Walter Scott once said, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.” That statement is so relevant when it comes to this situation.

Former tight end #84 Buster Barnett of the Buffalo Bills was married to Sandra Barnett.  Buster also was in the midst of a 4-year affair with Lisa Brown.

Brown, 49, from Lithonia, Ga., had previous run-ins with the law, police said.

“Lisa Brown was actually on probation for kidnapping out of the state of Texas,” said Clayton County Police Capt. Richard Gandee . “She had kidnapped her child that she had lost custody of, and the jurisdiction down there had to track her for like three days to find her.”

According to reports Sandra Barnett was on the phone with a friend when Lisa Brown showed up at the front door.  Brown was driving a Dodge Durango owned by Buster Barnett.  Lisa Brown kidnapped Sandra Barnett.

An alert was put out for the vehicle on Wednesday.  Carroll County authorities spotted the Dodge Durango on Thursday and began a chase on Interstate 20 that spanned into Alabama. Alabama State Patrol troopers joined in when the chase crossed state lines. It ended in Alabama.   Brown suddenly stopped the Durango.  She then pulled out a gun and shot/killed Barnett… and then herself.

Carroll County officials say kidnapping suspect and


When I look back over the stories in the year 2014, there is one story that sticks out more than all of the rest. I initially posted this story on April 26,2014. It was the story of young 9 year old Willie Myrick of Atlanta. Myrick was apparently playing outside his southwest Atlanta home when he was kidnapped. The perpetrator threw the young man in the back seat of his car and drove off. This young man of GOD had learned the gospel song “Every Praise” by Hezekiah Walker in Sunday School and began singing the song. The kidnapper kept telling Myrick to shut up to no avail.  Myrick kept on singing.  The kidnapper obviously grew tired of the young man singing this song and  then reportedly dropped little Willie off unharmed in East Point after driving him around for three hours.
“He opened the door and threw me out,” said Willie of his ordeal. “He told me not to tell anyone.”
Willie, however, did not listen to his kidnapper’s orders and his story is moving people of faith throughout the United States.
When I think of the courage of this young man, it really inspires me. He stood in the devil’s face and sang praises to the LORD. That took a tremendous amount of courage. For that reason, I am naming Willie Myrick, studiotj’s PERSON OF THE YEAR 2014!


Ok, I realize that I haven’t posted in a while. As a matter of fact, it’s been a long while. When I actually saw how long a span it has been, I really couldn’t believe it. Several people have sent me things to post and I haven’t posted any of them. One story came from A. Renae and it is one that I was going to post anyway. This is old news but in all actuality, any story that you read is old news. lol
There are some sad, sick people out in this world. Some of the things that people do amaze me to absolutely no end. The bright side is that mother and child are sure to have the happiest Christmas ever Consider the following story written by:
Beth Sawicki, WXIA
clayton county missing
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A boy who was reported missing about four years ago was found in a Clayton County home Friday night.

Five people were also arrested at the house in the 800 block of Duke Court in Jonesboro,

Clayton County police were first called to the home shortly before 11 p.m. to perform a welfare check. Police Sgt. K.T. Hughes said the people inside the house denied knowing anything about a possible victim. Investigators searched the home, but didn’t find anything.

The police department received another call from the home a short time later, so officers returned to the location. As they searched the house, the missing boy was able to call his mother, who then told the police her son was hidden behind a false wall, Hughes said. Investigators found the boy behind the wall.

(Photo: 11Alive)

The five suspects were charged with obstruction, false imprisonment and cruelty to children. More charges are pending. Their names have not been released.

Hughes said the victim’s mother, who lives in another state, traveled to Georgia to see her son. They were reunited Saturday morning.


I know I’m late posting this story but I just had to post it. I’m not going to say much on this because you can read the article for yourself. I will say… PRAISE THE LORD!!!
Willie Myrick, 10.

A popular Gospel song titled “Every Praise” written by Hezekiah Walker recently became a weapon for a kidnapped 10-year-old boy who refused to stop singing it until his kidnapper was forced to let him go unharmed.
Police told 11 Alive that earlier this month young Willie Myrick, who was 9-years-old at the time, was kidnapped from his driveway in southwest Atlanta, Ga. He then reportedly dropped little Willie off unharmed in East Point after driving him around for three hours.
“He opened the door and threw me out,” said Willie of his ordeal. “He told me not to tell anyone.”
Willie, however, did not listen to his kidnapper’s orders and his story is moving people of faith throughout the United States.
He explained that after the man, who is still on the loose, grabbed him and threw him in the back of his car he just kept “praising God” with Walker’s “Every Praise,” a song he learned in Sunday school.
While he was singing, Willie said his kidnapper yelled expletives at him.
“He told me, shut up f*** boy,” said Willie. He, however, kept singing until his kidnapper got tired and threw him out ordering him not to reveal what happened.
Willie’s mother said she realized what had happened to her son after he called her from a local woman’s phone and she broke down.

“I cried,” she told 11 Alive. “I broke down and cried.”
Last Thursday evening, community leaders held a meeting in young Willie’s honor at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and the “Every Praise” songwriter, Hezekiah Walker, heard about it and showed up to support Willie.
“It’s just emotional to me because you never know who you’re going to touch,” said Walker about the story.
“I just wanted to hug him and tell him I love him,” Walker added.
Walker received a standing ovation Thursday when he gave a hug to Willie as the boy cried as he met his favorite singer.
“I really believe that God spoke through me to save that young man’s life,” said Walker.
Police have released a sketch of Willie’s abductor and are asking anyone with any information to call CrimeStoppers at 404-577-TIPS.


