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New constable Bibby sworn in Jan. 1

Kenneth Bibby, who defeated longtime incumbent Dennis Taylor in last year’s election for Precinct 5 Constable, was sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 1 in the constable’s office. More...

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LINDALE LIBRARY NEWS

Library could use some monetary help

We hope all of you had a warm Christmas, fun in the snow, and a Happy New Year. At the library, the start of a new year means a new budget for operating expenses. Unlike Santa, it’s looking pretty slim. More...

Bob Bowman’s East Texas

Fort Parker massacre left historic footprints on Texas

In May of 1836, less than two months after Mexican troops killed every defender of the Alamo, another massacre at a frontier garrison bloodied the Texas landscape. The incident left Texas with a slice of history almost as riveting as the Alamo. More...

Life & Times

After all, there’s no business like ‘snow’ business

Well, since we had snow last week, I figured I’d let y’all read an oldie, but goodie. My kids were home a couple of weeks ago when I thought they should have been in school. “It’s a bad weather day,” said my daughter. More...

Police Report

Police Report

12-14-12 Officer Petty was dispatched to the 13000 block of Harvey Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle complaint at approximately 2:20 A.M. The vehicle was located by the officer unoccupied and no signs of anyone on foot in the area. More...

Fuel spill contained by local, state officials

Representatives from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as well as Smith County Constable officials were on hand Monday (Jan. 7) to begin cleanup of an oil spill that could have contaminated Poole Lake in Lindale. More...

Outgoing constable ready for ‘home time’

For the better part of the past three decades, Dennis Taylor has been a familiar figure in the Precinct 5 Constable’s office. More...

Year after opening, Collin Street Bakery is still cooking

I t’s been approximately a year since one of the most anticipated businesses in the Lindale area opened its doors, and the people with Collin Street Bakery, at FM 849 and Interstate 20, are still excited. More...

News

LHS seniors earns ‘Good Neighbor Award’

Lindale High School Senior Hannah Brown has been named the recipient of the R.J. Collins State Farm Insurance “Good Neighbor Award.” Brown was surprised with the award presentation Thursday morning. More...

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Mourners spend Christmas in Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. More...

Obituaries

BOBBY D. KENNEDY

Funeral Services for Mr. Bobby Dwayne Kennedy, 71, Lindale, were held Saturday, Dec. 22 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Marion Burgess officiating. Interment was in the Bethesda Cemetery. Mr. More...