Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Floyd County High School’s Buffaloes took the Conference 38 volleyball final Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Glenvar but they had to come back from a 22-17 deficit in the fourth game. Riley Underwood had 16 kills and 37 digs, Haley Avencini blocked eight...
Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Osama bin Laden deserved to die

Normally, I wouldn’t cheer the death of a human being but the killing of master terrorist Osama bin Laden by a team of Navy SEALs Sunday was a well-deserved, justifiable homicide of the man who planned the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and...
Liars, damn liars and Anthem Blue Cross

Liars, damn liars and Anthem Blue Cross

Eleven months ago, my weight — which has grown steadily over the past few years — hit a knee-staggering 280 pounds. My doctor warned me that my blood sugar had reached the bottom threshold to signal a threat for diabetes. She recommended I deal with the...
In search of…a non-partisan America

In search of…a non-partisan America

Put 300-plus miles on my motorcycle Saturday, riding mountain roads and stopping only for gas and to view the beauty of a country that I love, have served, and now appear doomed to mourn. On my Harley, I’m removed from the mind-numbing tsunami of political...

A time for 'none of the above'

After watching Virginia’s two gubernatorial wannabes hack away at each other in a televised debate Monday night, I’m hoping this year’s ballot has a a check box for “none of the above.”Neither Bath County’s Creigh Deeds or Northern...