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Monday, August 19, 2019 - 1:52pm

One more tune-up for the Van Vandals before the 2019 regular season begins as they will host the Class 5A Terrell Tigers Thursday, Aug. 22, at Van’s Memorial Stadium in the final pre-season scrimmage for both squads.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:00am

The Council of Van Zandt County Communities Vision 2019 will host a 2019 Legislative Reception from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Old Canton City Hall located at 290

Sports

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 1:52pm

One more tune-up for the Van Vandals before the 2019 regular season begins as they will host the Class 5A Terrell Tigers Thursday, Aug. 22, at Van’s Memorial Stadium in the final pre-season scrimmage for both squads.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:00am

Van Zandt County football teams returned to the gridiron in recent weeks, opening preparations for the season ahead with two-a-day workouts Aug. 5. Things hit another level of intensity last

Columns

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

It was usually me who instigated camping trips with church friends. Every few months, especially during the cooler months, I would get sick of all the concrete and buildings of

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

Dear Editor, I have been very upset this week about the story of Cynthia Durham and her alleged involvement in “flipping” dogs.   I’ve known Cynthia for years and consider

Aug 11, 2019 - 00:00

One important thing to remember about growing older is that you can’t remember anything. First Husband and I have this down. I’ll be in the middle of a fascinating story

Aug 11, 2019 - 00:00

We have a country home, It’s not that we just live outside a small town but that so many of our structures are rigged. A more polite way to express

Obituaries

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

Jesse “J. B.” Murphree passed away Aug. 7, 2019. No services are planned. He was born in Dallas on Aug. 20, 1938, the son of Jesse Murphree Sr. and Mamie

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

Addie Muriel (Thompson) Robinson entered her heavenly home and the loving arms of her sweet Savior on Aug. 11, 2019, with family by her side. Addie was born as the

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

A graveside service for Charles Ray Clark, 64, of Wills Point, was held Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at White Rose Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Hiett’s Ly-Brand Funeral

Aug 18, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Robert Wilson Akins, 51, of Wills Point, were held Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point. Robert was born July 20, 1968,