May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Council votes to buy two more warning sirens

In the wake of the third severe weather event in six months, Lindale City Council members voted Tuesday night (May 3) to purchase two additional early warning sirens with one designated for the Lindale Industrial Park while the other will be placed n More...

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Columns

Ol’ Roy would have been able to pull this off

There was nobody sadder than I was when I heard that Roy Rogers had died. Man, he was like one of the family. No, I never met the man, but I spent nearly every Saturday mornin’ with him back when I was a kid. More...

Credentials essential to gaining a better job

Workforce preparedness is crucial to future prosperity, both from an individual and a societal perspective. One way to demonstrate having the necessary skills and knowledge is by obtaining a certification or license. More...

Obituaries

J. B. Hicks

Services for J. B. Hicks, 92 of Lindale, were held Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Caudle- Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale. Interment was in the Bethesda Cemetery in Lindale. More...

Patsy Glasscock (Shelton) Otts

Services for Mrs. Patsy Glasscock (Shelton) Otts, age 76 of Tyler and relative of a Lindale resident, were held Friday, April 29, 2016 in the Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home chapel in Lindale with Rev. Justin Wilson and Rev. More...

Lindale Relief Route

Landowners, NET RMA deal with thorny Loop 49 issues

When state officials discuss building roads across any of the vast stretches of Texas, the phrase “eminent domain’’ is often included and while the words aren’t profane, they might as well be to certain landowners. More...

Alleged K-9 killer faces six-count indictment

A six-count indictment was returned this past week by a Smith County grand jury against Michael Koch, accused of killing Precinct 5 Constable K-9 Ogar during a traffic stop in January. More...

News

Local Masons donate dental hygiene kits to College Street, Velma Penny

All first graders at College Street Elementary and Velma Penny Elementary schools were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club, publicity officials announced. More...

ETGS monthly meeting scheduled

The monthly meeting of the East Texas Genealogical Society is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 in Taylor Auditorium at the Tyler Public Library, officials announced. The library is located at 201 S. College Ave. More...

Jazz show on tap downtown Saturday

Jazz comes to downtown Lindale as local favorites Nightwork will be in concert at the Lindale Community Theater Saturday May 7, 7:30pm. All seats are $15. Tickets will be available at the door or online at www.lindalecommunitytheater.org More...

Sports

LHS sigining

Lindale High School basketball standout Jordan Gray signed a letter of intent this past week to play for East Texas Baptist University in Marshall. On hand for the signing were his parents Mandy and Shane and LHS coaches. More...

County employees find time for tennis

Smith County Juvenile Services Director Ross Worley hadn’t played tennis in about 30 years. More...