Nearly fifty years ago the country mourned eight year old Timothy O’Bryan who died in his Texas home after eating poisoned trick or treat candy on Halloween. Timothy’s death changed Halloween celebrations for generations of children Listen to Episode 99 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed “Poison in candy kills Texas boy”…this shocking headline… Continue reading Episode 99 The Man Who Stole Halloween
The Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas is one of the most haunted hotels in the state. 13 spirits are attached to the hotel including Emma Voelcker, a 12 year old girl whose killer stayed at the hotel the night of her murder.
Bass Reeves was born into slavery, escaped to freedom during the Civil War and became a legendary marshal. Was Bass Reeves the inspiration behind the cowboy hero The Lone Ranger? SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed Bass Reeves was born on a plantation near Van Buren Arkansas which was owned by state legislator, William… Continue reading Episode 81 Legendary US Marshal Bass Reeves
In December 1955, Central Texans were captivated and shocked as they watched the first televised murder trial in American history. Did Harry Washburn plant the car bomb that killed his ex mother in law, Helen Weaver? SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed Harry Weaver had a habit of starting and warming up the car… Continue reading Episode 80 Explosive Mistake – The Murder of Helen Weaver
William Marsh Rice, founder of Rice University, was found dead on September 23,1900. The story surrounding his death is questioned to this day. Was he murdered? Or did the man who confessed to killing him get there too late?