Mark Knight to perform here with Gov’t Mule’s Matt Abts and others

(Note: Los Angeles rock musician Mark Knight is returning to Whitesburg next Tuesday (March 15) for a show at Summit City to promote his latest album, Bone Rail Tight. Performing with Knight will be Matt Abts, drummer for Gov’t Mule, bassist Tony Marsico, and guitarist Mark Tremalgia. The 9-stop tour opens tonight (Wednesday) in Roanoke, Va. The following story appeared […]

Coming events

LETCHER COUNTY ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN STEVE WIK & SOUL FUNK; Thu., March 10 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. MARK KNIGHT with MATT ABTS (of Gov’t Mule) and MARK TREMALGIA; Tue., March 15 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715. DAVE EGGAR; Thu., March 17 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). […]

I guess winter isn’t through with us

Hello everyone, hope everything is going OK for all of you. Hope all the sick folks are doing better. I haven’t been out much this week. I’ve been trying to get something done that I have been letting go. I don’t have a good excuse for it now. I enjoyed talking to Lorraine Kuracka the other day. I hadn’t seen […]

Top students named

Students named to the All A Honor Roll during the third grading period at Jenkins Independent School are : Melissa Bartley, Lindsey Belcher, Keiley Bentley, Sammuel Bentley, Logan Branham, Kevin Brashear, Makayla Briggs, Jaley Caudill, Sarah Corbett, Erica Creech, Whitney Creech, Aleisa Engle, Braydyn Fleming, Casey Hall, Lauren Hampton, Michaela Hardin, Trevor Hardin, Evelyn Holbrook, Matthew Jessey, Michael Kelly, Emily […]

Essalona Johnson dies in Michigan

Essalona Adams Johnson, 83, formerly of Virgie, died March 2 in Michigan. Born in Pike County to the late Milburn and Belva Riddle Adams, she was the widow of Eugene Johnson. She was a sister of the late Frank Adams, Charlie Adams, Jimmy Adams, Bobbie Tackett, and an infant twin sister, Joann Adams. Surviving are a daughter, Rita Johnson, Melvindale, […]

Rites are held for Betty Holmes

Betty Lou Collier Holmes, 64 of Jeffersonville, Ind., died February 17 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center following a short illness. Born in Jackhorn to the late Monroe and Cletis Collier, she was the widow of James Holmes. She was a sister of the late Lois Jean Potter and Luther Potter Jr. She was graduated from the Fleming-Neon High School in […]




Mother Earth arising for spring

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. “Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust.” Psalm 40:4. The past week has brought such pleasant weather. I’ve been enjoying the sunshine while sitting on my deck watching the robins gorge themselves with worms. This is such a wonderful time in nature. There’s a fresh smell in […]