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Santa’s Bake Shop to bake up cookies to benefit library

2 days ago

Since it’s hard to beat a good cookie, especially at Christmas, the folks at the Lillie Russell Memorial Library will open Santa’s Bake Shop once again, beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 2, which will coincide with the Lindale Christmas Celebration at nearby Picker’s Pavilion. There will be mounds of delicious cookies for sale at $6 per dozen in the library’s community room.

Lady Eagles lead 17-5A All District Volleyball team

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Lindale High School senior Alisha Kiser was named co-Most Valuable Player for District 17-5A and teammate Brina Kuslak was voted co-Blocker of the Year as the league’s coaches met recently and chose their All-District volleyball team for the 2017 season. In addition to Kiser and Kuslak, LHS Head Coach Jessica Camp was selected Coach of the Year by her peers. She led the Lady Eagles to the district championship for the second year in a row as well as advancing to the area round of the state playoffs. Lindale also had three players named to the first team, three to the second team and one on the honorable mention squad.

Sponsorships available for “Act VII’’ at LISD PAC

2 days ago

“Act VII, A Christmas Spectacular,’’ sponsored by Petty’s Steak and Catfish Restaurant, a showcase for music and drama students in the Lindale ISD as well as a fund raiser for the Lindale ISD Education Foundation, is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16 in the LISD Performing Arts Center, officials announced.

Lindale Junior High School Lady Eagles down Whitehouse

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The Lindale Junior High School Lady Eagles took on Whitehouse Junior High School this past week and won three of the four games. The 7th grade B team won, 17-4; the 7th grade A team claimed a 14-10 victory; the 8th grade B team took a 28-17 win and the 8th grade A team fell, 29-10. For the 7th grade B team, Bailee Lane was the leading scorer while Keatyn Bills and Brooke Tweedell were leading rebounders. Keatyn Bills and Kaydee Cox led in steals while Destiny Luellen led in assists.

Disabled can take advantage of SCAD “tax deferral’’ option

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Texans aged 65 or older, those who are disabled and disabled veterans may postpone paying delinquent and current property taxes on their homes by taking advantage of an option called “tax deferral” by signing an affidavit at the Smith County Appraisal District office, said SCAD’s chief appraiser Mike Barnett “If the affidavit is on file, an over-65 homeowner, one who is disabled or is a disabled veteran, cannot lose a homestead because of delinquent taxes,” Barnett said. This special form of tax relief also halts a lawsuit filed to collect delinquent property taxes on the home, according to Barnett.
  • OBITUARIES

    • John Michael Simon

      Wednesday, November 8

      Memorial services for John Michael Simon, 55, relative of Lindale residents, were held Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at the Community Christian Fellowship Church in Lindale. Mr. Simon passed away on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. He was born Dec. 3, 1961in Ashland, Ohio.

    • Antonio T. Munoz

      Wednesday, November 1

    • Buddy Newton

      Wednesday, October 25