Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

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Trump administration opposes a return to federal oversight for Texas redistricting, reversing Obama-era stance

  Trump administration opposes a return to federal oversight for Texas redistricting, reversing Obama-era stance By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Jan. 16, 2019 “Trump administration opposes a return to federal oversight for Texas redistricting, reversing Obama-era stance” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and

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TJC Chancellor and CEO Announces Retirement – will leave legacy of educational leadership and community partnerships

TJC Chancellor Dr. Mike Metke announced Thursday at the monthly Board of Trustees meeting that he plans to retire in early summer, 2019.  Metke is the sixth President/Chancellor to lead TJC in its 92 plus year history and is in his 12th year at the helm. His retirement, effective June 30, 2019, will conclude a career

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Police Beat – Jan 4-10, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019 Officer Stevens responded to an accident at 556 I20 E. Report taken. Officer Fortunas, and Officer Stevens responded to an accident at 3200 Block S Main St. Report taken. Officer Fortunas, and Officer Stevens responded to a disturbance at 13400 Block Cr 472. Settled at scene. Officer Martin, Officer Fortunas, Officer

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Lunar Eclipse Viewing on tap

The Astronomical Society of East Texas in conjunction with the Mineola Nature Preserve, will host a Total Lunar Eclipse viewing at the Nature Preserve on Jan. 20 – the last such event until May 26, 2021. The moon will move into Earth’s shadow causing the moon to look darker and eventually reddish (Blood Moon) before

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Miranda Lambert

In the Winter issue of Texas Music Magazine, we visit Miranda Lambert‘s hometown and state sanctioned music friendly community, Lindale; revisit Odessa and the oil town’s history as a musical destination; Plus the psychobilly gospel of the Reverend Horton Heat. Pick up a copy on newsstands now!

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Police Chiefs and Sheriffs from 20 East Texas counties gathered on Jan. 10 at the Kilgore Police Department

Police Chiefs and Sheriffs from 20 East Texas counties gathered on Jan. 10 at the Kilgore Police Department for a press conference and mass gathering of law enforcement officials to publicly support the 100 Club of East Texas, a non-profit 501(c)(3) Foundation designed to help families of fallen peace officers. Wayne Isbell, Chief of Police in Mount Pleasant and

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Remodeled Brookshire’s in Lindale Celebrates Grand Opening, Launch of Curbside Service

TYLER, Texas, Jan. 9, 2019 – Brookshire Grocery Co. leaders and city officials gathered today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the remodeled Brookshire’s store at 521 S. Main St. in Lindale. Attendees also celebrated the launch of “Brookshire’s CURBSIDE” online ordering with curbside pickup at the store. Several dignitaries including

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