Monday, October 16, 2017
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Citizens of Grand Saline packed the Grand Saline City Council chambers Oct. 10 for the Grand Saline city council meeting. After being indicted and arrested, Grand Saline Police Chief Justin... + continue reading
Monday, October 16, 2017
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First responders, including members of the Wills Point Police Department, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department and Champion EMS were all dispatched to a... + continue reading
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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At times, it appeared that Friday the 13th was casting a spell over the Van Vandals that they were finding difficult to overcome but in the end, the Vandals found a way to keep their season and... + continue reading
Monday, October 9, 2017
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After being indicted and arrested, Grand Saline Police Chief Justin Collins submitted his resignation in writing to the City of Grand Saline Oct. 4. Collins, who had been on paid administrative... + continue reading
Monday, October 9, 2017
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  The inception of the Community Lunch ministry, which benefits the local Meals on Wheels program as well as the entire Edgewood community, is the product of the first Edgewood Community... + continue reading

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10/16/2017
With a winning percentage of 81, Bobby Mayne of Van is the winner of Football Contest No. 6 in the Van Zandt News.   Mayne wins $50 in merchandise coupons redeemable at the participating merchants... + continue reading
10/16/2017
The Wills Point Lady Tigers entered last week in desperate need of wins to keep their playoff chances alive, entering play against Brownsboro at the bottom of the District 13-4A standings after an 0-4 start to... + continue reading

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Wolf Den of Edgewood performed the Posting of Colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance at the September Edgewood City Council meeting. The boy scouts are in the second grade. From left to right, Noah Maldonado, Israel Martinez, Dillon Davis, Travis Ferguson, with leader Whit Davis.
10/09/2017
The Edgewood City Council met Sept. 25 to discuss a resolution that would allow the creation of the Piney Woods 911 District.   David Cleveland of the East Texas Council of Governments spoke to the council and answered questions concerning the city approving the resolution.   According to Cleveland, “the creation of the... + continue reading
10/07/2017
The scoreboard at Van’s Memorial Stadium was kept plenty busy Friday night as the Van Vandals rallied with 42 unanswered points to outlast the visiting Athens Hornets, 56-38, in a battle of early District 8-4A, Division I co-leaders. Coach Jared Moffatt’s Vandals are now 6-0 overall and 2-0 in district play as they will visit... + continue reading
10/02/2017
Misty Phillips wakes up each day and is thankful for her faith, family and friends. She grasps at feelings of hope and wraps the positivity around her and reminds herself to find strength in God, her family and her large network of friends. Since July, her life has suddenly taken a detour from that of full time mother, wife, friend and project... + continue reading
09/30/2017
In a season filled with impressive offensive numbers, it was the defense that shined the brightest for the undefeated Van Vandals Friday night as they pulled away in the second half to open District 8-4A, Division I play with a 34-14 victory over the upset-minded Crandall Pirates in Crandall. Coach Jared Moffatt’s Vandals are now 5-0... + continue reading
09/25/2017
The 2017 Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Golf Tournament was held Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Van Zandt Country Club in Canton. The golf tournament is an annual fundraiser for the VZC Veterans Memorial and along with playing the 18-hole golf course, the 19 teams were able to purchase tickets for a raffle, a chance to use mulligans and to... + continue reading

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10/16/2017
With a winning percentage of 81, Bobby Mayne of Van is the winner of Football Contest No. 6 in the Van Zandt News.   Mayne wins $50 in merchandise coupons redeemable at the participating... + continue reading
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10/16/2017
The Wills Point Lady Tigers entered last week in desperate need of wins to keep their playoff chances alive, entering play against Brownsboro at the bottom of the District 13-4A standings after an 0-... + continue reading

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10/16/2017
Corn-Muffin Mix Substitute Ready in a Jiffy                 Oh, no! It happened again! For the umpteenth time, I found... + continue reading
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10/09/2017
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10/06/2017
The TVEC Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County for $3,000 on Aug. 22.  The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from... + continue reading
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09/07/2017
Kimber Crow of Edom, whose great-grandmother taught school in Edom in the late 1930s, enjoys selecting a book to read from Edom’s ’Free Book Exchange,’ located in front of the Edom... + continue reading