Get mad. Then run for office

Politics, even locally, is often driven by anger, and people who are mad at the way things are are driving a surge of entries into races this year for Floyd County elections. Kerry Underwood, co-owner of Oddfellas Cantina and distiller of legal moonshine whiskey, got mad over things like an appointment to the Floyd County […]

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 […]