The euphoria of last Friday’s 35-31 win over 17-5A foe Nacogdoches lasted perhaps 24 hours for the Lindale High School Eagles’ coaches and players because the cold reality is Ennis arrives this week for Lindale’s home district opener.
Thousands and thousands of East Texans gathered in downtown Lindale on a glorious, but warm, Saturday this past weekend and enjoyed the 33rd annual Countryfest, sponsored by the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce. In fact, LACC Executive Director Shelbie Glover figures this year’s event drew more than the previous record of last year’s estimated crowd of 7,500.
“MuttNation Station,” a pet adoption center in Lindale, had its official groundbreaking on Saturday, Oct. 7, with officials wielding shovels to help get the process under way. Participants included Bev and Rick Lambert of MuttNation Foundation and officials with TJC North, GreaterGood.org, the city of Lindale and The Cannery Lindale.
Smith County donated surplus computer equipment this week to Mustard Seed Ministries to be given to local school children. Dr. Karen Jones, founder and president of Mustard Seed Ministries, along with three technicians, picked up surplus technology equipment Tuesday, Oct. 3, collected by the Smith County Information Technology Department. Smith County Commissioners voted to donate surplus computer equipment to the local ministry that supplies them to school children. Donated items included 63 computers, 64 monitors, two scanners and seven printers.