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Sunday, April 30, 2017
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The Martins Mill tennis program will be well represented at this year's 2A State Tennis Tournament in College Station May 18-19, qualifying five athletes to compete. Dani Landaverde and Aracely... + continue reading

Mary Kay Thomas of Amazing Grants, Inc. spoke on several topics related to the Little Moore Hope Water Supply Corporation grant request during the regular meeting April 25 of the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court. A number of agreements presented by Thomas were approved unanimously by the VZC commissioners.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
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A 26-item agenda began with good news reported by Van Zandt County Judge Don Kirkpatrick April 25 during the regular meeting of the VZC Commissioners Court. Kirkpatrick presented an update on a... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Martins Mill sophomore Cutter Carpenter will be competing at the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals in Abilene June 4-10.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Cutter Carpenter of Athens will be traveling to Abilene, Texas, June 4-10 to compete in the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals. The State Finals Rodeo is an annual, week-long event... + continue reading

Photo by Tracy Erwin The Edgewood Bulldogs celebrated Senior Night ahead of a 10-0 win over Eustace April 21.
Friday, April 28, 2017
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The Edgewood Bulldogs will enter the upcoming 2017 playoffs with plenty of momentum, ending up District 12-3A play by outscoring Eustace and Quitman by a combined score of 28-0. Edgewood began... + continue reading

Photo by Ayla Rightenour The Grand Saline athletic program took time out to recognize senior baseball players and managers ahead of play against Mineola.
Friday, April 28, 2017
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The Grand Saline Indians came away with mixed results on the baseball diamond over the past week, losing to Mineola on Senior Night before bouncing back with a strong showing against Eustace in the... + continue reading

Photo by Jennifer Fulgham

Mary Kay Thomas of Amazing Grants, Inc. spoke on several topics related to the Little Moore Hope Water Supply Corporation grant request during the regular meeting April 25 of the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court. A number of agreements presented by Thomas were approved unanimously by the VZC commissioners.

Courtesy photo Martins Mill sophomore Cutter Carpenter will be competing at the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals in Abilene June 4-10.

Photo by Tracy Erwin The Edgewood Bulldogs celebrated Senior Night ahead of a 10-0 win over Eustace April 21.

Photo by Ayla Rightenour The Grand Saline athletic program took time out to recognize senior baseball players and managers ahead of play against Mineola.

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04/30/2017
The Martins Mill Mustangs entered the final game of district play with an opportunity to extend regular season play by an extra game with a win against Cayuga resulting in the need for a tie-breaker game... + continue reading
04/30/2017
Van Zandt County softball teams enjoyed incredible success throughout the 2017 regular season with six out of seven schools, Canton, Edgewood, Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Martins Mill and Van, all qualifying... + continue reading

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Photo by David Kapitan Grand Saline catcher Sarah Elliott puts a swipe tag on Mineola’s Kiley Banks in the first inning.
04/28/2017
The Grand Saline Lady Indians and Mineola Lady Jackets had to put in some extra time on the field last week, meeting in Wills Point April 21 to determine which team will ultimately represent District 12-3A as the two seed and which will serve as the three-seed entering the playoffs. The two teams had met twice before earlier this season with... + continue reading

Photos by Faith Caughron The Shofar sounded at the VZC Courthouse April 23 for the March of Remembrance. Participating in the event were Lori Rodriquez, Ben Wheeler, Matthew Teel, Wills Point; Gabie Wilson and Andrew Wilson, Grand Saline.
04/28/2017
Article courtesy of The Northeast Texan Special emphasis was put on youth at the 2017 Van Zandt County March of Remembrance. Students from Martins Mill Junior High carried banners, flags and signs for the 1 mile prayer walk from the county courthouse to the Farm Bureau. Youth led the way for over 100 marchers who wore gold stars with names of... + continue reading

The Martins Mill track program will send four athletes to compete at the Regional Track Meet in Springtown April 28-29, including Jessie Camacho, Calli Camacho, Sammy Sierra and Citlali Soto.
04/27/2017
The Martins Mill track team endured one of its busiest stretches of the season over the past two weeks with athletes competing at both the District 14-2A Meet in Dallas April 12 and the Area Track Meet at Wolfe City April 19. Martins Mill placed sixth overall the varsity boys division at the District Track Meet, behind teams from Quinlan Boles... + continue reading

The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Board presented a picture to the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court April 11 during the commissioners’ court meeting.
04/27/2017
Members of the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Board expressed their appreciation to the VZC Commissioners Court by presenting a special framed picture during the commissioners regular meeting April 11. “A few months ago, our board made the decision to recognize all of the organizations who have given us such tremendous support all... + continue reading

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04/26/2017
The Martin's Mill Mustangs are District Champions for the 8th consecutive year.  Pictured from left to right are Trey Saxon (who also was the Individual District Champion), Blane Russell, Cutter Carpenter, Coach Mike Watters, Connor Munns and Christian Hayes. The Mustangs will head to Ferris next week to compete in the Region II... + continue reading

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The Martins Mill tennis program will be well represented at this year's 2A State Tennis Tournament in College Station May 18-19, qualifying five athletes to compete. Dani Landaverde and Aracely... + continue reading
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The Martins Mill Mustangs entered the final game of district play with an opportunity to extend regular season play by an extra game with a win against Cayuga resulting in the need for a tie-breaker... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Martins Mill sophomore Cutter Carpenter will be competing at the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals in Abilene June 4-10.
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Photo by Tracy Erwin The Edgewood Bulldogs celebrated Senior Night ahead of a 10-0 win over Eustace April 21.
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At just 11 days into our GoFundMe campaign we hit the halfway mark on our fundraising goal.  You have kept us busy sending out thank you acknowledgments and we are very grateful for that. ... + continue reading

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It’s a girl! Brian and Lana Abbott are happy to announce the birth of Lucy Gail Abbott. She was born on at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Dallas. Lucy... + continue reading

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The Van Zandt County and White Deer Landing and the Neighborhood Crime Watch organizations held their quarterly meeting  March 18.  Van Zandt County Sherriff Dale Corbett along with Captain... + continue reading