June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

STAAR TESTS

LISD backs TEA decision to cancel 3rd STAAR test

Across the state, fifth through eighth grade students recently gained a reprieve from having to re-take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness tests -- a move which was applauded by Lindale ISD officials. More...

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Columns

Long-term outlook for the U.S. economy

The U.S. economy is on fairly solid ground, and our latest forecast calls for moderate growth over the long-term horizon. More...

Sometimes, laughs come from deep inside

You know, growing up I didn’t have any really good talents, not that I have any now either. I wasn’t really athletic, I couldn’t sing, play an instrument, or junk like that. I did however, have one talent. More...

Services held for long time Lindale resident Bill Parrott

The Lindale community lost one of its most recognizable and beloved citizens with the passing of Bill Parrott on June 20 at the age of 86. More...

Cemetery for East Texas’ veterans sought

Fireworks, picnics and family gatherings are indeed enjoyable ways to recognize America’s Independence Day, but somber reflection for those who made the ultimate sacrifice should be part of our national conscience as well. More...

News

FFA earns second place

The Lindale High School Chapter of the Future Farmers of America recently attended the Mineola District Leadership Camp and placed second in the opening ceremonies contest. More...

Lindale’s Baker earns Dean’s List honors from Howard Payne

Leonard Paul Baker of Lindale was recently named to the Dean’s List for the spring, 2016 semester at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, school officials announced. More...

Benefit for ill Lindale youngster planned July 16 at Life Center

“We Love Lucy,’’ a special fundraiser for six-year-old Lucy Heller, is planned for 3-7 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 in the Life Center at 111 West Van Street in downtown Lindale, organizers announced. More...

Obituaries

Joseph Edwin Powell

Services for Captain CEC USN Ret. Joseph Edwin Powell, 91 of Hideaway, were held Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home chapel in Lindale. More...