57.8 F
Floyd
Friday, February 15, 2019

Temperatures could reach 72 degrees Thursday

Enjoy the warm weather over the next couple of days because winter returns with arctic blasts over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts a...

Tough, in-your-face basketball between Floyd and Glenvar

Busy night for the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes varsity team as they took on a tough Glenvar team last Friday night on...

Is the end near for Ralph Northam’s governorship?

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Most of those who monitor the state government happenings in Richmond and around...

Past is present & sins don’t fade away

Gov. Ralph Northam Embattled Virginia governor Ralph Northam's last chance of surviving his use of blackface for...

Racism controversy swamps Gov. Northam

Lots of valid questions need answers on why Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam may or my not appeared in blackface or in a Ku...

Lots to do on first weekend of February

Busy first weekend of February.  Basketball homecoming at Floyd County High School Friday night, Groundhog Day (in Pennsylvania), The Floyd Radio Show, Super Bowl...

How cold is it? Pretty darn chilly

Back in the Tonight Show heydays of Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon would often ask: "How cold is it?" The...

Schools closed as latest winter storm arrives

No classes Tuesday for Floyd County public schools.  The school board pulled the plug early, announcing the closing Monday afternoon, as did school system...

Cold, winter storms among us

As has happened too many other times in this winter, Floyd County and our part of Southwestern Virginia are "on the edge" of where rain turns to snow -- which means our rain could be mixed with ice.

If newspapers die, can journalism survive?

Over the last 15 years, I've watched newspapers around the nation cut back and now must ponder death of news profession itself.