If you go back 140 years, you find Columbia County was an agricultural region where regular folks lived quiet lives.
Perhaps that's what attracted a New England religious leader named Joseph Curry and his followers.
Rodger Marsh thinks his run of bad luck might have turned a corner.
Until earlier this month, Marsh had been living in Roswell, N.M. with his wife and two small sons. He said money was tight and the people were mean.