late Allen and Beulah Wineburger Mays. He was the widower of Nannie Faye Webb Mays, and the grandfather of the late Jaggur Mays and Jaden Mays. Mays had worked as a coal miner […]

Dorothy Conley succumbs at 80

Dorothy Nell Conley, 80, of Burdine, died March 7 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va. Born at Cleaton, she had lived most of her life at Burdine. Mrs. Conley was a daughter of the late Clayton F. and Ora Lawson Hendrix and the widow of Edgar “Bud” Conley. She was the sister of the late Faye Gouge […]

Audrey Marcum succumbs at 70

Funeral services for Audrey June Marcum, 70, of Neon, were held March 6 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Whitaker Cemetery. Born at Burdine, she was a daughter of the late Hobert Griffith and Elizabeth Slone. She died March 3 in Lexington. Surviving are her husband, Ralph Marcum; a son, James Steven Marcum, Neon; a daughter, Janet Baker, […]

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