Category Archives: South Texas

The Night the Devil Danced

Here is a great story from The Monitor by Sean Gaffney, about a legendary story from the Rio Grande Valley, Texas

An eye-witness speaks about the night the devil danced at Boccaccio’s

Sean Gaffney | Posted Oct 30, 2009

Image by Gabe Hernandez - The Monitor Danny Nava poses for a photo at the old Boccaccio 2000 club location Thursday evening in McAllen.
Image by Gabe Hernandez – The Monitor
Danny Nava poses for a photo at the old Boccaccio 2000 club location Thursday evening in McAllen.

On a cool spring night 30 years ago, Danny Nava played rock and roll for Satan.

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Ghost Cows – Brownsville, Texas

Ghost Cows of Farm Road 511 – Brownsville

In Brownsville, as in many other places, they have a well-known road ghost legend, but this one might be the most unique road ghost story you have ever heard. You see, in Brownsville there is a fairly well-travelled farm road called Farm Road 511, and while it seems to be a perfectly normal road by the light of day, the locals warn of traveling it late at night, lest you encounter the road’s ghostly inhabitants.

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Legendary Lechusa

A woman in Pharr,TX writes in a story about the legendary “Lechusa”

“Years ago when i was young, my mother told me a story of the Lechusa (witch owls).

When my mom was a child back in the late 60’s she said a neighbor a few houses down was sick. The lady down the street was pretty much in bed all day so her husband stayed home caring for her. People from the neighborhood including the lady’s husband would always see a Lechusa flying around the house but mainly at night.

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Flying Winged Humanoid Creature – Eagle Pass, Texas

A man in Eagle Pass, TX witnesses a flying winged humanoid-looking creature.

“I remember going to Eagle Pass back in 1988. It was very dark that night. We were coming in from San Antonio. I don’t remember what road it was but it had to be the main highway. As we were driving we saw something fly in front of the truck.

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The Devil’s Lagoon of The Rio Grande Valley

The Devil’s Lagoon

There are many places in Texas that have the reputation of being haunted. Some spots lurk with strange sounds and are filled with weird things. This does not include only haunted houses but hills, roads, bridges, and lagoons. In a small Valley town named Alice, people will tell you the Amargosa bridge brings bad luck to those who linger on it.

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Peter Piper Pizza location and ghost of a young girl

A man in Weslaco, TX talks about his experience involving a Peter Piper Pizza location and ghost of a young girl.

“I work at the peter piper in Weslaco it’s been rumored that the ghost of a little girl resides in the girls bathroom.

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Flying Humanoid – Donna, Texas

Here’s a really creepy story sent in from Donna, TX

“First of all, the region where I live consists of predominately Hispanic and Mexican culture and with it comes a vast, embedded root of paranormal and unexplained phenomena. For decades people around here have reported all kinds of abnormal and supernatural occurrences ranging from UFO’s to ghost to cryptids. Today, I am going to tell you about a story my uncle told me that still creeps the hell out of me every time I think about it.

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Mysterious Lady in White at South Padre Island

The mysterious “Lady In White” of South Padre Island, TX has been spotted walking along the beach in the middle of the night.

“In the summer of 1989 me and my family were on our way to enjoy a fishing trip out at little shell / big shell. While driving south on the beach approximately 25 miles South of Maliquite Beach and at about 3 am we drove up to a woman dressed in all white clothing who was standing in ankle deep water at the shore line.

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Bill Witt Airplane Hangar said to be haunted

Corpus Christi, TX is home to the Bill Witt Airplane Hangar. It is said to be haunted.

“Visitors to the old hangar spoke of eerie, spectral sounds such as footsteps or the sound of breathing while others spoke of seeing mysterious shadows that moved about the ruins. Cameras and flashlights were said to have a mysterious habit of dying while on the premises and it was also quite common for visitors to be “touched” by unseen entities.

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Haunted Toys R Us in McAllen, TX

A man working at a Toys R Us in McAllen, TX shares a frightening story about the store location.

“I’ve actually waited to share one of my toys r us stories.
Well I did the graphics and promotions for the store so I had a little office behind the children’s clothes. In the room there are stairs to a second level of the store where we keep the extra shelves. I was usually the only one besides managers allowed back there. Sometimes I would hear foot steps and things shuffling around right above my office. I would go upstairs to check and there around be no one there, but things felt moved around.

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