Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX

Larue Barnes

Larue Barnes
  • Ralph Garrett w medals.jpg Larue Barnes: Master of trades

    Ralph Mullendore Garrett of Cleburne was born in Bethany, W.Va., on Christmas Day, 1923 — maybe 200 years too late, he jokingly says.

    January 8, 2012 2 Photos

  • sylvia boese pic Mrs (2).jpg Larue Barnes: Christmas tradition

    Mrs. Santa Claus has been busy in Johnson County all month. You may have seen her at a nursing home, sitting and holding hands with a resident, carefully listening.

    December 25, 2011 3 Photos

  • Dan Taylor and coffee center.jpg Larue Barnes: Reflections in wood

    I became interested in Dan Taylor’s American Craft creations when I interviewed Betty and Richard Lee and first saw his work. It turns out he has a story of his own.

    December 11, 2011 4 Photos

  • Larue Barnes: Net gains

    There was always the sound of a basketball thumping on the driveway at Patti and Tyler Tull’s Cleburne home while their three girls were growing up. The youngest, Katie, always held her own with her sisters and her dad — and has recently left behind a sports legacy at Charleston Southern University.
    She was named the 2010-11 NCAA Division 1 leader in 3-point field goals made per game.

    November 28, 2011 3 Photos

  • Betty and Richard Lee pic 2 (Barnes).tif Larue Barnes: Dynamic Duo

    There’s something about females who grew up with several brothers. As children, they invariably relate well to both boys and girls. As adults, they get their rights — and help others get theirs, too.

    November 14, 2011 3 Photos

  • Amish house with Dawdi house.jpg Larue Barnes: Plain and simple

    Surrounded by Pennsylvania’s brilliant fall foliage last week, we explored gardens, caves, museums — even architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s miracle designs.
    Standing alone, however, was our glimpse into the Amish culture.

    October 30, 2011 2 Photos

  • Jake w framed copper.jpg Larue Barnes: Wild adventures

    Jake Grimsley was watching for me in the entry area of Chisholm Trail Estates in Keene. The weather was hot and I was surprised to see him wearing a gazelle-hide jacket. The tall 80-year-old looked happy to see me. Ever the gentleman, he offered me a choice of two areas to sit.

    October 16, 2011 2 Photos

  • Farris Whitehead bust shot.jpg Larue Barnes: Supernatural hope

    Pastor Farris Whitehead found time for our visit at Eastern Heights Church on a Sunday afternoon. He had preached that morning, just finished two committee meetings and was leaving for Southlake, Colo., to conduct a marriage seminar the next day.

    October 2, 2011 5 Photos

  • Hewlett, J 1 pic.jpg Larue Barnes: Steps to success

    Justin Hewlett, mayor of Cleburne, and I sat at his kitchen table to discuss how he gets things done.

    September 18, 2011 4 Photos

  • nazeret pic.jpg Larue Barnes: Hope and a future

    A new world is beginning for bright-eyed Nazeret Kuykendall. Born in Ethiopia, the 7-year-old was adopted by Dr. Traci and Mike Kuykendall of Cleburne this past summer.

    September 4, 2011 5 Photos

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