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Early voting begins Feb. 16

Voters can cast their ballots early for the March 1 primary at one of five county polling places and one in Lindale, Smith County officials said. Early voting for the Primary Election is Feb. 16-26, and voting times are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. More...

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U.S. economy appears in line for moderate expansion

Although there are some challenges ahead and potential risks, the U.S. economy appears set for moderate growth over the next few years according to our latest forecast. Here is a look at recent performance and key trends affecting the outlook. More...

Becoming attached to cats can sometimes be painful

It amazes me what some people can remember. I ran into a lady at the grocery store the other day, and she asked me if I was the one who wrote the column in the paper. I told her I was. More...

Sports

Junior High girls win three more

Two 7th grade teams and one 8th grade team from Lindale Junior High School took on Moses Junior High School in girls basketball on Thursday, Jan. 28 and won all three games. The Moses 8th grade B team chose not to play. More...

Lindale HS speech, debate teams claim top awards

Lindale High School’s Speech and Debate team, coached by Rory McKenzie, began the first day of UIL Academics competition on Tuesday (Jan. 26) and continued its yearlong dominance. The team’s lead in academic points so far is 48- 10. More...

Lindale changes regions, but district virtually the same

LISD officials pleased with UIL realignment

Prior to the official realignment announced by the University Interscholastic League on Monday (Feb. 1), Lindale ISD officials were concerned their student athletes would be spending a lot of time on the road next season. More...

New LEDC president ready for challenges

If one word is familiar to economic development professionals around the country it would be “patience.’’ Susan Gill, the new president of the Lindale Economic Development Corp., and a 14-year veteran of the business, understands th More...

New name, location for LABS

A few weeks ago, Holly Rand of Project Progress announced the annual Lindale Area Business Showcase was in need of a new home. More...

News

Hope Haven officials break ground on foster home

Following a bout with wet weather, officials with Hope Haven of East Texas were finally able break ground on a long-term foster home for teen girls in the Lindale area on Friday, Jan. 29. More...

Rotary merchant of year nominations being sought

Officials with the Lindale Rotary Club have announced they are accepting nominations for the club’s annual Merchant of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce Awards and Installation Banquet scheduled for More...

SPCA says more foster homes needed

More foster homes are needed for the SPCA of East Texas, organization officials have announced. The SPCA, a foster-based rescue program, can only rescue animals as homes become available, officials said. More...

Obituaries

Joe Hulsey

Funeral services for Joe Hulsey, 77 of Tyler and relative of Lindale residents, were held Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 at Caudle-Rutledge- Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale with Brother Bart Williams officiating. Interment was in Garden Valley Cemetery. More...

Binom R. Jenkins

Graveside services for Binom R. Jenkins, age 85 of Kenn edale and relative of Lindale area residents, were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at the Mount Sylvan Cemetery with Dr. Dan Curry officiating. More...

Dr. James Kilkenny

Ser- vices for Dr. James Kilkenny, 78, of Tyler and rela- tive of a Lindale resident, were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at the Community Christian Fellowship Church with Dr. Leland Parris officiating. More...