Courting disaster

Courting disaster

There was a time, not that many years ago, when Circuit Court in Floyd County was a once-a-month affair. Then it was twice a month on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Now it’s every Tuesday and — more than often — other days of the week as...
Harley group wins Virginia chili cook-off

Harley group wins Virginia chili cook-off

The Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group, which includes members from Floyd County — including Stayce Eller, this year’s chapter director — won the Virginia Championship Chili Cook-off today. The group can represent Virginia in the national cook-off in...
Baseball Buffs notch 5-3 win over Glenvar

Baseball Buffs notch 5-3 win over Glenvar

Floyd County High School’s varsity baseball team continued its perfect record in district play Friday with a 5-3 win over Glenvar. A five-run fourth inning gave the Buffaloes the victory as Matt Bary socked a three-run homer and Venny Kuchenbach sent a two-run...
So, where’s the controversy?

So, where’s the controversy?

A local elected official asked over coffee Thursday why my controversial writing has not returned since my release from the hospital following a near-fatal motorcycle accident. I had to stop and think about the question, not realizing that my writing style had changed...
Sunset

Sunset

With Spring finally coming, at least we hope so by the first of May, it is past time to get out the cameras and capture the beauty of the area. Living in the Blue Ridge Mountains has its advantages.