As it turns out, Texans indulged in all seven of the deadly sins.
A previously convicted sadist who got off lightly for a twisted crime in Houston ten years ago was not so lucky last week in Trinity County, where a country jury gave him ten presidential terms behind bars. Donald Christopher Hernandez Jr. was convicted of both aggravated kidnapping and sexual assa ... More >>
Jeffie Dennis Melder may well be one of the most disgusting men ever to appear on this blog. Earlier this week a courtroom heard that the Groveton tugboat operator coerced his wife, 31-year-old Shelly Renee Melder, into having a threesome with an eight-year-old boy. When she confided to a friend ab ... More >>
What is it with Trinity County ne'er-do-wells? They can't seem to refrain from taunting cops in utterly asinine ways. Four months ago, there was Jonathan Thompson, a frequent miscreant who deemed it wise to taunt the chief county constable by getting a tattoo reading "Woody Wallace Can Suck My Dick ... More >>
Unless you have a thing for ex-cons who look exactly like a combination of the Joker and Satan, it's hard to understand why someone would want to tie the knot with Billy Fred Wray Jr. Especially when you read that this Henderson County Hellion has a history of associating with meth-heads, fighting w ... More >>
The fine art of East Texas tattoo artistry is rockin' it this week. Earlier, we brought you the story of Jonathan Thompson, the Trinity man in the Trinity jail with the tat suggesting that Trinity County constable Woody Wallace should suck his dick. And now, let's meet Lufkin's Alfonzo Anthony, a.k ... More >>
The artists in the Trinity County Jail and another of the little Lake Livingston-area town's miscreants have done it again: working together, they have created yet another solid entry in the Mugshot Hall of Fame. On March 12, Officer Bryan of the Trinity PD was summoned to check out a disturbance i ... More >>
A text-message sent to an undercover led to the arrest of two meth suspects at the gates of the Trinity, Texas, suburb called Hawg Heaven on Monday. Trinity County Constable Woody Wallace told KTRE that when he and Trinity police arrived on the scene, Brittany Williams, 22, and Shaun Calhoun, 28, w ... More >>
Trinity County Constables OfficeBrandy Liles: Now facing another felony, on top of two from her earlier case.A woman charged with meth possession earlier this month is behind bars again after she and her mother were filmed beating a woman they suspected had been working with the police. Acc ... More >>
Trinity County Constables OfficeBethany Solomon: The rage is strong in this one.A Trinity woman has been arrested for the second time this month, and this time police say she tried to intimidate a witness in her first case. Back on December 2, Solomon, 26, and 49-year-old Gena Williams were ... More >>
Trinity County ConstablesShayla Rightmire: You welfare riff-raff best keep steppin'.Say what you will about accused East Texas meth dealer Shayla Rightmire, but you can't deny that the woman has a code. On her Facebook page, it's right there, clearly stated for the world to see: Shayla answe ... More >>
Trinity County Constables OfficeTommie Ragsdale: Ms. Excitement.Last week, Tommie Slaughter Ragsdale's life was pretty gosh-darned exciting. The 46-year-old Trinity woman was working in a command center as firefighters in Trinity County battled a huge inferno in the drought-stricken area. On ... More >>
Did Johnny Penry's abusive childhood prevent him from developing a moral compass that might have stopped him from murdering Pam Carpenter? Or is he just another cold, calculating killer?
Anti-affirmative-action crusader hits the road (at least for now)
A legislative panel summons local GOP leaders to a show-and-tell