District 8-3A Offensive Most Valuable Player: Tye Elie
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Edgewood Bulldogs finished the 2016 season with the second highest win total and winning percentage of any football team in Van Zandt County, ending the year with a 9-3 record overall under new... + continue reading
Saturday, December 10, 2016
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The Christmas spirit was present Tuesday, Dec. 6 during Grand Saline’s annual Christmas Parade. Despite having to be rescheduled due to weather conditions, the Salt City festivities were a hit... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Three second quarter scores, including two rushing touchdowns by Garrett Moseley, were not enough for the Vandals in a 34-28 loss to Kennedale.
Friday, December 9, 2016
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It was a tale of two halves Friday night as the Van Vandals saw their quest for a possible state championship come to a stunning ending Friday night. The Kennedale Wildcats, trailing Van 21-7 at... + continue reading

Rose and Joe Scott on their wedding day.
Friday, December 9, 2016
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This article will be dispersed through three editions of the Van Zandt Newspaper. Pick up the Dec. 18 copy next week to see the continuing story. Look for “Rose’s Story.”  ... + continue reading

Ausitn Layne with his signature white hat performing at the Moore’s Store in Ben Wheeler.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Austin Layne works on a ranch that he calls home, just outside of Canton on 17, with his dog named Merle Waggard, when he’s not traveling to supporting his musical career.  Austin is... + continue reading

District 8-3A Offensive Most Valuable Player: Tye Elie

Photo by David Kapitan Three second quarter scores, including two rushing touchdowns by Garrett Moseley, were not enough for the Vandals in a 34-28 loss to Kennedale.

Rose and Joe Scott on their wedding day.

Ausitn Layne with his signature white hat performing at the Moore’s Store in Ben Wheeler.

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12/04/2016
The Texas Tennis Coaches Association recently announced that Wills Point's Len Turner has been named its Tennis Coach of the Year in the 4A classification. Turner, shown with his wife Angel, daughter Hope and son Lance, has been a coach in Wills Point for the past 13 years, will be recognized at the annual TTCA Coaches Convention Dec. 2.... + continue reading
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FRISCO—It was a tale of two halves Friday night as the Van Vandals saw their quest for a possible state championship come to a stunning ending Friday night. The Kennedale Wildcats, trailing Van 21-7 at halftime, rallied in the second half with 27 unanswered points to edge the Vandals, 34-28, in the Class 4A, Region II, Division I... + continue reading
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A milestone anniversary will be crossed Wednesday, Dec. 7 marking the 75th  anniversary of the bombing by Japanese forces of United States military bases and assets on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the subsequent involvement by U.S. military forces in World War II. In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Wills Point resident... + continue reading

Photos by Faith Caughron Tammy Lenamond, hit the target to get a turkey in one shot.
12/03/2016
The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held their annual Turkey Shoot Nov. 19, during a “cold day with a slow start,” according to VZC Veterans Memorial PR Chair Diane Farmer. “That Saturday started off cold and slow, but as time passed we had a number of people show up around noon. Maybe it was the weather that turned a... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Fruitvale's Amy Anderson was recognized by competing coaches as the District 18-2A Defensive Player of the Year.
12/02/2016
With the 2016 high school volleyball season already in the books, and football season winding down with just a handful of playoff games remaining, Fruitvale coaches for both programs released their list of Superlative and All-District award recipients. Volleyball The Fruitvale Lady Cats made the deepest playoff run of any county volleyball... + continue reading

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The Martins Mill Lady Mustangs, ranked first overall in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association Weekly 2A Poll, put together another impressive performance this week with a 76-38 rout over Chireno... + continue reading

District 8-3A Offensive Most Valuable Player: Tye Elie
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The Edgewood Bulldogs finished the 2016 season with the second highest win total and winning percentage of any football team in Van Zandt County, ending the year with a 9-3 record overall under new... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Three second quarter scores, including two rushing touchdowns by Garrett Moseley, were not enough for the Vandals in a 34-28 loss to Kennedale.
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10 emergency preparedness gifts Thanksgiving Day is over, and across Van Zandt County, people are preparing for Christmas. While Santa Claus brings toys and candy, I’d like to suggest some... + continue reading
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Now that Thanksgiving has been celebrated, leftovers dispatched and lots of shopping has been accomplished, we are now on the express train leading to Christmas holidays. Storytime resumes at 10 a... + continue reading

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State Farm granted a $5,000 Good Neighbor Citizenship grant to the City of Grand Saline’s Fire Marshal’s office to re-start its smoke detector installation program to better serve senior... + continue reading

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12/07/2016
The Jesse Miller Foster Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held its regular November meeting at the Dairy Palace in Canton Monday, Nov. 21.  The guest speaker was Paula... + continue reading

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