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According to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, an inmate at the county correctional facility apparently strangled himself to death while alone in his cell.

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UPDATE: The body that was located in the Neches River on May 16, 2013, has been positively identified as Jose

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Beau Schroeder and his grandfather, Ickey, with Buddy the bull

Less than two months after 25-year-old Nome native and rodeo star Beau Schroeder felt the wrath of an animal named 800 Night Moves, Beau sat on a bull again — the first time he had done so since an accident left him with a torn trachea and two collapsed lungs.

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Almost a year after a group of Kountze High School students sparked a national debate when they made high school run-through banners with Bible verses for Friday night football games, Judge Steven Thomas’ 356th District Court in Hardin County officially ruled last week that the girls can have their religious banners.

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