April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City sales tax shows big jump over last month

Rebounding from a so-so month of February, Lindale merchants realized a 14.44 percent increase in March’s sales tax reimbursements from the state compared to this time last year, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ office announced recently. More...

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Lindale High School softball team seniors Heather Gilbert and Katy Gomez were honored during the festivities Friday night at the Lindale Baseball and Softball Complex. More...

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Life & Times

Language barrier foreign concept to Rusty

I have been asked several times, here lately, when I was goin’ to let Janet write another article. Well, in the first place, I don’t let Janet do anything. Janet does whatever Janet wants. More...

Perryman Report

A pebble of a milestone

It’s taken longer than six years, but the U.S. economy has finally passed a notable milestone: privatesector employment is now more than it was before the recent recession. More...

Sports

LHS girls secure District 16-4A title

With 173 points, the Lindale High School Lady Eagles track team claimed the District 16-4A championship held April 9-10 at Eagle Stadium. Whitehouse was second with 133 points and John Tyler was third with 100 points. More...

Lady Eagles whip Nac, 12-3

The Lindale Lady Eagles used a big sixth inning to break open a tight game against the Nacogdoches Lady Dragons Friday night (April 4) in securing a 12-3 win in Nacogdoches. More...

Lindale pitchers no-hit John Tyler

Lindale pitchers Marcus Wells and Dalton Sanchez combined on a five-inning no-hitter against John Tyler as the Eagles trimmed the Lions, 10-0, in a District 16-4A baseball game at the Lindale ISD Baseball and Softball complex Friday night (April 11). More...

Lindale belts Jacksonville, 15-3; now 7-2 in district

CORSICANA – Senior Sam Sitton tossed a three hitter to help the Lindale Eagles improve to 6-2 in District 16-4A action with a 4-0 win over Corsicana Tuesday night.Lindale scored all four of its runs in the fifth inning. More...

LISD superintendent says iPad investment works

Putting computer tablets in the hands of students has become commonplace across Texas and the United States, which obviously has meant an investment for school districts in not just money, but time as well. More...

Council OKs funds for LSBSA; fire department

Lindale City Council members agreed to dip into the city coffers to help the Lindale Volunteer Fire Department and the Lindale Summer Baseball and Softball Association during their regular board meeting Tuesday night (April 15) at city hall. More...

LACC banquet set for Hideaway CC

The biggest night of the year for the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce is drawing near, as the annual Banquet and Silent Auction will be held at the Hideaway Lake Clubhouse on Monday, April 28. The silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. More...

News

YARD OF THE MONTH

The Lindale Garden Club selected the landscape at Holy Family Catholic Church as its Yard of the Month for April. The roses for the garden were provided by Patrick and Jo Mea of Mea’s Nursery. More...

Tyler Junior College vocal groups set concert for Thursday

The Tyler Junior College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will present their spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Wise Auditorium. Admission is free. The TJC choral groups are under the direction of Dr. James Henderson. More...

Osinga Dairy Farm animals pay annual visit to library

For the ninth year in a row, the Osinga Dairy Farm will bring its animals to the Lindale Library’s Story Time, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on April 25. More...

Obituaries

RANDY BARRON

Services for Mr. Randy Barron, 62, of New Harmony, were held Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the New Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Robbie Caldwell and Dave Lyons officiating. More...

JAMES WALTER BREWSTER

Services for Mr. James Walter Brewster, 78, of Lindale were held Sunday, April 13, 2014 in the Caudle- Rutledge funeral Home Chapel with Brother Bobby McClenny officiating. Interment was in the Hopewell Cemetery. Mr. More...

VERONICA JEAN HISEL

Memorial services and Irish Wake for Veronica Jean Hisel, 59 of Lindale, were held Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Crossroads Community Church and her residence. More...