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Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00am

My name is Anthony Katsoulas, but everyone calls me “Big Tony” and I am running to be the next sheriff for Van Zandt County. I am a conservative Christian, and

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00am

I was born in Grand Saline at Cozby-Germany Hospital in 1948. I’ve lived in Van Zandt County 71 years. I’ve been married to my wife, Brenda for 36 years. I

Sports

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00am

The Martins Mill Lady Mustangs continued to close in on the state record for the longest winning streak for any girls program in the state of Texas last week, moving

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:00am

The coaching carousel came to a stop in Grand Saline last week with the announcement that Joe Drennon has been named the district’s new athletic director/head football coach, replacing Michael

Columns

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s raises many questions and the Alzheimer’s Association® is here to help you find answers, local resources and support.   We offer free educational programs that address

In a nutshell, the vestibular apparatus is the neurological equipment responsible for perceiving your body’s orientation relative to the earth (determining if you are upside down, standing up straight, falling

Jan 26, 2020 - 00:00

Many hundreds of years ago when I was a child, my mother sewed most of my clothes. She also made clothes for my sisters, and on rare occasions for my

In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in Texas.   The birds were seen on Jan. 14 in Corpus Christi by

Obituaries

Jan 26, 2020 - 00:00

Jerry Ragan, a longtime resident of Wills Point, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Crestwood Nursing home in Wills Point. He was born in 1938 in Wills Point to

Jan 26, 2020 - 00:00

Bobby Ray Lanfrey passed away at his home in Ben Wheeler Jan. 10, 2020, after a long illness. He was born June 1, 1969, in Canton to Judy Easley and

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Graveside services for John Michael Travis, 78, of Canton, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Canton. Pastor Mike Roberson officiated. John (Mike) passed

Jan 26, 2020 - 00:00

Sylvia Langston, a longtime resident of Wills Point, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Windsor Rehabilitation & Health Care Center at the age of 75. Sylvia was born Oct.