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Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:00am

Representatives from Morton Salt Company in Grand Saline were the guest speakers Feb. 11 during the monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Friends of the Library held at the

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:00am

A man, his wife and their 16-month-old baby said that they are “all thankful to be alive” after the 18-wheeler they were traveling in overturned on Highway 64 just east

Sports

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:00am

The Van Vandals enterd the final game of the regular season with plenty on the line, taking on the Mabank Panthers in a game to determine the top two seeds

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:00am

The Van Lady Vandals saw their hopes of a lengthy run through this year’s 4A playoffs come to a close during the bi-district round last week, struggling to overcome shooting

Columns

Feb 17, 2019 - 00:00

My poor wife is sick of reading about herself, and my sensitive, thoughtful response to her feelings is: “Too stinkin’ bad!” As I write this, I’m away from my sweetie

Feb 17, 2019 - 00:00

Student safety is the highest priority when children journey to and from school. For students who walk, moving cars, unsavory people, or unrestrained dogs can pose threats to children’s safety.

Feb 10, 2019 - 00:00

The attendees in the customer service class I was teaching were amused to hear James Earl Jones’ voice as Darth Vader telling them: “Indeed, you are powerful…” I had jazzed

President Trump issued his second State of the Union address on Tuesday. In the speech he successfully identified a direction for America’s future, one that demands cooperation and the complete

Obituaries

Feb 17, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for John Quincy Graham, 88, of East Tawakoni, were held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Hiett’s Ly-Brand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Burial followed at Small Cemetery. He passed

Feb 17, 2019 - 00:00

A Celebration of Life for Arthena “Tina” Mae Cox, 77, of Wills Point, was held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at International Outreach Church in Wills Point with Pastor Mike Williams

Feb 17, 2019 - 00:00

Services for German “Herman” Ulises Barros Garcia, 37, of Grand Saline, were held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Iglesia Bautista La Fe in Grand Saline, with Tobias Palma officiating, under

Feb 10, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Jimmy Lynn Toon, 81, of Wills Point, were held Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Wills Point. Visitation was held one hour prior