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Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

In a unanimous vote, the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court authorized VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick to represent VZC and enter into an agreement with CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances regarding emergency

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

Seventh grade students in Edgewood ISD celebrated the annual Pioneer Days at the Edgewood Heritage Park Museum of East Texas. They toured turn of the century buildings including cabins, a

Sports

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

The Van Lady Vandals played the role of spoiler April 16, getting a dominating pitching performance from Skylar Savage and four home runs from three players in a 9-2 win

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

The Van tennis program made its way to Wills Point April 2-3, competing for their chance to advance to Area at the District 14-4A Tournament. Vandal netters performed exceptionally well

Columns

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

FOX News reported a significant addition, actually a return, to academics in Texas. According to the State Board of Education, in 2017 it was decided that cursive writing would be

Until last week, I had a fluffy white beard. This was the first time I’d ever let it grow for more than two weeks. Usually, I just look a little

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

Dear Editor: The first Grand Saline Main Street Festival was fun despite the rain. People dressed accordingly and came out with a great attitude! Smiles abounded, and we didn’t let

Mar 31, 2019 - 00:00

Many people say this, but they’re sadly mistaken. MY grandchildren are the smartest, most talented and handsome boys in the universe! Here’s why: When my older grandson was 5 he

Obituaries

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for SB ‘Tooter’ Burrow, 91, were held at Eubank Funeral Home on Monday, April 15, 2019. He was born on Oct. 28, 1927, to R.S. Burrow and Uel

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

Services for Rev. John D. Riggle, 79, Tyler, were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Tyler Tabernacle with Pastor Mike Littlefield and Adam Riggle officiating. Interment followed

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

A memorial service for Bill Williams, 70, of Canton, was held Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Bro. Dennis Hogan, Dr. Elton Ray Davis and

Apr 21, 2019 - 00:00

Memorial service for Barbara Jean Walker, 78, of Wills Point, was held Friday, April 12, 2019, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Chaplain Dwayne McCormack officiating.