May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown development myths and facts

This is the second in a series of articles on “Downtown Development Myths and Facts’’ and the myth I wish to address in this article concerns the overall financial condition of the city of Lindale and specifically how the downtown d More...

Lindale sales tax figures show another jump

In one of its stronger showings in recent months, Lindale’s sales tax receipts increased by 11.5 percent from this time in 2015, according to figures released by the Texas Comptroller’s Office. More...

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Letter to Editor

American Legion Auxiliary to hand out poppies Dear Editor, The poppy flower adorned the battlefields of Flanders Field in France during World War I and was looked upon by those serving as a living symbol of their fallen comrades’ sacrifices. More...

Getting an education on first day of junior high

(The names have been changed to protect the guilty) The other day I asked a kid how school was goin’. He said that it was goin’ OK. I then asked if he had found him a new girlfriend. He looked at me as if I’d lost my mind. More...

Tax effects of undocumented workers

One of the most frequently used arguments against undocumented immigration is that it represents a huge drain on the state and local governments due to the need to provide health care, education, and other social services. More...

Photo

Another successful I-20 Team Real Estate Lindale Championship Rodeo presented by Lone Star Ram is in the books, with rodeo fans seeing exciting events such as steer wrestling at the Lindale Rodeo Arena this past weekend. More...

Brookshire’s to take local servicemen on Washington trip

Brookshire Grocery Co. will escort a group of seven World War II and 24 Korean War veterans – including three from Lindale and Hideaway -- to Washington, D.C., May 30 – June 1, on its 12th Heroes Flight, company officials announced. More...

Local war hero remembered again on Memorial Day

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was written by local author and historian Annie Baldwin for the Lindale News and Times’ Memorial Day issue in 1994. More...

News

Target Distribution Center donates money to help buy books in LISD

Each year the Lindale ISD Education Foundation completes an application with Target Corporation in order to seek funding for a special project at Lindale Independent School District, district officials said. More...

Perryman offers perspective on upcoming elections

When Dr. Ray Perryman speaks, people listen. But the room couldn’t have gotten any quieter than when he told the audience in the Mineola Civic Center Thursday night (May 19) that he thought a Democrat would take the presidency. More...

LHS seniors awarded Kirton Scholarships

Eight Lindale High School seniors have been awarded the Kirton Drama Scholarship, an endowment by John and Peggy Kirton for LHS drama department students which began three years ago, LISD Education Foundation officials announced. More...

Obituaries

Haile Dawn Beasley

Services for Haile Dawn Beasley, 20, of Tyler and formerly of Lindale, were held Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Phelps officiating. More...

Terri Ann Caudill

A memorial service for Terri Ann Caudill, 50, of Lindale is pending following her passing on Sunday, May 15, 2016. More...

Franklin Wallace Creager

Memorial services for Franklin Wallace Creager, 85 of Lindale, were held Friday, May 20, at Greenwood Chapel in White Settlement, Texas. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Park. Mr. Creager died Wednesday, May 11, 2016 in Lindale. He was born on Nov. More...