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City sets Pre 4th of July Celebration Saturday

The city of Lindale’s inaugural Pre 4th of July Celebration is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 27 at Picker’s Pavilion, said City Tourism Director Seong Mc- Claren. More...

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Columns

Burning desire for grilled cheese leads to hot foot

I was asked by a pretty lady if I would rerun this one. She said she thought she had saved it, but couldn’t find it and there was someone special with whom wanted to share it. More...

Economic forecast for Texas’ major cities is promising

The outlook for Texas’ metropolitan areas is positive, although the slowdown in the energy sector is affecting them to varying degrees. The Perryman Group recently updated the shortterm forecast through 2019 in light of changing oil prices. More...

Sports

Local grandparents proud of super soccer player

Mike and Nancy Allen of Lindale have plenty of reasons to be proud of Alyssa Parker and recently she gave them one more. More...

Local sales tax figures show another rise

Shoppers, both local and from outside the city limits, continued to help the Lindale economy as evidenced by the latest increase in sale tax collections as reported by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s office. More...

History below the Belt

Workers busy keeping county records safe

The basement of the Smith County Cotton Belt Building is filled with history. But a crushed sewage drain line under the slab of the building threatened historical documents kept there by the Records Services Department. More...

News

American Legion post elects new officers

Lindale American Legion Post No. 15 has new officers following the group’s first meeting of the year earlier this month, officials said. More...

U.M. Army mission schedules Lindale stops in July

U.M. Army, a youth mission organization with the United Methodist Church, will be in Lindale beginning July 12 to provide free home repairs for qualified homeowners, said UMC Director of Student Ministries Jeff Dunbar. More...

Texas Rose Horse Park hosts benefit for tornado victims

Seeking to raise funds for the victims of the tornado that ripped through Van in early may, the Texas County Cares committ ee has teamed with Texas Rose Horse Park in Lindale for a benefit for 5 p.m. Friday, June 26 at the park, officials announced. More...

Obituaries

CHARLIE DEE JOHNSON JR.

Memorial services for Charlie Dee Johnson Jr., 70 of Hideaway, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Community Christian Fellowship with Pastor David Hickey officiating. Mr. More...

KIMBERLY MARKHAM

Services for Kimberly Markham, 51, of Tyler and formerly of Lindale, were held Monday, June 22, 2015 at Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale with Rev. Bruce Rudd officiating. More...

W.H. ‘PAT’ PATTERSON

Services for Mr. W.H. “Pat” Patterson, 90 of Lindale and formerly of Hideaway, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, June 25, 2015 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce Rudd officiating. More...