Despite the arrival of some wet weather, the holiday spirit wasn’t dampened for Lindale residents this past weekend as the annual Christmas in Lindale celebration, sponsored by the city of Lindale, was a rousing success. Rainy weather, which arrived in the area on Friday, continued into the weekend, forcing the cancellation of the annual Lindale Rotary Club’s Christmas Parade. But city officials forged ahead with the rest of the planned events for the Christmas Celebration.
Lindale Community Theater’s final performance of the 2016 season opened on Friday, Dec. 2 with the charming, fictionalized Christmas production of Clement Clarke Moore’s 1823 classic poem “ ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.’’
Smith County officials held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony this past week (Monday, Dec. 5) for the new Animal Control facility in downtown Tyler, said public information officer Casey Murphy.