- From McDowell County, West Virginia.
- She began singing and playing wth her father’s bluegrass band, Alan Johnston and Highway 52.
- 2009, released “Hurricane” album.
- 2012, took an extended time off from touring and recording to take care of her one-year-old daughter Lyric who had become seriously ill.
- 2013, she was inducted as member of the Wheeling (WV) Jamboree.
- 2014, released From the Barroom to the Steeple album, produced by Clay Hess.