They took him at night…

This is a story from The Monitor, it took place in a small border town in Texas

“It’s los duendes,” his friend Roberto told him at daycare. “Little monsters que viven en las walls y se roban a los kids.”

CREATURE FEATURE: ‘Los Duendes’

About the illustrator: Bianca Rios is a freelance illustrator and artist. Learn more at www.rios-art.tumblr.com
About the illustrator: Bianca Rios is a freelance illustrator and artist. Learn more at www.rios-art.tumblr.com

David Bowles

“Time for bed,” announced Mrs. Castro. “Get your PJs on, Julian, and brush your teeth.”

“Okay, mommy.”

Julian Castro had experienced a bit of a growth spurt before his fifth birthday, so he could reach the sink without a step. After rebuttoning his pajama shirt, he set his teddy bear on the toilet seat and made careful swirls across his teeth with the toothbrush. He always tried to be a good boy, though his parents didn’t seem to notice much. They had their jobs and their friends. Julian was expected to keep out of the way and let them live their lives, so he made himself as invisible as possible.

 

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The Creepy History of the Haunted ‘Midget Mansion’ in Texas (VIDEO)

Here it is, from firsttoknow.com, the story of Midget Mansion

The Creepy History of the Haunted ‘Midget Mansion’ in Texas 

August 26, 2015
By Afarin Majidi

The Gillespie Mansion in San Antonio, Texas is better known as the “Midget Mansion” for a reason. The legend is that in the 1920s a very wealthy family moved into town after the father of the two made a fortune appearing in Hollywood movies as a little person. His wife was also a little person but they had two regular sized daughters.

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Insectoids Spotted in West Texas

Here’s another strange humanoid sighting from Phantoms and Monsters. This time it was in West Texas.

The following report came from west Texas…describing an encounter

We were having a family/friends get together to celebrate a birthday. During the celebration two of my nephews and a niece came tearing into the house, screaming at the top of their lungs, saying that a plane crashed in one of the adjacent pastures. My brother, myself and about 3 others walked outside to see what was causing all the ruckus.

http://caseyparkhurst.blogspot.com/2013/05/insectoid-alien-studies.html
http://caseyparkhurst.blogspot.com/2013/05/insectoid-alien-studies.html

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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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Goat Man

Goat Man of Lake Worth, Texas

Numerous sightings in July 1969 led to the belief of a half-man, half-goat creature living in Lake Worth in Texas. Terry Deckard, a reporter, wrote an article about it in the newspaper, which made the front page. The headline read: “Fishy Man-Goat Terrifies Couples Parked at Lake Worth.” The couples that reported the sightings described it as a half-man, half-goat, with fur and scales.

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