Day: June 24, 2016

Dr. Ralph Stanley: 1927-2016

Virginia and bluegrass lost a lost a legend Thursday night. Ralph Edmund Stanley, “Dr. Ralph,” died from skin cancer at age 89. The man from Spraddle Creek in Dickenson County first played a banjo, given to him by his mother, in church at 11. After serving in the Amy in World War II, Stanley and

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Busy final weekend of June

Want something to do this weekend?  Not hard to find something. Friday, June 24 The Floyd Artisan Market shows off its wares in the Community Market Pavilion at 205 S. Locust St. from 5 – 9 p.m. The Friday Night Jamboree kicks off at 6:30 pm. at The Country Store, 206 S. Locust St., with

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