31 The Family Annihilator

Eva Lou Thompson-Saad (left), her husaband Edmond Mitra "Tres" Saad III and the couple's son, Edmond Mitra Saad IV. This family and Eva Lou's mother were fatally shot in 2004. On September 2, 2004, Floyd Thompson walked into the Polk County Sheriff's Office and told the dispatcher he needed to report a fire. Deputies accompanied Thompson back to his home at the Escapees Park about five miles...

30 Livingston burns

Downtown Livingston circa 1902. The courthouse is shown on the left behind the drug store. Ben Lewis photo A battle between prohibitionists and imbibers led to the fiery destruction of downtown Livingston in 1902. Residents rallied to keep commerce going and rebuild the small railroad town.

Escapees from Liberty County Jail captured

SHEPHERD — A multi-agency manhunt came to an end in the Cherry Creek area of Shepherd at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when alert residents spotted two men in the tree line that resembled two escapees from the Liberty County Jail. Det. Gary Sharpen of the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office said that resident called 911 and state and county law enforcement flooded the area. The men were located...