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ALL MY CHILDREN – Erica and Carmen hid out in a department store after getting off the truck. Erica freed herself from the handcuffs, but chose to stay and help Carmen reunite with Mando. Zach and Kendall clashed about Ryan. Ryan was thrown to learn what he’d done in the past. Greenlee felt sure she could fix Ryan, but Kendall […]

Duo of mountain natives headed for more success

Big tour, new album ahead for Halfway to Hazard

A country-rock music duo from eastern Kentucky who made a name for themselves in 2007 are seeing continued success in 2008. Halfway to Hazard, a group consisting of Hindman native David Tolliver and Jackson native Chad Warrix, were in Pikeville on March 29 to open a concert for Loretta Lynn at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. On May 9, the […]

Michelle Malone to perform here

American rock and blues singer/songwriter and guitarist Michelle Malone is the latest highly-acclaimed music star scheduled to perform in Whitesburg. Armed with a bottleneck slide, blues harmonica, and her signature gut-wrenching vocals, “Moanin’ Michelle Malone,” a nickname given to her by legendary blues guitarist Albert King after hearing her sing, will perform at Summit City on Main Street this Saturday […]

Tyme to perform

East KY Tyme will play at the Hemphill Community Center on Friday, April 4. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. The group will also perform at the Gordon Fire Department at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 5. For more information, call Astor Taylor at (606) 633- 2708.


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 MICHELLE MALONE; Sat., April 5 at 9 p.m. at Summit City. Admission $5. […]

Animal Planet aims to get edgier

NEW YORK Animal Planet’s desire to become less warm and fuzzy means exposure to some unaccustomed issues, like danger on the high seas and journalistic fairness. A network crew returned to port in Australia two weeks ago after tagging along on a mission to interfere with a Japanese whaling expedition in the Antarctic. A miniseries about the experience, “Whale Wars,” […]

Judy Adams dies

Funeral services for Judy Adams, 88, of Ermine, were held March 29 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Holbrook Cemetery at Craft’s Colly. Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Hiram and Rosie Shepherd Holbrook. She was a sister of the late Bethel Griffie, Alex Holbrook, Willie Holbrook, Hence Holbrook, Archie Holbrook, Belle Smith, Nancy Holbrook Melton, […]

Services held for R.C. Cook Jr.

R.C. Cook Jr. died March 26 at his home at Cromona. He was 81 years old. A son of the late Rosen Crance Sr. and Emie Cook, he was the widower of Maggie Gibson Cook. He was the father of the late Dickie Cook. Survivors include a son, Mackie Cook, Cromona; a daughter, Rosetta Webb, Cromona; a sister, Eva Bentley, […]

Services are held for Fred Ison, 79

Funeral services for Fred Ison, 79, were held April 1 at the Kingscreek Community Church. Burial was in the Ison family cemetery at Kingscreek. A son of the late Harrison and Stella Brock Ison, he died March 29 at his home at Kingscreek. He was married to the late Maxine Fields Ison. Surviving are three sons, Levone Williams, Danny Ray […]

Funeral services held for Daniel Wright

Funeral services for Daniel “Dan” Van Wright, 69, were held March 22 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Craft Cemetery at Mayking. A son of the late Andrew and Lula Stapleton Wright, he was born in Letcher County. He died March 19 at his home at Mayking. He was a brother of R.C. Wright, Glenn Wright, Hazel Fugate, […]