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