Tyme to perform

East KY Tyme will perform at 7:30 p.m., May 10, 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. The group will also play at the Apple Blossom Festival in Elkhorn City on Friday, May […]

Dawson Creek Grass to play

Dawson Creek Grass will play at the Hemphill Community Center on Friday, May 9. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.


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 CHRIS JANSON; Thu., May 15 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. Admission $10. […]

‘High School Musical 3’ in the works

SALT LAKE CITY In real life, Zac Efron is just as cute – maybe cuter – than he is dancing and singing as Troy Bolton in Disney’s wildly popular “High School Musical” movies. That’s the assessment from 10-year-old Eden Withers, who got a close look at Efron during a news conference at East High School to mark the filming of […]

TV Highlights

Highlights include documentaries, movie

He was shot to death the day before his 45th birthday on April 1, 1984 – by his own father. Everyone remembers the death of Marvin Gaye. And everyone remembers the music he made. But the life he lived isn’t nearly as familiar. A new “American Masters” portrait, “Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On,” aims to fill in the gaps. Gaye’s […]

Bluegrass festival set for May 30-31

The Jimmy Martin Memorial Bluegrass Festival will be held May 30 and 31 at Jimmy Martin’s homeplace in Sneedville, Tenn. Performers on May 30 will include New Road, Lost Creek, Men on a Mission, Mt. Zion Singers, and The Gibsons. On May 31 there will be a tribute to Jimmy Martin by the former Sunny Mountain Boys. Other musicians who […]

Services held for Albert Cole

Funeral services for Albert Wayne Cole, 69, of Hallie, were held May 4 at Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Cole family cemetery at Hallie. A son of the late Willie and Goldie Cornett Cole, he died May 1 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Hall Cole; three sons, Jeffrey Cole and […]

Services held for Hattie Bumgardner

Hattie Bumgardner, 97, of Kingsport, Tenn., formerly of Burdine, died May 3 in Kingsport. Born in Letcher County, she was a daughter of the late Levi and Sylvania Potter and the widow of Teddy V. Bumgardner. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Fann Bumgardner, and 10 brothers and sisters. Mrs. Bumgardner was a school teacher and […]

Leonard Thompson succumbs in Illinois

Former Jenkins resident Leonard C. Thompson died April 20 at his home in Harvey, Ill. He was 69 years old. A son of the late Leonard and Dorothy Thompson, he was born at Potters Fork. He was a brother of the late Rondell Thompson, Larry Thompson, and Sandra Sanders. Funeral services were held April 26 at Carty Funeral Home in […]

Evelyn B. Dent dies

Evelyn B. Dent of Taylor, Mich., died March 23. She was 60 years old. Born at Kodak, she was a daughter of the late Ervin and Mae Eversole. Surviving are her husband, Paul Dean Dent, formerly of Whitesburg; a daughter, Patty Vazquez and husband Jim, Allen Park, Mich.; a son, Mike Dent and wife Ana, North Glenn, Colo.; five sisters, […]

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