March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

LACC banquet set for Hideaway CC

Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce officials are prepping for the biggest night of their year as the annual Membership Banquet and Silent Auction will take place beginning at 5 p.m., Monday, April 13 in the Hideaway Lake Clubhouse. More...

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Extended droughts cause serious long-term issues

Since the epic drought of 2011, Texas’ water supply has improved overall, but some areas remain in critical condition. More...

Next in Cosmo: Trials and tribulations of being a man

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m sick of all of this rain. It’s so wet I haven’t even been able to get down to Skunk Hollow to get away. More...

Sports

Varisty girls second, boys fifth at Lindale’s Blackberry Relays

Participants and organizers were able to dodge enough rain drops to complete the annual Blackberry Relays held Thursday, March 19 at Eagle Stadium in Lindale. More...

Lindale Junior High track teams compete at Hallsville meet

The Lindale Junior High School 7th and 8th grade track teams competed in Hallsville on Wednesday (March 18) with the 7th graders earning 60 points and the 8th graders finishing with 29 points. More...

Dedication set for restored Lindale VFD fire truck

Lindale Volunteer Fire Department members have waited for this day for a long time, and Saturday many hours of work and fundraising will reach a climax as the department’s 1944 restored pumper truck will be officially dedicated. More...

State senate ponders grades for districts

A group of state senators, seeking an effective way to evaluate Texas’ public schools, wants to assign annual letter grades to districts based on test scores and other measures, an idea that’s “insulting,’’ says Lindale More...

News

Benefit set for local family fighting cancer

A “Friends Helping Friends’’ benefit for Ron Owens is scheduled for 5 p.m., Thursday, April 23 at the Kinsey Community Center in Lindale, organizers announced. More...

Aggie Moms plan Thursday meeting

The Tyler A&M Mothers’ Club will host their monthly meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Pollard United Methodist Church, located at 3030 Copeland Road in Tyler, club officials announced. More...

TJC Apache Belles set for spring show

Fresh from their spring break cruise performing aboard the Carnival Freedom in the Western Caribbean, the Tyler Junior College Apache Belles are tan and ready to put on their annual spring show, scheduled for Thursday- Saturday, March 26-28, TJC publ More...

Obituaries

THOMAS ‘DOUGHBOY’ BAKER

Graveside services for Mr. Thomas “Doughboy” Baker, 50 of Alba and relative of a Lindale resident, were held Saturday March 21, 2015 at the New Hope Cemetery, near the Hoard community with Pastor Mike Renfro officiating. More...

BIAS BEN LOTT

Private memorial services are pending for Bias Ben Lott, 61 of Lindale, who died Friday, March 6, 2015 in a Tyler hospital. His daughter was at his bedside attending him in a tender and compassionate manner. More...

LEON OGLESBY

Services for Leonard Leon Oglesby, 93 of Mineola and relative of Lindale and Hideaway residents, were held Thursday, March 19 at Beaty Funeral Home in Mineola with Rev. Bobbie Maltas and Rev. Rick Son officiating. More...