Tag: Board of Supervisors

Musings

New week with a lot going on

Busy week with the beginning of a new court term, drug court, grand jury and a mess of cases before Floyd County Circuit Court Tuesday, along with the opening meeting of 2019 for Supervisors. High school sports kick off the week with girls basketball (middle school, JV and varsity) at home Monday, starting at 4:30

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Musings

Back into the fray with court and supervisors

After a slow period — news wise — we head back into a full day of Floyd County Circuit Court, followed by the evening meeting of the County Board of Supervisors — kicked off by a public hearing on the last part of the new level of taxes we all face in the coming year.

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Musings

So much to cover, so little time

As a contractor who covers both the Floyd County Board of Supervisors and the Circuit Court as a reporter, and a photographer who tries to cover the increasingly busy high school sports schedule, I find a lot of conflicts. On Tuesday, I have a major court hearing that conflicts with the supervisors meeting, so Floyd

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Musings

Interesting times ahead for the Board of Supervisors

Only one scheduled meetings for the Floyd County Board of Supervisors for the laast two months of 2017. The board meets Tuesday for its one meeting of November instead of the two meetings (second Tuesday in a day meeting that starts at 8:30 a.m. and the fourth Tuesday for a night meeting starting at 7

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Musings

Boothe unseats Supervisor chairman Clinger

Courthouse District voters Tuesday fired County Board of Supervisors chairman Casey Clinger and returned former representative Jerry Bishop to the seat he gave up in 2009. With 100 percent of the votes counted, Boothe collected 51.87 percent (526 votes) to Clingers 47.63 percent (483 votes), the second upset of a seated county chairman in recent

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Musings

Rain, Wind Today & Sun by Wednesday

Yep, that was thunder overhead between 5 and 6 a.m. Monday.  Thunderstorms in January. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) says we just came off the warmest year (at least the warmest since they started tracking these sorts of things). Some could say the hot air emanating from Washington could be responsible for global

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Musings

Questions, relief over firing of school boss

The five-year tenure as school superintendent for Kevin Harris came to a sudden end Wednesday night at the hands in a 4-1 vote by the Floyd County School Board and appears to be welcomed by many in a community that long-ago tired of his hair-trigger temper that led to public and private outbursts with teachers,

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Politics

One chance to hear candidates face-to-face

Floyd County residents face choices between two candidates for Sheriff, three candidates including a Republican incumbent, a Democratic challenger and an independent for Burks Fork Supervisor; a man or a woman for Little River Supervisors; and two candidates for School Board in the upcoming local elections on Nov. 3. Those who want to see the

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Musings

Oops! My bad for missing a candidate

In our roundup of contested races for Floyd County, I omitted Michael Schumann’s name from the list of three candidates for Burks Fork Supervisor.

No slight intended. I mentioned a third candidate for the post but stupidly failed to list Schumann’s name.

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