I want you to check out this article. I’m in a rush this morning and I don’t have a lot of time to comment but WOW!!! I have heard a lot about this movie and I have ben planning on seeing it. It is now real high on my list.

*Author Solomon Northup’s harrowing book “12 Years A Slave,” and the Oscar-nominated film it inspired, will be added to the high school curriculum later this year, thanks in part to a campaign spearheaded by Montel Williams, reports the New York Times.
The National School Boards Association announced that the work will be sent to public high schools across the United States through a partnership between the federation of schools boards, New Regency, Penguin Books, and the film’s producers. The film will be accompanied in classrooms by the original 1853 memoir that inspired the movie and a study guide.
Individual school districts will decide whether or not to incorporate it in their curricula.
TV veteran Williams is funding the distribution of the film.
“When Hollywood is at its best, the power of the movies can be harnessed into a powerful educational tool,” read a statement from Williams. “This film uniquely highlights a shameful period in American history, and in doing so will evoke in students a desire to not repeat the evils of the past while inspiring them to dream big of a better and brighter future.”
Director Steve McQueen adds, “Since first reading ‘12 Years a Slave,’ it has been my dream that this book be taught in schools.”
The news comes just two days after the film triumphed at the NAACP Image Awards and a day after it picked up the Best Motion Picture prize at the annual Satellite Awards, where McQueen was named Best Director.
“12 Years a Slave” is also nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars on Sunday. The story follows Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York as he is abducted and sold into slavery.


This is a story that will be heard all around the world. Just when you think you’ve heard it all. There are many questions that will be answered in the coming days about this. How did these men pull this off… for ten years??? I really won’t get into explaining it all. I’ll just let what has been written, speak for itself.

(CNN) — [Breaking news update at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday]

Officials have no indication that anybody living near the Cleveland home where three women were believed to have been held captive for years ever called authorities about anything suspicious there, city Public Safety Director Martin Flask said. Flask said that assessment is based on an initial review of city databases; officials will continue to examine the databases, he said.

[Original story, posted at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday]

911 call — ‘I’ve been kidnapped!’ — cops find 3 women missing for years

(CNN) — Amanda Berry was last seen after finishing her shift at a Burger King in Cleveland in 2003. It was the eve of her 17th birthday.

Georgina “Gina” DeJesus disappeared nearly a year later, in April 2004. She was 14.

Michele Knight vanished in 2002, at age 19, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper.

But all three were found alive in a home in a Cleveland neighborhood Monday night, police announced in a development hailed as a miracle by their families.

“Help me, I am Amanda Berry,” the young woman told police in a frantic 911 call from a neighbor’s house. “I’ve been kidnapped, and I’ve been missing for 10 years. And I’m here, I’m free now.”

Missing children who were found

3 missing women found alive in Ohio

Suspects’ uncle: I never want to see them

Neighbor kicked in door to rescue women
Police swiftly moved in on the house where the three women said they had been held and later arrested a 52-year-old man, identified as a former school bus driver. Two others, identified as his brothers, ages 50 and 54, also have been arrested, Deputy Police Chief Ed Tomba told reporters late Monday. Police believe only the middle brother lived at the home, he said.

The men are being held in the city jail awaiting charges. An FBI team is collecting evidence in the house.

“This is a great, great outcome that we have them still with us,” Tomba said. “It’s just truly, truly amazing and it’s a blessing to the community and to the members of the police department and their families that they’re alive. I can’t tell you how happy we are.”

Those feelings were echoed at Cleveland’s Metro Health Medical Center where the three women and a fourth person were treated before being released Tuesday morning.

“This isn’t the ending we usually hear to these stories, so we’re very happy,” said Dr. Gerald Maloney, an emergency room physician there. “We’re very happy for them.”

A fourth person had been treated at the hospital. Maloney would not identify that person, but witnesses said Berry, who escaped from the house with the help of a neighbor, had a young child with her.

Survival the key difference from ‘House of Horrors’ case

The escape

Neighbor Charles Ramsey was sitting down to a fast food meal Monday night when he heard screaming.

“I see this girl going nuts trying to get out of a house,” he told CNN affiliate WEWS. “I go on the porch and she says, ‘help me get out. I’ve been in here a long time.'”

Figuring it was a domestic dispute, Ramsey kicked in the bottom of the door and the woman came out with a little girl and said, “Call 911, my name is Amanda Berry,” according to Ramsey, who admitted he didn’t recognize the name or know she was missing.

Free from the house where they had been held captive, Berry pleaded for a phone.

“They were crazy, screaming, ‘Help, call police, please help.’ … They were desperate, crying, running,” said Angela Garcia, whose aunt provided the phone for them to call police.

Ramsey also called 911, less than a minute later.

“She’s like, ‘This (expletive) kidnapped me and my daughter,'” he told 911.

DeJesus’s mother, Nancy, met with her at the hospital, cousin Sylvia Colon told CNN’s “Piers Morgan Live.” She had never given up hope of finding her daughter alive.

Crowd cheers for Amanda Berry

Kidnapping suspect’s son ‘truly stunned’

Amanda Berry’s aunt didn’t give up hope

John Walsh’s advice to abduction victims
“She has always said that she just could feel it, a link a mom can feel, but she always believed Gina was alive and well,” Colon said. “She always believed that. I just want to say what a phenomenal Mother’s Day gift she gets this Mother’s Day.”