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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Grin and Bear it

Meet Bear, the motorcycle riding cat. Bear is from Roanoke and he and his staff rode into Floyd Sunday for a visit. That's right, we said...

Abandoned towns and shattered dreams

Any tour of Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky or West Virginia seems like a trip through a fading past.  As I cruise the back...

An indictment is not a conviction or indicator of guilt

A story I wrote in last week's Floyd Press -- about the indictment of a female member of Floyd County's rescue squad on four...

Memories from a life that’s no longer in the cards

While looking for something this past week, I came across a box containing many memories of eras gone by -- a collection of membership...

New Year, old driveway blues

I knew before daylight dawned that I would not like what I would find in our driveway.  After battling the torrential rainfalls that kept...

Virginians overwhelmingly oppose tea party tactics in Washington

A new poll from Quinnipiac University says Virginians, by nearly a 3-1 majority, oppose Congress using Obamacare as a way to delay approval of...

Past time to rain on our parade

Dark, ominous clouds loomed on the horizon Monday night as I rode my Harley out of Roanoke and headed home after a long day. Then...

The coaches

They are the mentors of high school athletes who are also our children, our grandchildren, our nieces and our nephews. They can be tough, even...

Saying farewell to the Space Shuttle

On Friday afternoon, I plan to watch the scheduled liftoff for the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavor from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It...

A society of distractions

Heading into Floyd the other day on U.S. 221 South just past Ingram's store when a northbound Ford Taurus came over the hill, straddling...