May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales tax returns up again

Another month and another rise in sales tax collections for Lindale merchants as the city’s cash registers rang to a tune of a 9.09 percent gain from this period in 2014, according to figures released by the Texas Comptroller’s Office. More...

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Lindale Community Theater opened its doors a day early on Thursday, May 21, to accommodate area school youngsters who enjoyed a special presentation by the Black Pointe Dance Company’s ballet presentation of “Alice’s Adventures in W More...

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Positive numbers point to recovery in housing market

The latest statistics on the housing market are indicating a solid recovery. Housing starts are up significantly, foreclosures continue to fall, and prices are recovering in most of the hardest-hit markets. More...

Here’s proof he’s not always easy to “please”

I was lookin’ at myself in our bathroom mirror the other day when Janet walked in. “What are you doing?” she asked. “Just wonderin’,” I replied. More...

Obituaries

RONNIE HAIR

Ronnie Hair passed away peacefully at The Hospice of East Texas on May 16, 2015, at the age of 56. More...

CHARLENE RUTH HUCKLEBERRY

Charlene “Char” Ruth Huckleberry, 85, was born on August 7, 1929 in Topeka, Kansas to Elmer and Theo “Tillie” McClure. On Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:20 a.m. More...

LOGAN WAYNE WINSLOW

Services for Logan Wayne Winslow, 13, of Brockwell, Ark. and relative of Lindale residents, were held Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Belview Baptist Church in Melbourne, Ark., under the direction of Eddie’s Family Funeral Home in Melbourne, Ark. More...

Constant rain forces road crews to keep busy around county

Incessant rainfall from the past couple of weeks has caused Smith County and state road maintenance crews to work over time, with more work on the horizon. More...

Web site ranking indicates Lindale is truly family-friendly

Lindale has been named by Niche.com as the fifth best Texas city to raise a family, according to information from its web site. More...

4F Foundation annual benefit set June 6

The Four F Foundation’s 10th annual anniversary celebration is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at its headquarters, 18793 County Road 481 in Lindale and those in attendance can partake of delicious barbecue and live music while helpin More...

News

California angler snags Bass Classic title

In a scene looking more like a ghost town than a festive event, the 2015 Texas Toyota Bass Classic crowned a new king. Brent Ehrler, Redlands, Calif., passed Jason Christie on the last day to take the overall lead and victory. More...

Local Brookshire’s gets new store manager

Brookshire’s Grocery Company officials have announced Michael Peebles has been named director of the company’s Lindale store, replacing Mark Hatfield who has retired after a 38-year career. More...

LISD SUPPORTS VAN

Youngsters in the Lindale ISD were quick to show their support to those affected in neighboring Van because of the recent storms. More...