Your basic powerful and wealthy family, the Boyds own Boyd Logging Company and much of the town's real estate and other properties. Initially there were two family, the Boyds and the Bachmans, who were competitors and bitter rivals. Over four generations, the two families became allies and intermarried, all but assimilating the Bachman line. There are about two dozen members in the immediate family, including four teenagers in high school (all at DFHS) and five in college (two at MU). The current head of the family is Warren Boyd IV.