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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Hard work…and that’s no bull

Bull riding returned to the Floyd County Fair this year with two riders scoring points and most others hitting the dust. Several events in rodeo...

Riding in a fog is never a good idea

Rode my Harley-Davidson Dyna down to Roanoke and back Thursday to meet with doctors about upcoming surgical procedures in two weeks. Great weather for the...

Friday the 13th: ‘Tis the day to be folly

Today is Friday, the 13th. It is also a full moon. Writes Sean Hutchinson on Mental Floss: The truth is that no one is absolutely sure where...

Be prepared? I doubt Boy Scouts are prepared for this.

Were you a Boy Scout?  I was, back in the  1950s.  I served as an Explorer Scoutmaster in Illinois in the 1970s. Now, if I...

A horrible day that changed America

[vimeo 8592282 w=800 h=600] Eighteen years ago, I had just left my car parked near the State Department building in downtown Washington, DC, when my...

A dog’s life can be a lot of fun

Floyd's Warren Lineberry Park is a haven for dogs, even during the musical events.  They play with their owners and find the park a...

By the light of a silvery moon

The sky was not fully dark when I left downtown Floyd Saturday after a full day of shooting assignments for paper but I saw...

Post sunset on a Thursday night

As a photographer, I should be ashamed that I seldom use the camera that is always attached to my belt -- my iPhone. It's a...

What does Greenwich Mean Time really mean?

While using the Floyd Country Store's W-Fi to compose and send in a story on today's court proceedings, I noticed a guy at the...

In search of a Floyd County yard sale on Labor Day

Took a motorcycle ride up U.S. 221 from Floyd towards Willis Monday in search of what used to be a string of yard sales...