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  1. Boiz of Austin rule the city's drag kingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Daily Texan

    The crowd at Elysium screams, squeals and swoons for the same performers every month with the same vigor as preteens do at an Ed Sheeran concert. Austin's only drag king troupe, The Boiz of Austin, bucks against the conventional boy band mold and redefines what it means to be a heartthrob.

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  2. Troup ISD requested tax hike won't be as high as projected, due to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Last-minute action by Texas lawmakers last week will ease the pressure on Troup Independent School District, so when its voters go to the polls on Saturday to decide a new tax rate, the hike will only be 5 cents per $100 in property valuation not the 13 cents first proposed. Lawmakers last week approved a partial solution to a problem that Troup and other districts are facing.

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  3. Troup ISD requested tax hike won't be as high as projected, due to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Last-minute action by Texas lawmakers last week will ease the pressure on Troup Independent School District, so when its voters go to the polls on Saturday to decide a new tax rate, the hike will only be 5 cents per $100 in property valuation - not the 13 cents first proposed. Lawmakers last week approved a partial solution to a problem that Troup and other districts are facing.

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  4. One in custody after high speed motorcycle chase through multiple East Texas countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... Highway 135 and down Highway 69 through Cherokee County into Rusk, reaching speeds up to 125 mph. Whitehouse, Arp, Troup, and Rusk Police, along with Highway Patrol Troopers and Cherokee County Sherrif's deputies all assisted in the chase. Law ...

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  5. Troup, Chapel Hill schools to ask voters for higher tax ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Troup Independent School District will ask voters to approve higher taxes to make up for some state funding that's going away. At the same time, Chapel Hill ISD will ask voters to approve a tax increase that will - because of some debt rolling off the district's tax rate - result in a lower rate than last year.

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  6. Motorcyclist killed in three vehicle wreck near Whitehouse; one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Department of Public Safety Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a three vehicle fatal wreck near Whitehouse about 6:20 a.m. Friday. A preliminary investigation by DPS revealed that a 1998 Toyota Camry driven by Dante Roberson, 17, of Troup, was traveling south on Texas Highway 110 about two miles south of Whitehouse.

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  7. Commissioners to discuss helping districts with special electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    In addition to hearing from the public on the proposed budget, the Smith County Commissioners Court will also discuss working with two school districts for a tax rate referendum on an August ballot. Chapel Hill and Troup ISDs are proposing voter referendums to increase the maintenance and operations side of their tax rates - the portion used for daily operations of the district, not to pay off bonded debts.

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  8. City of Hideaway highlighted as part of the 'Connecting Communities' initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Commissioners Court over the next year. Municipalities within Smith County include Tyler, Lindale, Whitehouse, Arp, Troup, Bullard, Winona, New Chapel Hill, Noonday, Overton and Hideaway. City leaders will be invited to Commissioners Court to be ...

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  9. East Texas man convicted of murder, sentenced to 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... Scales has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Last July, Scales shot Jordan Ladue when he arrived at Scales' Troup residence for unknown reasons. Scales then fled the crime scene and Ladue was later pronounced dead. "If somebody is robbing your ...

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  10. Reklaw man found guilty of murder, sentenced to 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A 30-year-old Smith County man was sentenced to 35 years in prison for the murder of a Troup man on his porch last year. Joshua Adam Scales, 30, of Reklaw, was sentenced within hours of the guilty verdict, which was delivered about 3:30 p.m. Friday.

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  11. Tyler man found shot in vehicle, police searching for suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KLTV Tyler

    ... stand to testify on day three of the trial. Joshua Scales is on trial for the summer 2016 murder of Jordan Ladue in Troup. On Thursday, Joshua Scales, an East Texas man charged with murder, took the stand to testify on day three of the trial. Joshua ...

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  12. Smith County man on trial for murder testifies gun accidentally went offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    A man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of another man at a Troup home last July testified Thursday that the gun accidentally discharged while he was holding it. Joshua Adam Scales, 30, of Recklaw, is accused of shooting Jordan Richard Ladue, 30, at a home in the 1100 block of West Noble in Troup on July 14, 2016.

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  13. Smith County judges grant continuances in three first-degree felony casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Among those was first-degree murder suspect, Joshua Adam Scales, 30, of Arp. Scales is the suspect in a fatal shooting in Troup on July 14, 2016, that claimed the life of 30-year-old Jordan Richard Ladue.

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  14. Trial rescheduled for Tyler man accused of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The murder trial for a man accused in the shooting death of 30-year-old Jordan Ladue has been rescheduled for the second time. Scales was arrested for the murder of LaDue in July of 2016 by Troup Police.

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  15. Smith County hay show entries soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... the following locations: Bullard - Circle C Farm & Ranch; Lindale - Fleming Farm Supply; Noonday - Noonday Feed Store; Troup - Steele's Feed & Seed; Tyler - Red River Specialties Inc., Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rose Country Equipment, ...

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  16. Mistrial declared for man accused of murder, new trial to begin MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A mistrial has been declared for a man accused of murder in the shooting death of 30-year-old Jordan LaDue. Joshua Adam Scales, 30, of Tyler was arrested for the murder of LaDue in July of 2016 by Troup Police.

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  17. One dead and one injured in Cherokee County train incidentRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into a man found dead on the train tracks west of Jacksonville and a woman believed to have jumped off of a train south of Troup. Cherokee County Sheriff James Campbell said about 10 a.m. deputies responded to a call about a woman who sustained injuries when she fell or jumped off of a train traveling on the tracks south of Troup.

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  18. Texas Rangers investigate inmate death at Smith County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Texas Rangers were investigating the death of a Smith County jail inmate after the man was found hanging in his cell early Monday morning. Carlos Jose Hernandez Jr., 21, of Troup was booked into the jail on several drug related charges about 4:15 a.m. Sunday.

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  19. Carlos Jose Hernandez Jr., 21, of Troup, Texas, was found hanging in his cell.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    The Texas Rangers are investigating after a 21-year-old inmate was found "hanging from the shower from a ligature" in a side cell one day after being booked on drug charges. Carlos Jose Hernandez , Jr. died early Monday, around midnight, in Tyler, Texas.

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  20. Smith County inmate found dead in jail cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith, Carlos Jose Hernandez Jr., 21, of Troup was found hanging from the shower in a side cell. Sheriff Smith says jail staff immediately called a cold blue, which means medical emergency, and the inmate was taken down from the ligature used to hang himself.

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