Lies, damn lies and just politics

Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends.
We’re so glad you could attend.
Come inside! Come inside!

These lyrics from Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Karn Evil 9 is from their album “Brain Salad Surgery” and, while written and produced back in 1973 — 42 years ago — aptly illustrate the circus currently masquerading as the Sheriff’s campaign for Floyd County in 2015.

Bailiff dismissal ramps up talk on sheriff’s race

Lots of talk in the county along with several days of social media postings on the dismissal of court bailiff Jimmy Howery on the day a letter by him endorsing county sheriff candidate Doug Weddle appeared in The Floyd Press. This brought commentary pro and con on Facebook groups that focus on Floyd along with […]

Several seek county offices

As local elections take center stage in Floyd County and throughout the Old Dominion in 2015, voters here will have a variety of choices for races where incumbents are retiring or have moved on to other positions.