Author: DOUG THOMPSON

Lady Buffs volleyball squads sweep Alleghany

Floyd County High School’s Lady Buffaloes continued their winning ways Thursday night at home against the Alleghany’s Mounties. The varsity took down the visitors 25-10, 25-9,25-11 with Haley Dalton’s 11 kills, Jaycee Dalton’s 14 digs and Kenzee Dalton’s 30 assists to lead the team’s sweep. Ditto for the JV, which wiped out Alleghany 2-0. The

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Sammy Shelor headlines a big weekend lineup

The banjo wizardry of Sammy Shelor takes over the stage of The Floyd County Store Saturday with Springfield Exit as a highlight of this October weekend in and around Floyd County. Lots of other music as well, with the Friday Night Jamboree, Cover Dawg at Buffalo Mountain Brewery and the Thrillbillyz at Dogtown on Friday.

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Floyd County moonscapes

Another beautiful autumn moon over Floyd County. Been shooting moon photos for more than 55 years and with newer equipment and long lenses, getting sharper and more detailed images is easier. This month’s full moon was captured with a 400 mm Canon lens with a 2X Tele-Extender on a EOS-1DS digital body from the top

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Buffaloes give Beale 225th win by routing Allegheny

Floyd County High School’s varsity Buffaloes football squad gave coach Winfred Beale his 225th win Friday night in Low Moor with a 49-14 rout over the Allegheny Mountaineers. Buffalo quarterback Avery Chaffin tossed two touchdown passes and ran for a third, Braden Chaffin caught a TD pass and ran for another and Kaleb Fenton took

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Music, arts, yoga, cancer benefit & more

Besides music, art, yoga and other events this upcoming weekend, volleyball fans can support efforts to fight cancer Thursday night as the Floyd County High School Lady Buffaloes Varsity and Junior Varsity face off against Carroll County’s Lady Cavaliers. The action begins at 5:30 p.m. with the JV match, followed by Varsity at 7:00 p.m.

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FCHS JV Volleyball: Undefeated so far this season

All three of Floyd County High School’s volleyball teams (Middle School, Junior Varsity and Varsity) have strong winning records this season and the JV Lady Buffaloes remain undefeated. Some teams have threatened that perfect record but, in the end, the JV ladies have come through by the end of each game. Likewise, the Middle Schoolers

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Large crowd, cool weather for Arts & Crafts Festival

A large throng moved through the myriad arts & crafts booths that filled both gymnasiums at Floyd County High School and overflowed out on the grass in front of the building for two-day Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Floyd this year. More photos and a complete story by editor Ashley Spinx in the next

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