November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Early deadlines set for Thanksgiving paper

With the Thanksgiving Holiday arriving next week, early advertising deadlines have been announced for the Lindale News and Times. The retail advertising deadline is 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20. The classified advertising deadline is 3 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Columns

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Lindale used to be a special place where I went out of my way to shop. But being special wasn’t what the people wanted, they voted to be like everyone else. There are consequences to actions. More...

Suffer the children – an economic perspective

Perryman Report

As horrific and unimaginable as it sounds, child maltreatment is pervasive in the United States and ranks as one of the nation’s most pressing public health and social concerns. More...

Saved by the grace of Momma Dodd

Life & Times

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m ready for some turkey. Man oh man, turkey, dressin’, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole, and chocolate pie, yummm, yum. I can’t wait. It really brings back the memories, too. More...

Sports

Junior high Lady Eagles sweep Maidens

The A and B girls basketball teams from Lindale Junior High School took on Jacksonville last week and defeated the Maidens in all four games. More...

Lindale ISD takes steps to save $1.1M in bonds

The Lindale Independent School District Board of Trustees solidified the district’s financial footing and took preliminary steps in organizing an inhouse security force during their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. More...

City’s Christmas Celebration Dec. 6

Officials with the city of Lindale have announced final plans for the 2014 Lindale Christmas Celebration to take place Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. The Lindale Christmas Celebration will begin at approximately 5:15p.m. More...

Hideaway man dies following shooting at county gun range

Officials with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office have identified the victim of a Saturday afternoon (Nov. 15) shooting at a gun range on State Highway 31 West as Gary Dooley, 62, of Hideaway. More...

Lindale sales tax returns up 14 percent in October

Another month and another healthy rise in the sales tax receipts for Lindale merchants as local businesses showed a 14.37 percent increase from this time a year ago, according to figures released by State Comptroller Susan Combs’ office. More...

News

Lindale’s Walters signs with A&M

Lindale High School standout pitcher Nash Walters didn’t see any need in waiting until the season started to make his choice for college and after weighing offers from Ole Miss and Texas Tech, he jumped at the chance to become an Aggie. More...

Good Neighbor Award presented

Lindale High School senior Hannah Hamilton knows what it means to be a good neighbor. Hamilton was not worried as she entered Principal Casey Neal’s office. More...

Little ones rules during baby pageant

LIBRARY NEWS

We want to thank everyone who attended the library’s Holiday Bazaar, where the “Little Girls’’ ruled in the Baby Pageant held during the bazaar. More...

Obituaries

MRS. JIMMY LEE BLADES BRACEY

Funeral services for Mrs. Jimmy Lee Blades Bracey, 97 of Lindale, were held Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 in the Chapel of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale with Rev. Ronnie Stribble officiating. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. More...

GEORGE SEBERRY HITT

Services for George Seberry Hitt, 84, of Tyler and formerly of Mount Sylvan, were held Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Moore officiating. Mr. Hitt passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. He was born Feb. More...

LUCILLE W. HOOTEN

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille W. Hooten, 91 of Mineola and Lindale, wre held Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at the Lindale First Baptist Church with Rev. More...