The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 4, 2014

Thumbs - Saturday, January 4, 2014


Thumbs up ... to a successful deer hunting season. In West Virginia, hunters harvested 56,333 bucks during the two-week buck firearms season. The 2012 harvest was 56,276. The top 10 counties for buck harvest were Jackson, Ritchie, Roane, Preston, Lewis, Hampshire, Braxton, Wood, Wetzel and Greenbrier.

Thumbs up ... to the West Virginia University Foundation’s successful fundraising campaign. At present trends, the foundation should reach its $750 million mark well ahead of the December 2015 deadline. So far, the foundation has received 75 gifts of $1 million or more.

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    If they attended, lawmakers would see strides made by TWV

    July 31, 2014

  • VA breakthrough

    Compromise shows Congress can put partisanship aside for the proper cause

    July 30, 2014

  • Doughnut holes

    Annexation benefits outweigh the taxes

    July 29, 2014

  • The play’s the thing

    TWV twins reveal local riches that can’t be found anywhere else

    July 27, 2014

  • Primary care

    DHHR program weans folks away from the ER

    July 24, 2014

  • Rain? What Rain?

    Community still enjoys auto fair despite uncooperative weather

    July 23, 2014

  • Do tell

    It’s hard to keep a secret in today’s here-a-camera, there-a-camera, everywhere-a-camera world. Whatever one does that is embarrassing is immediately posted on YouTube, Facebook or other social media of choice.

    July 22, 2014

  • Juvenile justice

    West Virginia nearly doubled the rate it sent youths to juvenile facilities from 1997 to 2011, in contrast to declining rates of youthful incarceration elsewhere in the United States.

    July 20, 2014

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  • Do something

     Johnstown police have charged three men in the brutal murder early Sunday of a city academy student.

    July 18, 2014