October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LEDC officials hope FedEx plus planning add up to big numbers at industrial park

More than a year has come and gone since worldwide delivery giant FedEx became the anchor in the Lindale Industrial Park. Trucks big and small continue shuttling in and out of the 160,000 square foot facility, which began operations in July 2014. More...

Sales tax shows 15 percent jump

Most of Smith County showed gains in sales tax receipts for the second straight month as Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ office has released the most recent local sales tax allocations based on sales made in August. More...

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Columns

Perryman Report

Managing markets with a few powerful firms

For his work in the area of market power and regulation, Jean Tirole has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics. Dr. More...

Life & Times

Once again, Janet has her say

Rusty is out of town, which he is a lot this time of year (hunting season, you know), and he asked me to send in one of his old columns. Instead, I’m rerunning one of mine. Oh yeah, he’ll get mad, but as he says, tough toenails. --- More...

Obituaries

ALAN CURTIS BLACKERBY

Funeral services for Alan Curtis Blackerby, 61, of Tyler and relative of a Lindale resident were held Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in the Burks Walker Tippitt Funeral Chapel in Tyler with the Rev. Sherman Mayfield officiating. More...

RICHARD WAYNE ELLER

Funeral services for Richard Wayne Eller, 69 of Lindale, were held Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in the Caudle- Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Keith Irwin officiating. Services were under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale. More...

MARJORIE ANN RODRIGUEZ

Funeral services for Mrs. Marjorie Ann Rodriquez, 81, of Tyler and formerly of Lindale, were held Saturday, Oct. 25 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marion Burgess officiating. Interment was in the Hopewell Cemetery. More...

Ennis jumps on Lindale, 54-13

With their sights set on another long playoff run, the Ennis Lions dropped by Eagle Stadium Friday night, long enough to administer a 54-13 beating to the Lindale Eagles in the final home contest of the season. More...

Early voting begins for Nov. 4 election

Early voting for the Nov. 4, 2014 election is under way and will continue through Oct. 31 at the Masonic Lodge in Lindale as well as the Smith County Elections Office, county officials announced. More...

E.J. Moss’ Crews wins Teacher of Year award

During her teaching career, E.J. Moss Intermediate School educator Whitney Crews has tried to instill in her students a sense of hope, a love for learning and the idea that their future has endless possibilities. More...

Eagles face two must-win games

No. 7 Ennis here Friday

It certainly won’t be the easiest route for Lindale High School to take to get to the playoffs, but at least the roadblocks and clear and defined: Win the final two games against Ennis and Whitehouse, and the Eagles still have a shot. More...

News

LHS band earns 40th consecutive first place at UIL Marching Contest

The “Pride of Lindale” High School Marching Band brought home its 40th consecutive first division award at the recent University Interscholastic League contest held at Stephen F. More...

Ryan Taylor named Froebe Player of Week

In the past three weeks, Lindale High School junior running back Ryan Taylor, who has been named the Amanda Froebe State Farm Insurance Player of the Week again this week, has built a statistical ledger that a lot of players would be happy with for t More...

County right-of-way remains off limits to campaign signs

Smith County officials have issued a reminder to residents regarding campaign signs placed in county right-of- way areas, spokesperson Adrienne Graham said. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles win two more district volleyball matches

Lindale’s Lady Eagles volleyball team hit the road for a District 16-5A contest against Nacogdoches last Friday night and recorded its 10th win of the league season by defeating the Lady Dragons. More...

Junior high girls win district titles

The Lindale Junior High School Lady Eagles 7th and 8th grade A teams brought home their respective district championships this past weekend in Lufkin. More...