April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Eagles soccer prepares for Pine Tree matchup

Even though the revenge factor has been taken out of its season, the Lindale High School Eagles soccer team is happy nonetheless to be advancing through the state Class 4A playoffs. More...

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Columns

Life & Times

Nothing like a good beatin’ to bring happiness to life

Here’s an old one a buddy of mine asked me to rerun. He said he could really relate to this story as could most men our age. --- I was sittin’ in a restaurant the other day when somethin’ weird happened. More...

Perryman Report

Toward a ‘Texas solution’ concerning ACA, Medicaid

While the Medicaid system and Affordable Care Act are not perfect, they are key aspects of the current health care environment in which Texas must function. More...

Sports

Lindale girls take top honors at Blackberry Relays

The Lindale High School varsity girls dominated the competition, scoring a first-place 165.5 points, to win the annual LHS Blackberry Relays held Thursday, March 28 at Eagle Stadium. More...

Junior high tracksters take 1st, fifth at meet

Lindale Junior High School hosted its own track meet on Tuesday, March 26 at the school’s track with the 7th graders taking first place and the 8th graders earning a fifth place finish. More...

SOCCER SIGNINGS

Two soccer players from Lindale High School, Lane Casey, left, and Nate Nichols recently signed letters of intent to play for Jacksonville College next season. More...

Texas House pares down school testing mandates

Is it possible that lawmakers in Austin have finally heard the plaintive voices from districts across the state regarding what school officials consider unfair testing requirements? More...

Pioneer Day Saturday; family-friendly activities abound

The annual Pioneer Day in Lindale is scheduled to begin Saturday morning, April 6 at Parrott Park and Museum, 2900 S. Main Street, officials announced. More...

County residents can dispose of unwanted items for free

Smith County residents can dispose of unwanted items for free through April 13 at the county landfill, officials with Constable Kenneth Bibby’s office have announced. More...

Officials address traffic issues

One of the byproducts of a city’s rapid business growth is the inevitable increase in traffic, which as anyone who has traveled Highway 69 can attest, can become a headache at times. More...

News

Assault suspect caught

Precinct 5 Constable Kenneth Bibby’s office, in a joint effort with the Smith County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. More...

Fifth-graders get computers from Tyler ministry

A group of fifth graders at E.J. Moss Intermediate School in Lindale has received 29 computers from the Mustard Seed Ministry of Tyler, officials announced. More...

Lindale student earns Dean’s List honors

HOUSTON – Lindale resident Benjamin Mclaughlin has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall, 2012 semester at the University of Houston, school officials announced. Mclaughlin is a theater major. More...

Obituaries

THOMAS CREMERS

Services for Thomas G. Cremers, 48, of St. Paul, Minn. and who worked at Youth With A Mission, were held Thurs- day, March 28 in Baxter, Minn. at the Heritage Assembl y of God Church. Mr. Cremers died on March 23. He was born Aug. 7, 1964 in St. More...

ARTHUR DABNEY

Services for Mr. Arthur Leo Dabney III, 67, of Hideaway were held Thursday, March 28 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home Chapel in Lindale with Rev. Wayne Flowers officiating. Interment was in the Lindale City Cemetery. Mr. More...

TERRY DON FLEMING

Memorial service for Mr. Terry Don Fleming age 42 of Flint and relative of Lindale residents, were held Tuesday, March 26 in the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home chapel. More...

Police Report

Smith County Sheriff’s Report

On March 20, Horacio Gurrusquieta, 33, turned himself in to authorities in Dallas County in connection with a murder warrant for his arrest related to a June 3, 2012 shooting which claimed the life of Jose Alfredo Sanchez. More...