This mixed bag of trout, reds and flounder were caught by these anglers fishing

The very popular Coastal Conservation Association STAR tournament starts Saturday, May 25, and runs through Sept. 2. If you’ll be fishing this tournament like thousands of other anglers across Texas, now is the time hit Sabine Lake and maybe catch a tagged red — or better yet, a double-digit trout.

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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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