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 BONNAROO 2008 featuring PEARL JAM, METALLICA, ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS, THE ALLMAN […]

How to put your cell phone number on the do-not-call-list

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has assumed responsibility for maintaining the list of telephone customers who do not want to receive calls from telemarketers, according to the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Under a bill passed by the 2007 Kentucky General Assembly, names already on the Kentucky do-not-call list were transferred last year to the FTC’s national registry. Kentucky customers wishing […]

Court strikes down policy on power plant emissions

WASHINGTON A federal appeals court has struck down the Bush administration approach to limiting mercury emissions by power plants, ruling that the government failed to adequately consider the policy’s effect on public health and the environment. More than a dozen states sued to block the regulation, saying it would allow dangerous levels of mercury into the environment. The toxic metal […]

Shooting match set

A shooting match will be held at 9 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Linefork Fish and Game Club at Gordon. For more information, call (606) 589-4678.

Cougars continue to battle

How about those Cougars? The boys from Ermine racked up two more victories last week, beating Knott Central and Owsley County. The Cougar boys have improved to 14-9 after starting the season 1-4. They are the fifth best three-point shooting team in the state, hitting 126-306. Josh Proffitt is ranking No. 12 in the state in shooting the trey. The […]


Lena Headey stars in new Fox show

Two-fisted, tender-hearted in the title role of Sarah Connor Chronicles'

NEW YORK The only complaint Lena Headey can muster about her new series is the title. It doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. And to make matters worse, she confides that she and her co-stars amuse themselves by adding a lisp when they say it: “The Tharah Connor Chroniclth.” But by any name, however cumbersome, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” […]

Dances planned

White Thunder will perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., February 16, at a Valentine Sweetheart Dance at American Legion Post 152 on Hwy. 119. Admission includes roses for the women, party snacks, and door prize. The band features Tony Shortt, Gary Slone, and Andy Miranda.

International Coal Group says it lost $16 million in 3 months

CHARLESTON, W.Va. International Coal Group, which has coal holdings in Letc her County, has warned investors to brace for a non-cash $110 million after-tax charge atop the fourth-quarter and full year 2007 losses it has already reported. The Scott Depot company said it lost $16 million, or 11 cents per share, in the three months ended Dec. 31. The company […]

KFTC to hold rally Thursday in Frankfort

Environmentalists from throughout Kentucky will gather at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) for a rally on the steps of the State Capitol in Frankfort. “I Love Mountains Day” – which will take place on Valentine’s Day – is designed to “send a message to legislators and the coal industry that the people of Kentucky want the extreme abuses of mountaintop removal […]