City of Lindale

Council approves ordinance regulating vape shops

Lindale City Council members approved an ordinance aimed at regulating vape and tobacco shops in the city limits during their regularly scheduled meeting at city hall Tuesday night (April 2). The ordinance spells out the requirements of these businesses, including the distance from schools, churches, parks and daycare facilities. Lindale City Attorney Glen Patrick said

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Early morning clouds vanish as thousands enjoy solar eclipse

On a Monday when great numbers of people were afraid a spectacular “moonday’’ would be ruined by gathering clouds in the morning, Mother Nature came to the rescue for the a large contingent at The Cannery in downtown Lindale. It was a pleasant Eclipse in the Park day (or night, depending on how you looked

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Lindale Chamber Banquet set April 8

The 40th annual Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet and Auction – titled “Your Partner in Business for 40 years’’ – is scheduled for Monday, April 8 at the Texas Rose Horse Park, 14078, Highway 110 north, officials said. The silent auction and networking begin at 5 p.m., dinner is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.-6:30

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Sunshine Week: Taking a stand against public information blackouts

Shining light on our government through public information helps us ask questions of elected officials – and hold them accountable. Sunshine Week, taking place March 10-16, recognizes the importance of open government and educates Americans about their right to public information. It’s not an abstract notion. It’s about what’s happening in the real world. You

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Lindale City Council OKs firm for Highway 16 work

Lindale City Council members approved 4M Construction Services Inc. for utility work along FM 16 west of the city during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 5. Also, council members approved amended polling locations for the General Election on May 4 and discussed setting a meeting to canvass the votes later that month. Locally, Place

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Police Beat | Feb. 23 – March 1

Lindale Police Department call logs for Feb. 23-March 1 FRIDAY, FEB. 23: Public Service, 500 block North Main Street, Settled at Scene; Motor Vehicle Crash, 3500 block South Main Street, Settled at Scene; Public Service, 14200 block CR 452, Settled at Scene; Theft, 100 block East Centennial Blvd., Report; Motorist Assist, 300 block West Hubbard

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Mayor reflects on tenure, city’s growth

In May, for the first time in 17 years, the Lindale City Council will be missing a familiar face during council meetings as Mayor Jeff Daugherty chose not to seek re-election this year. Daugherty, owner of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale, has been a major contributor in shaping Lindale’s future during that 17-year span. His

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Council OKs taking bids for Centennial work

Lindale City Council members approved a motion to advertise for bids for the extension of East Centennial Blvd. as well as alternate bids for utilities on the same extension during their regular meeting Tuesday night (Feb. 20) at city hall. The plan is to build at least two lanes to the Lindale city limits to

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City officials making plans for rare solar eclipse April 8

In what promises to be the most eventful three minutes in the city’s history, Lindale tourism officials are gearing up for the total solar eclipse scheduled to arrive on April 8. The Total Eclipse of the Park will be a three-day event held at Darden Harvest Park to commemorate the rare eclipse which will be

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Early voting under way in county; Local candidates file for city/school election

Early voting is under way in Smith County for the March 5 Joint Primary Elections at several areas in the county. The early voting period will continue through March 1. Local candidates that are on the ballot for the May 4 General Election include: • Gavin Rascoe, Place 5 Lindale City Council for Mayor; •

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