When discussing downtown Lindale projects, attention has been focused mostly on the Cannery District where tangible changes can be seen virtually every day. But last week, city of Lindale officials donned their hard hats, grabbed shovels and ceremoniously tossed the first dirt on what will be a city park like few others in East Texas.
The highest office in Smith County was filled temporarily last week, as the Smith County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the appointment of Nathaniel Moran as the interim county judge.
An East Texas woman became the first in Texas to receive the new Food and Drug Administration approved bioresorbable vascular scaffold—similar to a stent except it eventually dissolves, said publicity officials with East Texas Medical Center. Dr. Robert Smith with Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants performed the procedure at the ETMC Cardiovascular Institute in Tyler. The FDA approved the use of the device July 5.