The tough unbeaten Martinsville Bulldogs stayed unbeaten Thursday night as they downed the Floyd County […]
The death of 60-year-old actress and author Carrie Fisher from a heart attack suffered on a plane while traveling from London to Los Angeles became the latest reminder of the mortality that all of us face.
Most of the funerals I have attended in the past dozen years have been for those younger.
God, we are told, has a plan for all of us. If so, why does an alcoholic newspaperman who spent too much time working in the sordid world of politics survive why others who appear far more deserving of life do not?
Fights and disturbances broke out in shopping malls around America on the day after Christmas Monday.
In Chicago, police report 61 people shot with 11 killed in various incidents in the city over the holiday weekend.
Here in Floyd County, a local minister took to Facebook to warn all of us that a “second coming” is just around the corner and we sinners had better get our affairs in order.
We head into the final week of 2016, finishing the year in controversy but heading into another 12 months of much concern, controversy and consternation.
In Floyd County, we wrap up a year that saw a shooting of a deputy, firing of a controversial school superintendent, news of sexual abuse by a hardware store employee in Harrisonburg who talked a county high school student to pose nude and pleasure herself on a webcam and smartphone and merger of Floyd’s local bank with one in Grayson County.
From Amy and I, our best wishes for a Merry Christmas or, depending on your preferences/beliefs, a happy season to honor and rejoice.
It is a special time to honor our beliefs and values.
This has been a challenging year.
May 2017 bring all that we need and cherish.
Be safe, be happy and be well.
An obscenity-shouting white woman in Louisville, Kentucky, this week screamed at a an apparent Hispanic […]