There was enough intrigue and excitement to fill out any Hollywood movie, but unfortunately for the Lindale Eagles the final page of the script proved to be a heartbreaker after last Friday’s 27-23 District 17-5A loss in Whitehouse. Lindale had taken a 23-20 lead with1:30 to play in the game but couldn’t corral the ensuing onside kick, giving Whitehouse the ball at its 46.
Lindale’s country music superstar Miranda Lambert won Female Vocalist of the Year award during the 2017 CMA Awards this past Wednesday (Nov. 8) at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. In addition to the vocalist of the year category, she was nominated for Album of the Year (“The Weight of These Wings”), Single of the Year (“Tin Man”), Song of the Year (“Tin Man”) and Music Video of the Year (“Vice”).
Five Lindale High School seniors signed college letters of intent this past week to continue their scholastic and athletic careers following graduation. Four of the five signed on Wednesday afternoon in the LHS cafeteria while the fifth, softball player Lorin Reue signed on Thursday, also in the cafeteria. On Wednesday, baseball players Brad Burckel, Kollin McCartney and Jamey Richey signed their letters. Burckel will attend the University of Houston, McCartney will attend Sam Houston State University and Richey will go to Texas State University.
The Elizabeth Denton English Chapter, NSDAR of Mineola, commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War I at their most recent meeting held Saturday, Nov. 4, officials announced. Various World War I posters, photos and items related to the “doughboys’’ that served in the “War to End All Wars’’ were on display.