2 men jailed for kidnapping

Frightening incident tied to murder of Onalaska woman By Valerie Reddell WOODVILLE — Two men were arrested on charges of aggravated kidnapped charges Sunday for their alleged role in “tying up loose ends” in the aftermath of a brutal murder in Hillister. An alert motorist called the Tyler County Sheriff’s office at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 as she drove on FM 1943 near Fred. The...

Bank robber nabbed during cab ride to liquor store

Enterprise Staff Reports LIVINGSTON — A local man is in custody after reportedly walking into First National Bank’s downtown location at 11:36 a.m. Monday and passing a note to a teller demanding money. Thomas Stewart Holcomb, 34, of Livingston was being booked into the Polk County Jail at press time after attempting what was described as a unique getaway. “Bank employees did an outstanding...

Escapee captured near Trinity

Bobby Wood, the inmate who escaped from the Houston County Jail nine days ago, was captured near Trinity shortly before midnight last night. Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace said he received a call Friday afternoon from two men who were approached by a man who exited the woods and asked for water. Wallace and a game warden interviewed the two men and they identified the man as Woods from a...