Public Utility Commission Renews Call for Electricity Conservation

Austin –  As high temperatures maintain their grip on Texas and electricity demand remains elevated, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) renewed its call for Texans to conserve electricity this afternoon. “Occasional calls for conservation are a natural part of running the most efficient electrical system in the world,” said Commissioner Arthur D’Andrea. “Fortunately, individual

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Demystifying blood donation: Saving lives may be as simple as clearing up common myths

  Lindale ISD, Brookshire’s to host community blood drives If you’ve never donated blood, Carter BloodCare asks that you reconsider. While there are certain reasons donors are deferred from giving, several misconceptions may keep potential blood donors from saving lives. You are never too old to give. There is no upper age limit for donating

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LHS Fish Camp

Lindale High School Freshmen attended Fish Camp on Thursday, August 15th as the largest class of students that Lindale High School has ever seen.

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Warrant scams reported

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office has recently been made aware of another warrant scam. This scam involved a phone call that was received by a Smith County citizen this afternoon at approximately 3:00 p.m. In this scam, the caller identified himself as an investigator with the Smith County Sheriff’s Office by specific name. The caller

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TJC to offer Registration Rally events in multiple locations

In preparation for the fall semester, Tyler Junior College will offer walk-in advising and registration events in Lindale, Jacksonville and Tyler. Online registration remains open through midnight Sunday, Aug. 25, by going to TJC.edu/register. Registration Rally events in Lindale and Jacksonville TJC will hold Registration Rally events from noon to 6 p.m. on the following

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Several Mail Thefts

  In the past three to four months the Smith County Sheriff’s Office and Tyler Police Department have received an excessive amount of mail theft reports.  During these criminal episodes, the suspect(s) are indiscriminately fishing large amounts of envelopes from the blue mail receptacles typically found in the parking lots of local businesses.  The intended

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What’s Happening …

July 30-August 15 – LISD registration for all new 1st-3rd grade students will take place at College Street Elementary; Aug. 9 @ 4 p.m.: PK-6 grade Class assignments will be available; Aug. 12 @ 9 a.m.: 7-8 grade Class assignments will be available; Aug. 15 @ 3 p.m.: all LHS schedules will be available in

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Lindale Rotary Club President Marla Pittman presents a book that is donated to the Lindale Library in honor of Lindale High School Coach Chris Cochran. He discussed the upcoming football season in a very competitive district. The first home game will be moved to Tyler due to the completion of the stadium renovation date. Coach

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Murder Case Dismissed for Further Investigation

  “Today, August 2, 2019, the Smith County Criminal District Attorney’s Office filed a motion to dismiss the pending murder charge against Christopher Hardy, 241-0181-18. The decision to dismiss this case was not made lightly. After I was sworn in as District Attorney, my office began an extensive review of the evidence in the case.

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Blood Drive on tap

  The summer months are really hard on the local East Texas blood supply and this summer is no exception. The blood supply is currently below preferred levels and ETX patients need your help. Join the community of Mineola and Lindale at a blood drive in honor of Martha Crump on August 7th.  Carter BloodCare will

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