The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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  • You may know more bird songs than you think

    Early migrants began returning several weeks ago. Turkey vultures, killdeer, and phoebes were probably as befuddled by the late winter weather as we were. But by early April, we should be safe from any more extended cold snaps. And that means the parade of returning migratory birds will accelerate every week.

    March 30, 2014

  • 033014 Coats.jpg Old hunting dogs still have the passion, so take them with you

    “Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.”
    — Sydney Jeanne Seward

    March 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 033014 toughman Saturday night’s alright for fighting at area Toughman

    Elton John was nowhere to be found in the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, but his words remained true — Saturday night was alright for fighting.

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas eyes title belt at Toughman

    Bobby Thomas Jr, is a man of few words. He prefers to do his talking in the ring.
    But when asked what he expects in tonight’s fight with Eric Watkins, he stopped and thought about it.
    “What’s it going to take to win?” Thomas asked. “I want a knockout. A good knockout. Not a stoppage. I want a good, clean knockout.”

    March 28, 2014

  • 032914 toughman First night of Toughman filled with excitement

     The night began just as it had 35 times before, with Jerry Thomas standing in the middle of the ring — sporting a red blazer and a microphone in hand — welcoming the thousands in attendance to The Original Toughman Contest.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Toughman returns tonight for 35th year

    Tonight will be a night like none other for West Virginia Sports Promotion’s Jerry Thomas.

    March 27, 2014

  • 032714 PATTERNING PIC.jpg Get shotguns ready for gobbler season

    Step one: Let’s pattern that shotgun.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Salango remembered as area boxing great, tough guy

    To those who knew West Virginia Boxing Hall of Famer Noah Salango, he had many names.

    March 26, 2014

  • 032614 miners Shake, rattle and roll

    Casey Roderick, center, driver of the No. 7 Graham Motorsports/West Virginia Miners car, won th season-opening 38th annual Rattler 250 March 15 at South Alabama Speedway.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Greenbrier’s Old White course to celebrate its 1st century

    It was 100 years ago that one of America’s most legendary golf courses was inaugurated, and at exactly 8:24 a.m. this Saturday, a guest of The Greenbrier will step to the tee of the Old White course and launch a golf shot marking the first century of continuous play.

    March 25, 2014

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