33 Who killed Billy Mac Fleming?

Billy Mac FlemingBilly Mac Fleming was a teacher/coach at Hull-Daisetta school district until his disappearance on April 12, 1985. Dick DeGuerin, left, and Hurley Fontenot, are swarmed by reporters after a Polk County jury found Fontenot not guilty in 1986. John Martin, the 2nd 9th District Judge, holds up his hands in mock surrender when confronted by reporters. Hurley Fontenot Opinions...

Piper resigns office in plea agreement

In brief hearing Monday before Visiting Judge Joe Ned Dean, Constable Dana Glen “Bubba” Piper entered a guilty plea, resigned his office and surrendered his peace officer license in exchange for a sentence of 10 years deferred adjudication probation. Piper was facing two felony charges for the unauthorized use of a county-issued credit card, reportedly by his daughter. The plea agreement...

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.