Friday, June 24, 2016
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The Grand Saline School Board received 50 applicants for the superintendent’s post which was recently vacated by the resignation of Trish Elliott. After several rounds of interviews, the... + continue reading

Photo by Luke Clayton Veteran Lake Fork Largemouth guide Larry Large has found that many of his bass clients enjoy a little midday white bass fishing and the resulting fish fry!
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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I’ve kicked around the outdoors with my longtime friend Larry Large for the better part of the past quarter century. Larry was a professional bass angler before moving to Fork almost 30 years... + continue reading

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Monday, June 20, 2016
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The next generation of Edgewood basketball standouts hit the court June 6-9, participating in the annual Bulldog Summer Basketball Camp at Edgewood High School. Other county schools have been... + continue reading
Saturday, June 18, 2016
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Brookshire Grocery Co. announces the pending acquisition of 25 former Walmart Express stores. The stores will open this summer as the company’s new Spring Market brand. The acquisition is... + continue reading

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Friday, June 17, 2016
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About 4 p.m. June 14, an irate man walked into the Canton Travel Center on I-20 at the 533 exit and shot one of the store’s employees. D.J. Stevenson, identified on social media as the... + continue reading

Photo by Luke Clayton Veteran Lake Fork Largemouth guide Larry Large has found that many of his bass clients enjoy a little midday white bass fishing and the resulting fish fry!

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06/24/2016
With temperatures across East Texas pushing triple digits and the first day of summer passed, local fire departments are once again cautioning residents to exercise caution if they plan on burning brush or... + continue reading
06/23/2016
Whitton Fire Department will host its annual hamburger supper and fireworks show at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2. The menu includes hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, Bobby's Beans, cold drinks and desserts. The... + continue reading

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Photo by Britne Hammons Pct. 3 Commissioner Bobby Chaney, right, thanks Curtis Farthing, left, for his 37.5 years of service to the county by commemorating his service with a plaque and retirement reception.
05/31/2016
During the May 24 commissioner court meeting, the court had a number of items on the agenda, but put to rest the question of a dubious computer server that was being used at the VZC Jail. During the last commissioners court meeting May 10, the commissioners had tabled a request to accept a computer server that was being used at the VZC Jail to... + continue reading

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05/30/2016
Standout running back Marques Crouch, Wills Point’s team MVP for the 2015 season, signed paperwork May 20 announcing his intention to continue playing football collegiately at Missouri Valley College beginning this fall. Crouch was joined at the ceremony by his family and members of the Tiger coaching staff. For more stories like this one... + continue reading

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05/29/2016
Lefty starter and outfielder Hosea Carroll was one of two Tiger athletes to sign his letter of intent to compete in collegiate athletics during a ceremony in the WPHS gym May 20. Carroll, who was joined by his family for the event, will play next season at Brookhaven. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Van Zandt News or pick up a... + continue reading

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05/29/2016
Frog Street Press Director of Operations Bill Hunt talked to students at Hallie Randall Elementary in Fruitvale last week as part of the school’s first Career Day. Frog Street, based in Grapevine, is a classroom curriculum company. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Van Zandt News or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Edgewood Councilmen Louis Dunn, left, and Randy Fitzgerald and new Mayor Steve Dunham congratulate former mayor Charlie Prater.
05/29/2016
Charlie Prater who has served as mayor of Edgewood since 2001 decided to hand over the reigns this year and swore in newly elected Mayor Steve Steadham at the May meeting of the Edgewood council. Steadham quickly settled into the role offering insight into the current projects. He also thanked the council several times for the outstanding job... + continue reading

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Photo by Luke Clayton Veteran Lake Fork Largemouth guide Larry Large has found that many of his bass clients enjoy a little midday white bass fishing and the resulting fish fry!
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06/21/2016
I’ve kicked around the outdoors with my longtime friend Larry Large for the better part of the past quarter century. Larry was a professional bass angler before moving to Fork almost 30 years... + continue reading

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06/20/2016
The next generation of Edgewood basketball standouts hit the court June 6-9, participating in the annual Bulldog Summer Basketball Camp at Edgewood High School. Other county schools have been... + continue reading

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05/28/16

Photo by Tracy Erwin Devin Davison slides home safely behind the back of Van Alstyne’s catcher after a sacrifice fly by Kason Grant.
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06/22/2016
Clowns – to some they represent fun, playfulness, and silly stunts; but to others, clowns are terrifying! At 10 a.m.  Friday, June 17, Kornpop the Clown will be “popping” into... + continue reading
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06/21/2016
AUSTIN – It’s not uncommon during the summer months to see what appears to be abandoned fawn deer or fledgling birds in need; that’s when humans need to resist the urge to help,... + continue reading

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06/02/2016
There was a special guest at the Van Zandt County Library during Storytime May 20.  Matt Porter came and played the guitar and led the children in singing.  The songs included “... + continue reading
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05/31/2016
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brian M. Fields has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. According to information from the Air Force, the airman... + continue reading

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Courtesy photo Rosemary Rumbley was the guest speaker at the Mathea Guild May meeting.
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