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

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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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Community Tennis Courts tops in country

Ida Jones Tennis Award

Sharon Nickels Ratliff, right, talks about playing tennis on the Ida Stone Jones Tennis courts in Bristol, Tennessee with her friend Phyllis Wood on Tuesday.  The Tennis courts were just honored by a National Organization as one of the top two public courts in the country.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/bristol-s-new-tennis-center-wins-national-recognition/article_6f6d73ca-1941-58d5-a988-9a42b79415d1.html

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Bristol Pirates vs Princeton Rays Baseball

Pirates vs Rays

Bristol Pirates #14 Jason  Delay slides into second safe as Princeton Rays ##3 Justin Bridgman jumps for a wild throw.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/bullpen-dooms-bribucs-after-promising-stratton-start/article_e3c4892a-6b68-11e7-9a67-2bbd07b7a63d.html

National Performance Band practices at Virginia High School

Legends Practice at Bristol

John Newcomb practices on the Vibraphone during rehersal day for the Legends Drum & Bugle Corps  using Virginia High School as a practice location on Monday as they prepare for a performance in the Knoxville, Tennessee area later this week.  Newcomb is 19 and from Dayton, Ohio.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/michigan-drum-corps-stops-at-virginia-high-to-prepare-for/article_fce0d23c-5e7c-5cf9-8122-77a06e217e16.html

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Sullivan County Fentanyl Death

Fentanyl Death

Assistant District Attorney General for the Second Judicial District in Sullivan County Gene Perrin, left, listens to Dr. C.A. “Pete” Renfro talk about the death of his son Fred A. Renfro from usage of Fentanyl that was bought from overseas.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/little-understood-drug-fentanyl-becoming-clear-and-present-danger-in/article_0290c995-f23b-50ba-945e-bdfffb6f0d9f.html