Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tippi Hedren coming to Floyd to film psychological thriller

“House of Good and Evil” a"psyhological horror" film helmed by cinematographer-turned-director David Mun is set to begin shooting in Floyd County in September. Tippi Hedrin...

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...

Underage sex can be legal in Virginia & elsewhere

An area man wanted the 17 year-old boyfriend  of his 15 year-old granddaughter charged with statutory rape after his daughter and the girl's mother...

Moonshine flap at Christiansburg High School

Another controversy over a television "reality" show, this one hitting close to home. The girls' head basketball coach at Christiansburg High School resigned Wednesday and...

Fake cop is not offering a blue light special

The fake cop that is pulling over drivers in Floyd County and other areas struck again this past weekend, posing as an unmarked police...

Is Virginia Tech’s new president worth $700,000 a year?

The new president of Virginia Tech will pull down about $700,o00 for his first year on the job, including a base salary of a...

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...

Are smartphones reducing sex by teens?

Smartphones are everywhere -- in malls, in restaurants, on the street, in driver's seats (unfortunately) and in the hands of just about every teenager...

Disagree with the school chief? Here comes the law

Two Floyd County deputy sheriffs showed up at Rob Neukirch's home in town recently with a letter from School Superintendent Kevin Harris. The letter warned...