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Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00am

The 180th anniversary of the Battle of the Neches was held Saturday, July 13, in Redland. A ceremonial and memorial dance was held in honor of those who lost their

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00am

Texas House District 2 Representative Dan Flynn credited Van Zandt County District Attorney Tonda Curry with two legislative bills during his talk at the Van Zandt County Republican meeting held

Sports

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00am

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…It was the spring of hope; it was the winter of despair.” These opening words of Charles Dickens’s A

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00am

Work is nearing completion on the installation of new synthetic turf at Van’s Memorial Stadium. The turf replacement project began June 1. The project will be completed in plenty of

Columns

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

Camping - I used to love it, before I discovered just how much I enjoy air conditioning. When I was 8 years old, my parents let me set up a

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

Dear Editor, LANCE GOODEN HELPS HIMSELF TO YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS How many are aware that, just like grave robbers, Congress is days away from getting its hands on America’s Individual

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

As Texas and the nation mourns the loss of H. Ross Perot, many might remember him as a tech business tycoon, a quiet philanthropist, an unsuccessful candidate for President, or

Jul 14, 2019 - 00:00

For the past several years, my Bible study routine has been to read a chapter or two every day, from three different sections of the Bible. I split up the

Obituaries

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Evelyn Elaine Ekstrom Foster, 85, of Wills Point, were held July 19, 2019, at First Baptist Church in Wills Point. Burial was in White Rose Cemetery. Services

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

A memorial service for Carol Rose Miller Francis, 78, of Belton was held Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Temple Bible Church in Temple. She passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019.

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral Services for Billy Jack Whitton, 84, of Canton were held July 18, 2019, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. Interment was in Haven of Memories in Canton. He passed

Jul 21, 2019 - 00:00

Jerry Ed Bodin, 77, of Wills Point, went peacefully to his heavenly home on Saturday, July 6, 2019, surrounded by his family.   A celebration of his life was held