Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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    A Van Zandt County jury assessed a 10-year prison sentence to a 50-year old woman Feb. 1 in the courtroom of VZC District Judge Teresa Drum. Kelly Lynn Broyles received the... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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  Since he was in the fifth grade, Van High School senior Gavin Clarke has played the trumpet and as much as he loves playing it now, it was not always that way when he first started.... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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According to the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, a traffic stop on westbound Interstate 20 led to the discovery of a cache of heroin valued between $2.5 to $ 3 million dollars. The traffic... + continue reading

Lady Vandal standout Alli Lloyd signed her letter of intent to play volleyball collegiately at Cisco College in Cisco, Texas during a ceremony held at Van High School Jan. 25. Lloyd, the daughter of Craig and Mona Lloyd, won Server of the Year honors as a freshman, Defensive MVP honors as a junior and was named First Team All-District as a Senior.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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Martins Mill ISD celebrated homecoming week Jan. 22-26 with a host of activities including themed days and the annual homecoming parade. Festivities culminated at halftime of the varsity boys game... + continue reading

Lady Vandal standout Alli Lloyd signed her letter of intent to play volleyball collegiately at Cisco College in Cisco, Texas during a ceremony held at Van High School Jan. 25. Lloyd, the daughter of Craig and Mona Lloyd, won Server of the Year honors as a freshman, Defensive MVP honors as a junior and was named First Team All-District as a Senior.

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02/14/2018
  The Edgewood Fire Department will hold its annual chili supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 17.   In addition to serving up all the chili, crackers and all the tea one can hold, the volunteers... + continue reading
02/14/2018
Participation and input on date selection for community events the City of Van participates in was a major topic of discussion Jan. 11 for the Van City Council and the Van Area Chamber of Commerce. The council... + continue reading

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12/14/2017
On Dec. 12, 2017, at 11:50 a.m. Lt. Burton of the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 in the Canton area. During the stop, Lt. Burton utilized his K-9 partner Rico. Rico located 220 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle. The VZC Sheriff’s office stated that “... + continue reading
12/04/2017
State Representative Dan Flynn was the guest speaker at the First Baptist Church of Ben Wheeler during their Veterans Day Celebration in November. State Rep. Flynn spoke to those in attendance concerning Border security, jobs, status of Texas, along with bills to be presented this year. He also issued a big thank you to all veterans that... + continue reading
11/08/2017
The idea of a community garden was birthed by a small group of Van Zandt County Master Gardener Fall 2017 interns as they investigated different ideas for projects.  Each intern class, upon graduation, must have a community service project under their belt.  Little did they realize how far-reaching and extensive a community garden... + continue reading
11/06/2017
Maritns Mills Elementary Fall Festival Coronation winners Ryleigh Pannell and Jaxton Stewart. Martins Mill  Pre-K and Headstart raised $16,914.25 for the fundraiser.  For more photos, subscribe to the Van Zandt News or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.  + continue reading
11/06/2017
Hope Pregnancy Center of Canton and its supporters came together Oct. 7 at the Canton Civic  Center for a night of celebration at the annual fundraiser banquet.  The theme for the night was “Grace Wins Every Time” and was inspired by the scripture verse, Hebrews 4:16.  Buttermilks of Canton catered a meal for the banquet... + continue reading

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Lady Vandal standout Alli Lloyd signed her letter of intent to play volleyball collegiately at Cisco College in Cisco, Texas during a ceremony held at Van High School Jan. 25. Lloyd, the daughter of Craig and Mona Lloyd, won Server of the Year honors as a freshman, Defensive MVP honors as a junior and was named First Team All-District as a Senior.
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Tuesday night's matchup between the Martins Mill Lady Mustangs and LaPoynor Lady Flyers had all the makings of a heavyweight battle, featuring perennial state title contenders ranked second and... + continue reading

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Ash Wednesday is next week, Feb. 14, and with it the beginning of Lent.  Many Christians don't consider this a part of their worship year. While the Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Episcopal... + continue reading
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      A cold, rainy morning, and another Valentine's Day is coming up.  This is just the kind of weather I like, it makes me reminiscent.  Thank you to... + continue reading

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  The Edgewood Fire Department will hold its annual chili supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., Feb. 17.   In addition to serving up all the chili, crackers and all the tea one can hold, the... + continue reading
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Martins Mill ISD held their annual Christmas Program.  + continue reading