Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Blue Jays over Pirates in Bristol, Virginia

Pirates vs Blue Jays

Blue Jays #7 Jesus Navarro goes high for the ball as Pirates #18 Melvin Jimenez goes low and safe into second base on Tuesday.

Pirates vs Blue Jays

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/noda-leads-bluefield-over-struggling-bribucs/article_61675a94-71b6-11e7-a0f8-8f1efc523e31.html

Award Winning Photography 2017

Snowy Friday in Bristol

1st. Place Best Feature Photograph Tennessee Press Association 2017

Michael Rainey got his face full of snow after tubing down the hill along Broad Street in Bristol, Tennessee on Friday.  The morning snow added to the snow from the Wednesday snow storm that came through the area.

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/winter-blast-strikes-region-police-unsure-if-death-weather-related/article_36fabb73-104e-5876-93c1-2ce8d633c7b9.html

Celebrate Bristol July Fourth

1st. Place Midwest Region – July 2016 – Feature/Single National Press Photographers Association

2nd. Place Feature - Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media Editors 2017

3rd. Place Best Feature Photograph - Tennessee Press Association 2017

Eugene Williams was the winner of the watermelon eating contest during the Celebrate Bristol Fouth of July celebration on Monday.

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/local/hundreds-turn-out-as-bristol-marks-independence-day/article_1ca31424-c2d1-5acf-adc6-9c319f86c893.html

Interstate Log Truck

2nd Place Best News Photograph - Tennessee Press Association 2017

3rd. Place Spot News Photo - Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media Editors Awards 2017

Logs are scattered along I81 North on Thursday after a log truck lost its load.  The interstate was closed for some time as the logs were moved off the road and the truck was righted and moved.

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/driver-ok-after-i--log-truck-crash/article_e0584194-b6ac-5734-8a3b-e7e775e950c4.html

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Family came to America and made the Dream come True

The Shabeldeen Family in Bristol

Fred Shabeldeen and his wife, Ratha, hold the family photo with first son Sammy, from when they moved to US from Lebanon in 1948. Opened several restaurants and new is retired in Bristol, Tennessee.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/community/couple-from-lebanon-makes-success-through-hard-work-common-sense/article_b5568218-ab2f-552e-9765-f5311e7723cb.html

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Remote Area Medical Clinic at Wise

Remote Area Medical Wise

Matthew Kennedy gets his eyes checked at the Remote Area Medical Clinic  on Friday in Wise, Virginia. Kennedy is from Norton, Virginia. Dr. Amanda Umlandt from Grundy, Virginia is checking his retinas.

Remote Area Medical Wise

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/heartbreaking-need-thousands-attend-free-health-clinic-in-wise/article_a79abd74-214d-53b7-b6f1-5bc685b8c3f3.html

Friday, July 21, 2017

Car Seat inspection at YWCA

Child Seat Safety Check

Jessica Aletras, right, helps Amber Green, left, with her childseat in her Nissan Car on Thursday at the YWCA during a Child Seat Safety Seat check sponsored by Bristol Promise, Buckle up for Life and the YWCA.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/car-seat-inspection-helps-educate-parents/article_a10fccd4-6e10-11e7-b8c2-db150c04dc09.html