Sunday, March 22
Wednesday, March 18
Yes, the economy is bad. People are losing their jobs, businesses are closing and the fate of the nation is relying on the auto part industry. Huh? Well, judging by this photo in Greensboro, O'Reilly Auto Parts has jumped on the auto parts craze. As you can see in the photo, they are building beside Advance Auto Parts. Right beside Advance (to the left), you see Auto Zone! Three parts store side-by-side-by-side. I'm not sure this competitiveness will fix the global economy, however it will ensure you can find the part you need without traveling far!
"On the Lighter Side" is a series of interesting and unique blips dedicated to funny photos and videos captured by the BIN.
Sunday, March 15
BRILES – Mrs. Theresa Sheldrick (Pat) Carter-Briles, of Dorr, MI passed away Monday, March 9, 2009 with family by her side. She will live on in memory and will be greatly missed by her children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Sr. and son, Wayne Briles, Jr., three sisters, Bobby Tudor, Dorothy Schaeffer, JoAnn Bean, and husband, Gerald Briles. Surviving are her children, Katherine Clements, Hazen Briles, Shelly Holmes, Edith Briles, Kenneth (Irene) Briles, Dale (Sherrie) Briles, Mark (Iwanna) Briles, Margaret “Peggy” Briles; 26 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren and two in the oven; sister, Alice (Carter) Marrs; several nieces and nephews. Theresa was a member of the ACRDC – Older American Program. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2009 at Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church, 3562 – 136th Ave., Hamilton, MI with Pastor Mark Inman officiating. Interment Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola County, MI. The family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave., and one hour prior to the service at church. Memorial contributions may be made to Diamond Springs Wesleyan Church.
His wife's death notice is below. The BIN apologizes for missing this notice:
LEXINGTON-Peggy Jane Metters Parks, 79, passed Friday, February 20, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral service will 1:00 am at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington Chapel; Rev. Jay Belk officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery. Born on March 3, 1929 in Randolph County to John H. Metters and Mary C. Swing Metters. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers David Metters, John Franklin Metters and Jack Thomas Metters and a sister Ernestine King Cozart. Surviving are her husband Donald Jerry Parks of the home. They were married March 29, 1947. Also surviving are sons J. Randall Parks and wife Karen of Lexington and Craig Parks and wife Marnita of Salisbury; daughters Donna Kirk and husband Doug and Bonnie Hughes of Lexington; grandchildren Caroline Parks Swaim and husband Michael of Thomasville, Eric Parks of Lexington, Deanna Kirk Fuertes and husband Brian of King, Dara Kirk Nifong and husband Samuel of Wallburg, John Kirk and fiancé Jayme Davidson of Concord, Jacob Parks and Jesse Parks both of Salisbury; great-grandchildren Kaitlyn Swaim, Hailey Swaim, Sara Nifong, Kyle Nifong, Andrew Fuertes and Ella Fuertes; brother Paul Metters and wife Mary Catherine of Jacksonville; sisters Jewel Parks of Lexington and Blanche Broadway and husband James of Oak Island.
Saturday, March 14
Friday, March 13
Sunday, March 1
Paul Harvey was the most listened-to broadcaster in America having an audience of over 22 million people. His career began in 1933, which last well over 76 years. I was blessed with the sounds of Paul Harvey back in 1981 when I was radio broadcaster for WRNC in Reidsville, NC. His famous news casts each day and the nail-biting "The Rest of the Story" segments were the trademark of Harvey. Every broadcaster I crossed paths with wanted to emulate Paul Harvey who seemed to captivate his audiences with folksiness and disjointed style of presenting the world events.
Paul Harvey's legacy has already had a profound affect on me as a former broadcaster and the curator of this web site and as a Producer/Director for Video Impressions. The BIN would like to extend condolences to the Harvey Family as we celebrate the life of Paul Harvey during this time of sorrow and say goodbye with his famous closing..."Good Day"
Cami is the daughter of Rodney "Trent" and Tosha MEDLIN Briles, curators of this web site. Cameron will be attending kindergarten in the fall, however she is not looking forward to the change. Attending the party were both sets of grandparents, Uncle Derek and Aunt TC Medlin, her cousin Chase and his parents Bruce and Betty Draughn and Shirley Hill. Cami is seen here sitting with her grandparents, Jim and Cathy Cameron Briles. We look forward to many more birthdays with the Spoofy! Here is the link for Cameron's birthday gathering at her favorite place.