December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CVS buys Medicine Chest

Services will remain same

CVS Pharmacy and Medicine Chest Pharmacy announced Monday (Dec. 17) that CVS will acquire 19 Medicine Chest drug stores in Texas, including Fleming Medicine Chest in Lindale, Mineola Medicine Chest in Mineola and Key Medicine Chest in Winnsboro. More...

Lindale girls soar to No. 9 state ranking

Make no mistake about it: Lindale High School girls basketball coach Brandon Walters, in his first year with the Lady Eagles, is happy with his club’s double digit win total so far. More...

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Life & Times

Christmas shoppin’

As you know, I hate shoppin’. I’d rather jump off a cliff with a firecracker up my nose than go shoppin’, but if I don’t buy “you know who” somethin’ for Christmas, it makes for a really bad New Year. More...

Perryman Report

Lots of questions, some answers about cheap gasoline

I do a lot of speaking throughout the year, and for the past several weeks, I’ve been in the midst of my annual Economic Outlook Conference series (the 29th annual, by the way). More...

Bob Bowman’s East Texas

Making music in Sacul

On the fourth Saturday night each month, the Nacogdoches County community of Sacul hosts one of the best country music venues in East Texas --a collection of bands playing mostly bluegrass standards. More...

Sports

Junior High girls third in Canton; top Jacksonville

The Lindale Junior High School girls basketball teams earned a third place standing at the Canton Middle School tournament Dec. 7-8 then defeated Jacksonville on Monday, Dec. 10. In Canton, Lindale featured its 7th and 8th grade A teams. More...

Lady Eagles volleyball gathers more honors

Cantrell signs with TJC; teammates earn academic all-state

Lindale High School volleyball players Savannah Cantrell, Hannah Brown and Sarah McGregor were recently earned statewide recognition for their play as well as their academic prowess. Cantrell, who signed to play college volleyball on Friday, Dec. More...

Police Report

Police Report

12-07-12 Officers Petty and Stevens were dispatched to a disturbance in the 3500 block of South Main Street at approximately 12:00 A.M. More...

Eunice Arnwine

Funeral services for Eunice Bryant Arnwine, 102, of Mineola and relative of Lindale and Hideaway residents, are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21 in the Mineola First Baptist Church with Rev. More...

LISD wins appeal over Velma Penny AYP results

The Lindale Independent School District has won an appeal with the Texas Education Agency for 2012 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results. All campuses and the district have met the federal accountability standard. More...

Troopers out in force to halt holiday DWIs

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but one poor decision to drink and drive could bring a devastating end to holiday celebrations. More...

LISD continues to keep campus safety priority

SURRATT MESSAGE

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following message is from Lindale Independent School District Superintendent Stan Surratt regarding the tragic school shooting last week in Connecticut. --- More...

News

LJH band earns region recognition

Band students from Lindale Junior High School earned the distinction of being named to the TMEA Region XXI All Region band after auditions were held earlier this month at Jacksonville Middle School. More...

Commissioners hear proposal about volunteer firefighters

TYLER -- At its Dec. 4 weekly meeting, the Smith County Commissioners Court heard a presentation from county Fire Marshal Jim Seaton on the department’s plans to ask legislators for part-time volunteers. More...

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RIBBON CUTTINGS

The Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce recently gave Freedom Defense Training, based in Lindale, a ribbon cutting. More...

Obituaries

Sallie Sue Hicks

Graveside services for Sallie Sue West Hicks, 76, Tyler and formerly of Lindale, were held Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Lindale City Cemetery under the direction of Caudle Rutledge Funeral Home of Lindale. More...

Lillie Mae Brecheisen

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Brecheisen, 78, of Holly Lake Ranch were held Monday Dec. 10 in the Chapel of Caudle Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale, with her brother, Brother Charles Gilmore officiating. More...

Alice Wells

Services for Alice Wells, 73, Lindale, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday Dec. 15 at Eubank Funeral Home Chapel in Canton with Brother Mike Newby officiating. Burial will be in Cool Springs Cemetery, Van Zandt County. More...