New week with a lot going on

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,...
Raindrops keep falling on our dread

Raindrops keep falling on our dread

The National Weather Service expanded the flood watch for Floyd County and the surrounding regions Thursday morning warning the likelihood of heavy rains and flooding through 7 a.m. Saturday. With rain piling on top of what are already records amount of precipitation...
Time for the voters to decide

Time for the voters to decide

Polls opened at 6 a.m. and remain open until 7 p.m. in Floyd County and the rest of Virginia Tuesday for the midterm election that some call one of the most important contests in recent memory. At stake in Virginia are the U.S. Senate seat currently held by former...
Plenty of ham at the food bank lunch

Plenty of ham at the food bank lunch

The lunch Wednesday for Floyd’s Plenty Food Bank featured great soup and ham sandwiches. The ham came from a truck that broke down in the county and truck owners ordered the driver to dump boxes of Smithfield hams into a dumpster but the folks at Plenty, with...
Oversleeping and thoughts about Floyd County

Oversleeping and thoughts about Floyd County

Slept in this morning.  Instead of rising before 5 am, I stumbled into the bathroom closest to our bedroom, deposited the overnight accumulation of a full bladder and returned to the bed and its warm covers for another four hours of sleep as the wind howled outside...