February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County honors Cowart for 25 years of service

For the past 25 years, one of the most consistent things in Smith County Precinct 5 has been the presence of Justice of the Peace James Cowart. More...

Special Sections

Columns

Long road to romance is lined with oysters

Life & Times

I was asked to rerun this column I wrote 14 years ago right after Valentine’s Day. And yes, Janet is still with me. Go figure. --- More...

Oil price decline not catastrophic for Texas economy

Perryman Report

For several years, the economies of Texas and its metropolitan areas ranked among the strongest performing in the nation. Though many industries contributed to the expansion, the oil surge was a key reason for this strength. More...

Obituaries

Bruce Bridges

Graveside services for Mr. Bruce Bridges, 80 of Hideaway, were held Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at the Lindale City Cemetery with Dr. Jack Cox officiating. Services were under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale. More...

Melvin Gene Carter

A private family memorial for Melvin Gene Carter, 68, of Whitehouse and relative of Lindale residents, was held recently. Mr. Carter passed away at his residence on Jan. 25, 2016. He was born Aug. 17, 1947 in Tyler and grew up in Flint. More...

Claude Washington Gossett, Jr.

Memorial services for Claude Washington Gossett, Jr., 81, of Athens, Tenn., and formerly of Lindale, were held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens with the Rev. Charla Sherbacoff and Rev. More...

Funds still needed to keep Lillie Russell Library going

It’s not too much of a stretch to say that up until about a year ago, the Lindale Library (now known as the Lillie Russell Memorial Library) was running on fumes. More...

BRAZIEL SCHEDULES BOOK SIGNING ON FEB. 25

Lindale businessman Russell “Rusty’’ Braziel has scheduled a book signing for copies of his latest work, “The Domino Effect: How the shale revolution is transforming energy, markets, industries and economics’’ from More...

LACC members to vote on board nominees

Nominees for the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have been announced and members will vote on four of the eight candidates to serve on the board for the coming year. More...

News

ETMC Urgent Care marks opening

A new ETMC Urgent Care is now open in Lindale at 1379 Brad Circle near the intermediate school. A ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Lindale Chamber of Commerce was held on February 1. More...

Lindale FFA members win purchase certificates

Lindale High School FFA members Orrin Parker, Seth Cranford and Ty Roach each won a $500 purchase certificate from the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo’s Calf Scramble held Jan. 31, show officials announced. More...

Cancer seminar set for Lillie Russell Library

A “Truth About Cancer’’ seminar, sponsored by Bob and Joyce Shutt of Lindale, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Lillie Russell Memorial Library with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., organizers said. More...

Sports

LHS football standouts sign with colleges

Five of the players who helped the Lindale High School Eagles football team earn bi-district playoff berth this past season will continue their careers at the collegiate level after signing national letters of intent this past week. More...

Junior high girls win district championships

Considering how the Lindale Junior High School Lady Eagles basketball team has disposed of virtually every opponent this season, it should come as no surprise to discover all four teams claimed the district championship this past week. More...

Dodge Ball tourney raises funds for ET Crisis Center

More than 70 participants took part in the 7th annual Duck and Dive Dodge Ball Tournament held recently at Lindale’s First United Methodist Church which benefits the East Texas Crisis Center, organizers said. More...