To play at Norton

South Mountain Boys will perform at 7:30 p.m., April 26, 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 POISON with SEBASTIAN BACH; Sun., July 20 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo […]

Justin Townes Earle proves he deserves all the acclaim that is coming his way

Justin Townes Earle showed a large audience at the Summit City in Whitesburg on Saturday that he is well deserving of the high acclaim that is coming his way. Earle, the 25-year-old son of alternativecountry music star Steve Earle, is touring to support his well-received debut album, “The Good Life,” which was released in March. Accompanied by multi-instrumentalist Coury Younts, […]

Services are held for Carol Williams

Funeral services for Carol Riddle Williams, 65, were held April 20 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of Lois Halcomb Williams of Mayking and the late Rudolph “Doc” Williams. She was a sister of the late Jimmy Williams and an aunt of the late P.C. Combs […]

Troy Shepherd dies

Troy Shepherd, of Georgetown, died April 14. He was 86 years old. Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late R.B. and Verda Crase Shepherd and was married to the late Lois Breeding Shepherd. Shepherd was a retired employee of IBM and a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church, VFW Donald Martin Post 7054, and American […]

Roger Breeding, 59, is buried at Ermine

Funeral services for Roger Louie Breeding, 59, of Isom, were held April 12 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. A son of the late Cullen and Allie Blair Breeding, he died April 9 at Clark Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Linda Stout Breeding; two daughters, Tonya Breeding Short and husband […]

Services are held for Ricky Potter

Funeral services for Ricky Elmon Potter, 55, of Hallie, were held April 18 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Mountain Home National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tenn. A son of Doris June Creech Potter Combs of Hallie and the late Elmon Potter, he died April 15 in Georgetown. He was a brother of the late David Wayne Potter. […]

Services are held for James Fields

Funeral services for James Benton Fields, 78, of Columbus, Ind., were held March 6. Burial was in the Bethel-Baptist Cemetery in Columbus. A son of the late Robert and Pearley Mae Johnson Fields, he was born at Neon. He died March 3. Fields moved to Columbus in 1951 and retired from Reliance Electric Service after 25 1/2 years. He enjoyed […]

Linda Venters Hall succumbs at home

Linda Hall, 61, died April 17 at her home in Covington. Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late Linville and Helen Pass Venters. She was the mother of the late Christopher Hall and a sister of the late Dale Ray Venters. Mrs. Hall was a member of Light of Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by […]

Victim’s apartment burglarized after murder, police say

The three suspects charged with murdering an elderly Letcher County man are also accused of burglarizing his apartment in Fleming- Neon after dumping his body in Pike County. In documents filed last week in Letcher District Court, Kentucky State Police Detective Dean Craft says that after 70-year-old Ralph Marcum was beaten to death in Jenkins and his body dumped near […]

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