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The resurrection of Handy Barnes.

In which Handy Barnes is believed to be dead, a man is convicted of his murder, but Barnes is not dead at all.

The Lincoln County News, 13 February 1912.


One Cat Pass

The 9 x 12 inch drawing from my last post is finished. I posted it on my YBWorks blog, but here it is for those who don’t go there. 70 more words


ART: One Cat Pass

My latest drawing… just finished it on Friday night. “One Cat Pass” is a representational abstract about my dead cat, Mr. Marsberry, passing through a cat shaped gate. 126 more words


Why John Barnes deserves to be celebrated far and wide

Many people see the defining goal of John Barnes’s career as the one he scored for England in Rio, at the Maracanã against Brazil, in June 1984. 2,968 more words


He works on his farm every day.

“Uncle” Wade Barnes, one of Wilson county’s oldest colored residents, paid us a visit today. He is now in his 72d year and was born in Wilson county, where he has spent most of his life. 235 more words


Bill Barnes Goes to Halifax, NC, Jail, 1883

July 12, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)

–The Constable escorted Bill Barnes to Halifax on last Friday and lodged him in jail for purloining $20.00 from Capt. Kitchin.

Family History

Save it for a rainy day...

Sometimes in our London, it rains. Not quite as often as the rest of the world would like to insinuate, but now and then certainly. Today was one such day and I could think of nothing better than getting cozy on a love seat in front of the TV. 178 more words