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Get planting before ground freezes over
Though most of us get the itch to garden in the spring, fall is the best time to plant wildflowers, trees, and shrubs for wildlife. That’s because fall plantings have time to recover from transplant shock before new growth begins.
A Saturday run in the sun
When Nick Whited woke up on Saturday morning in preparation for the 16th Annual Beckley Half Marathon, he expected the cool and frosty autumn weather for which southern West Virginia is known.
Class A showdown not only big game on tonight’s football slate
Week 6 of the high school football season is upon us, and some big games fill the area schedule — aside from the Class A battle of undefeateds.
Racing a full-time job for Davenport
Most drivers at Beckley Motorsports Park race for the fun of it.
They work a full day, tinker with their cars at night, and race them on the weeken
Golfers gather to raise money, remember friend
For the fourth straight year, The Ben McGraw First Tee Classic honored the memory of Beckley native Ben McGraw, who was killed in a tragic car accident in April of 2009, when he was just 19 years old.
Beltran HR keys Cards’ rout of Pirates in Game 1
Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.
Weeden rallies Browns past Bills, 37-24
Quarterback Brandon Weeden replaced injured starter Brian Hoyer and rallied the Cleveland Browns to a 37-24 win Thursday night over the Buffalo Bills, who also lost starting rookie quarterback EJ Manuel with a knee injury.
Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Braves 6-1 in Game 1
Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 during seven dominant innings, Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the bumbling Atlanta Braves 6-1 in Game 1 of the NL division series Thursday night.
Road Rays beat Indians 4-0 in wild-card game
As champagne bottles were being carried into Tampa Bay's boisterous celebration, equipment bags were hustled out of the clubhouse and loaded onto carts before being taken to the airport.
Gentlemen, start your engines
It’s going to get loud in Prosperity.
Hundreds of racing cars and thousands of fans are descending upon Beckley Motorsports Park for three days of dirt track racing at the FASTRAK World Championships.
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