Category: Musings

Remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The inspirational words Rev. Bill Lee, pastor of Loudoun Avenue Christian Church in Roanoke for 39 years before retiring in 2016, invoked the words and memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday morning at the Second Annual Celebration of King’s life at the Floyd County High School Auditorium. Rev. Lee reminded the crowd that

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Warm times, some rain, for music, weekend fun

Nippy weather — and the brief bout with snow and ice on Tuesday — give way to warmer days and nights, starting Friday and extending into next week for Floyd County and surrounding areas. Highs in the 50s on Fridays, rain is expected Saturday but the thermometer is forecast to hit 62 with an overnight

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Photo ops: County Board reorganization, Harman Classic

After failing to take a single photo over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, I picked my trusty Canons back up Thursday morning for a trip over to the Floyd County Government Center on Oxford Street to meet Floyd Press editor Ashley Spinks for the reorganizational meeting of the Board of Supervisors. The meeting was

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New Year with the Windows 10 Upgrade Blues

Many people ended the year and decade at parties celebrated the New Year, Others had to work. A deployment of Marines with two Skyhawk helicopters spent New Year’s Eve en route to the embattled American Embassy in Baghdad to aid diplomats and staff holed up in a safe room as Iraqi dissidents stormed the Embassy

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