Courtesy photo The Wallace United Methodist Church Relay for Life team was recognized as the “Ultimate Team” in Van Zandt County for raising the most funds in the 2016 event.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Van Zandt County Event Leadership Team held their Wrap-Up Party late last month. Keeping the “Make Cancer a Fairytale” theme, the wrap-up... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan The Edgewood Lady Dogs followed up a runner-up finish of the Van Varsity Tournament Gold Bracket with a runner-up finish in the Gold Bracket of the Eustace Tournament Aug. 20.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
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The Edgewood Lady Dogs have become virtually synonymous with tournament success in recent weeks, following up their impressive Gold Bracket runner-up finish in Van Aug. 13 with a Gold Bracket runner-... + continue reading
Saturday, August 27, 2016
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National Dog Dag was celebrated Aug. 26, a day that highlighted man’s best friend and also shed light on the problems facing strays of Van Zandt County. Over-population of pets and the lack... + continue reading
Saturday, August 27, 2016
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MINEOLA—Not even a one-hour lightning delay prior to kickoff could spoil the great team effort put together by the Van Vandals in Mineola Friday night as they shocked the pre-season number one... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Maddie Booth (21) ducks down low to avoid the save attempt of teammate Olivia McMath near the sideline.
Friday, August 26, 2016
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The Wills Point Lady Tigers got to enjoy an extended stay at home over the weekend, hosting teams from Crandall, Kaufman, Terrell, Forney, Commerce, Overton, Texas High, Sulphur Springs, Van,... + continue reading

Courtesy photo The Wallace United Methodist Church Relay for Life team was recognized as the “Ultimate Team” in Van Zandt County for raising the most funds in the 2016 event.

Photo by David Kapitan The Edgewood Lady Dogs followed up a runner-up finish of the Van Varsity Tournament Gold Bracket with a runner-up finish in the Gold Bracket of the Eustace Tournament Aug. 20.

Photo by David Kapitan Maddie Booth (21) ducks down low to avoid the save attempt of teammate Olivia McMath near the sideline.

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08/28/2016
Edgewood ISD Breakfast Monday-ham and cheese breakfast burrito Tuesday-breakfast sandwich Wednesday-pancakes with fruit topping Thursday-not available Friday- not available Lunch... + continue reading
08/28/2016
The Grand Saline Lady Indians found themselves surrounded by familiar faces during the Eustace Tournament Aug. 18-20, with teams from Canton, Edgewood and Fruitvale all in the field of competitors. Grand... + continue reading

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Photos by Britne Hammons State Sen. Bob Hall read a proclamation designating Aug. 16 as C. B. Wiley day.
08/20/2016
Constable memorialized with portrait It was tears and cheers during a remembrance event held Aug. 16 for the late Constable Pct. 2 C. B. Wiley. Within a packed courtroom at the VZC Courthouse Annex, Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Ronnie Daniell held an event to commemorate Wiley’s service to the county and also held an open house after... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan The Wills Point Lady Tigers delivered a gutty performance in their home opener, rallying from a one set deficit to secure a five-set win.
08/19/2016
The Wills Point Lady Tigers showed flashes of just how dangerous they could be during the 2016 season, battling back from the brink in their home opener for a 15-25, 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 15-9 win against Commerce Aug. 16. Commerce gave Wills Point everything it could handle and more during the first set of the match, turning back numerous Lady... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Wills Point chief of police Rob Powell, shown addressing attendees of the city’s National Night Out event held Aug. 2, has announced his retirement from public safety effective Sept. 30. Powell will stay on an assist the department’s transition to a new chief, and will continue to serve as a reserve officer for the city in the future.
08/18/2016
After more than three decades in public safety, including the past six years with the Wills Point Police Department, Rob Powell has announced his retirement as the city's chief of police effective September 30. With just under two months to go until his retirement date, Powell added that his big focus in the coming weeks will be helping... + continue reading
08/16/2016
The streets of downtown Grand Saline are a bit brighter this summer, thanks to the installation of numerous street lights. The Grand Saline Main Street organization completed the installation of the street lights in late July, with plans to continue the installation of more street lights in the future.  The project has been phased into... + continue reading

Photos by Faith Caughron Jeb Hensarling speaking at last weeks town hall meeting.
08/16/2016
The residents of Van Zandt County were treated to a meeting hosted by Congressman Jeb Hensarling at the Farm Bureau in Canton Aug. 4, where he addressed hot topics such as tax reform and Constitutional balance of power and also gave an update on his Congressional efforts. In a press release, Hensarling stated, “Our democracy requires that... + continue reading

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08/28/2016
The Grand Saline Lady Indians found themselves surrounded by familiar faces during the Eustace Tournament Aug. 18-20, with teams from Canton, Edgewood and Fruitvale all in the field of competitors... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan The Edgewood Lady Dogs followed up a runner-up finish of the Van Varsity Tournament Gold Bracket with a runner-up finish in the Gold Bracket of the Eustace Tournament Aug. 20.
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08/27/2016
The Edgewood Lady Dogs have become virtually synonymous with tournament success in recent weeks, following up their impressive Gold Bracket runner-up finish in Van Aug. 13 with a Gold Bracket runner-... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Maddie Booth (21) ducks down low to avoid the save attempt of teammate Olivia McMath near the sideline.
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Library volunteer, Abigail Muse, shelving children’s books at the Van Zandt County Library
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08/28/2016
The librarians and volunteers are enjoying a small lull in action between summer programs and fall programs. This would be a great time to volunteer and learn various jobs to help support the smooth... + continue reading
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08/27/2016
Many people in Van Zandt County think first of guns when they think of self-defense. When I was a kid, I started to open the screen door to go to school. There was a rattlesnake coiled in front of... + continue reading

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08/22/2016
The monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Van Zandt County Library at 317 First Monday Ln. in Canton.   The guest speaker... + continue reading
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08/21/2016
BauerFinancial Inc., a bank rating firm, has announced that Texas Bank and Trust Company has earned its Recommended Status of 5-Stars. This marks the 91st consecutive quarter that Texas Bank and... + continue reading

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08/20/16

Courtesy photo Mrs. Rhonda reads a bedtime story before children leave their stuffed animal friends at the library for a sleepover.
08/07/16

Courtesy photo Carol Taylor, left, was the guest speaker at the VZC Genealogical Society meeting in July. She was welcomed by Society President Jan Crow.
08/05/16