Saturday, November 18, 2017
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For whatever reason, playing the Princeton Panthers seems to bring out the best and the worst in the Van Vandals. After rallying from a 27-point deficit in their Sept. 2 regular season meeting at... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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The idea of a community garden was birthed by a small group of Van Zandt County Master Gardener Fall 2017 interns as they investigated different ideas for projects.  Each intern class, upon... + continue reading
Monday, November 6, 2017
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Maritns Mills Elementary Fall Festival Coronation winners Ryleigh Pannell and Jaxton Stewart. Martins Mill  Pre-K and Headstart raised $16,914.25 for the fundraiser.  For more photos,... + continue reading
Monday, November 6, 2017
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Hope Pregnancy Center of Canton and its supporters came together Oct. 7 at the Canton Civic  Center for a night of celebration at the annual fundraiser banquet.  The theme for the night was... + continue reading
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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After falling behind early in the contest, the Van Vandals attempted several comeback efforts but could never get over the hump and as a result, the Kaufman Lions are the District 8-4A, Division I... + continue reading

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11/08/2017
Van Zandt County teams continued to grind their way through the volleyball playoffs last week with Grand Saline bowing out in the Area round, Wills Point falling short in the Regional Quarterfinal round and... + continue reading
11/08/2017
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team continued to add milestones to its resume last week, capping the fall team tennis portion of the season by finishing third overall at the 4A UIL State Tennis Tournament in... + continue reading

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10/23/2017
The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial is a proud monument to those who have bravely fought in wars throughout the decades. Visitors flock to the memorial to remember loved ones, experience the attractions and to pay homage to those who have served. However, behind the memorial is a treasure-filled trove of history and memorabilia of wars of the... + continue reading
10/23/2017
Edom Arts Festival was in full swing last weekend, with a multitude of visitors filling the alleyways and streets of Edom to find unique pieces of art and fair finds. The festival also has a children’s area where children can make their own art and take home. Eliot Burk was on hand to help lead a children’s theatre group during the... + continue reading
10/23/2017
Following a lengthy discussion, the Van Zandt County Commissioners’ Court voted to table an agenda item regarding the borrowing of $750,000 for the remainder of the calendar year. The decision to table the measure took place during the regular meeting Oct. 18 of the VZC Commissioners’ Court. VZC Auditor Freddy Thomas introduced... + continue reading
10/16/2017
Citizens of Grand Saline packed the Grand Saline City Council chambers Oct. 10 for the Grand Saline city council meeting. After being indicted and arrested, Grand Saline Police Chief Justin Collins submitted his resignation in writing to the City of Grand Saline Oct. 4. Collins, who had been on paid administrative leave by the city since... + continue reading
10/16/2017
First responders, including members of the Wills Point Police Department, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department and Champion EMS were all dispatched to a local apartment complex Tuesday afternoon in response to reports of an incident involving gunshots and a resident reportedly struck in the lower... + continue reading

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11/18/2017
For whatever reason, playing the Princeton Panthers seems to bring out the best and the worst in the Van Vandals. After rallying from a 27-point deficit in their Sept. 2 regular season meeting at... + continue reading
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11/11/2017
What a difference a week makes for the Van Vandals especially on the defensive side of the ball as they broke open a tight game in the fourth quarter to shutout the visiting Terrell Tigers, 34-0,... + continue reading

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11/06/2017
                With Thanksgiving only weeks away, I’ve been busy formulating recipes to make for our big family feast... + continue reading
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11/06/2017
Included within this week’s paper is a special Veterans Day section that the Van Zandt Newspapers staff has worked tirelessly on for a number of months. Yes, it really does take months to... + continue reading

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Since we got our 3D printer, we have tried to have something printing during library hours so that everyone can see the printer in action.  From young to old, the looks of amazement as they... + continue reading
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Storytime at the Van Zandt County Library continues in the Halloween theme.  Ms. Rhonda read “I Need my Monster” by Amanda Noll.  When Ethan checks under the bed for his monster... + continue reading