Day: April 19, 2014

Alumni fun for charity

Joshua’s Hoops for HOPE, an annual charity basketball game featuring players from past Floyd County High School teams, took over the old gym at the school Saturday afternoon and early evening with three exciting games that showed athletes don’t lose their competitive edge when they age. Alumni from the girls basketball teams played to a

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Floyd Friday night faces

Unseasonably cool and damp weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd at the Friday Night Jamboree in Floyd on, of course, Friday night. Although the weather was not warm enough for the street musicians to populate the sidewalks, those who provide the music for a Friday night jammed in the barber shop and

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Dancing the night away

The Patrick Henry Travelers, a local clogging group that features several regulars from the dance floor of Floyd’s Friday Night Jamboree, entertained the crowd at the weekly bluegrass gathering on, you guessed it, Friday night at the Floyd Country Store. At Katy and the Bubbatones provided music from the stage, the Travelers put on a

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Floyd’s musical heritage

At various times in one’s life, a question on why we were put on this earth may arise. I’ve pondered that question more than once over the years but, as a jockeyed around musicians, dancers and others at Floyd’s Friday Night Jamboree, the answer may be that my purpose in life may be to document

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