Happy Anniversary My Love

Nobody really gave us a chance: The once-married, hard-living and even harder-drinking newspaperman and the young actress who made a name for herself as the resident heroine on the Goldenrod Showboat in St. Louis. When they started dating, the skeptics said he was just after another conquest and she was…well..nobody was really sure what she […]

The Buffaloes bounce back

Floyd County High School’s varsity football team rebounded from a season-opening loss last week to Christiansburg by stomping Rural Retreat 48-20 Friday night for the home opener. Dorian Harris (above), aided by key blocking, shredded the RR defense with rushing touchdowns while the Buffalo defense stepped up (below) with key quarterback sacks an solid wall […]

A welcome addition to Floyd's music scene

New this year on Floyd’s ever-expanding music scene is the Thurday night series of concerts at Hotel Floyd. At a time when the cost of enjoying music is going up at some venues, the Hotel Floyd series if free to the public and features popular area bands with a mix of music. Franklin County bluegrass […]

Yeah we need the rain but…

Another day, another round of storms, another flood watch. Another day of watching helplessly as my driveway washes away and ends up somewhere in Franklin County. Another day when another tree will probably fall and/or more limbs will come cascading down. If I dare complain about the weather over a breakfast table at Blue Ridge […]