Seedy bar in Lindale site of office-involved shooting

Several witnesses reported a shooting involving officers of the Lindale Police Department. One man was shot and taken to a local hospital. No officers were injured. Our thanks to Lindale PD for keeping our community safe.

KLTV has more on the story.

Lindale’s Miranda Lambert to Receive Inaugural ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award

According to Country Music Tattle Tale, Lindale’s Miranda Lambert will be the first to ever receive the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award. The award is designated to honor uncompromising artists in the spirit of the country music legend who performed such hits as “Okie from Muskogee.”

The 10th annual ACM Honors will be broadcast on Friday, September 9th.


Lindholm out as Lindale City Manager

From the Lindale News-Times:

Newest Wet Counties Not Curtailing Texas DUI Numbers

It’s been almost a year since Precinct 5 in far north Smith County voted “wet.” While some say the area is benefitting from additonal tax revenue generated by alcohol sales on the area, CBS 19 reports that Texas still leads the United States in alcohol-related traffic accidents and fatalities. Among cities of similar size, Tyler and Longview are among the highest DUI areas. Still think it’s worth it, Lindale?

Former LHS Eagle Micah Simmons Named Finalist Among Scholar Athletes

Congratulations to former Lindale High School standout Micah Simmons who continues to impress on and off the field.

Something for the Fellas at this Lindale Wedding Venue

Austin’s KXAN offers this report on the 6S Ranch in Lindale that offers more than your typical East Texas wedding venue.


KMOO: Lindale Band Director Elected President of the Texas Bandmasters Association

The Texas Bandmasters Association Board of Directors has elected Lindale ISD’s Steven Moore as the new 2015-2016 President of the Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA).

Moore has been Lindale’s Director of Bands for over 25 years, continuing a tradition of excellence established by Butch Almany. “The Pride of Lindale” earned its 40th consecutive 1st division rating in the UIL Marching Contest during the 2014-2015 school year.

Lindale ISD Board Features New but Familiar Faces

Former longtime Lindale educator Donny Williams joins the Board of Trustees.

Lindale’s Miranda Lambert Takes CMAs Again

It was a Texas-sized showing for the Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Lindale’s own Miranda Lambert took home four awards including Song of the Year for her hit, “Automatic.”

Fire Destroys Classic Autos in Lindale

Story from Tyler Morning Telegraph