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Friday, February 15, 2019

Jamboree’s dancing mix

The mix of dancers at The Friday Night Jamboree are an eclectic group that crosses generational and ethnic lines. That mixture increases in the fall...

Focusing on the cheeleaders

Floyd County High School's cheerleading squads add a lot to the athletic events and have been a pleasure to photograph over the past 12...

Horsing around and more in Check

Check's community festival brought area residents together for games, music, food and a horse pull at the elementary school Sunday, plus a gathering of...

Good weather, good music, good weekend

A nice, albeit hot, weekend for the area and lots on tab for those of us who always want and need something to do. Good,...

A little slice of time

When photographing high school sports, I often try to look for a right instant of time to catch action or a look by an...

Hitting the dirt, bull riding style

The bulls bucked, the riders flew and the rodeo clowns helped keep things safe Friday night at Chantilly Farms as the Floyd Livestock and...

In photography, luck is often key

Spent about three hours this morning selecting about 45 photographs to submit to The Floyd Press for this week's paper. The 45  selections were culled...

Youth helps preserve bluegrass & traditional music

Some might claim that bluegrass and traditional country music serves the older generation but spending two days at the Chantilly Farms Bluegrass & BBQ...

Brings people together

Floyd is a diverse area and that diversity is most visible in the music heritage that dominates the county and Southwestern Virginia. I shot this photo on Locust Street on a Friday night in Floyd in 2007. It still is one of my favorites because it shows young and old and those of different lifestyles playing together. The music brings people together.

Sunrise

Perhaps, after all the clouds, rain and cooler than normal weather, we can actually now enjoy Spring and then Summer. Perhaps. Then, again, Mother Nature is...