Larry Wilson, a tireless chronicler of everyday events in Lindale through the lens of his trusty camera, was honored Monday night (April 16) as the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year during the LACC’s annual banquet and auction at the Hideaway Lake Clubhouse. “Waves of Change,’’ reflecting the transformation of the LACC during the past 12 months, which features new membership levels and new initiatives for local businesses, was the theme of the 33rd annual gathering. Wilson’s work, which has won several awards in the LACC’s photo contest, is also featured in murals in the city.
Lindale High School One-Act Play students will be competing at the State One-Act Play Meet for the first time in 10 years and Lindale and East Texas residents can see a sample of their work this Saturday at the Lindale ISD Performing Arts Center.
Jerry Alexander, owner of Red Baron Supply Company in Lindale, is a solid supporter of the Lindale ISD and a recent contest he sponsored “cemented’’ his reputation as one of the best friends of the district. The company was seeking a new Lindale Eagles’ logo for its newest concrete truck and enlisted help from some of the art students of Lindale High School and Lindale Junior High School.
Lindale Community Theater’s second production of the ninth season premiered on Friday, April 14, showcased the memorable wardrobe in the outstanding performance of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” Based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, this comedic drama is written by sister playwrights Nora and Delia Ephron, and directed by LCT Executive Director Tim Mitchiner.