Saturday, September 23, 2017
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In a contest that saw both teams struggle with penalties, the Van Vandals showed more firepower and determination in the end as they broke a 28-28 deadlock with three unanswered second half touchdown... + continue reading
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Appointed Van Zandt County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Sandra Plaster is sworn into office Sept. 8 by retired VZC Pct. 2 JP Ronnie Daniell during a noon time swearing-in ceremony at the VZC Pct. 2 JP... + continue reading
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Two words can best describe why Sherri Doss would be interested in being involved in a worm farm business and those words are “dirt therapy.” “When I worked with emotionally... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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The Canton Texas Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Van Zandt County Board of Directors recently announced the names of eight students that will be the 2017- 2018 Leadership Van Zandt County... + continue reading
Sunday, September 17, 2017
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After rallying from 27 points down to win at Princeton, the Van Vandals sent a strong and clear message that no second half comeback heroics would be necessary in Lindale Friday night as the Vandals... + continue reading

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09/20/2017
The Locker Room Show on Mineola radio station KMOO (99.9 FM) will be broadcasting live Monday, Sept. 18 from Salt Lickers in Grand Saline from 6:30-8:30 p.m. “The Locker Room Show” features high... + continue reading
09/19/2017
New board officers and members of the Van Zandt County Library Advisory Board were approved by the VZC Commissioners Court during their Sept. 12 meeting. Outgoing library advisory board member Russell... + continue reading

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09/16/2017
Canton resident Katie Kindle spent the summer excavating at a field school in Tanzania, Africa, chiseling through rock at the Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania is an ancient hominid archaeological site, with occupations dated to 1.8 million years ago. Katie graduated from Canton High School in 2013 and University of Texas at Austin in... + continue reading
09/15/2017
Fruitvale ISD was hit hard during the April 29 series of tornadoes. Fruitvale High School was the hardest hit of the school districts in Van Zandt County.  Fruitvale received major roof damage which caused water damage to most of the classrooms and the band hall. Standing water in the school caused mold damage which also had to be removed.... + continue reading
09/12/2017
The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held a balloon release in honor of veterans, prisoners of war/missing in action and those currently serving in the military on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4 The annual event attracted people from across the county with funds raised from the balloons purchased benefiting the VZC Veterans Memorial. Each... + continue reading
09/10/2017
Ronnie Daniell, right, the retiring Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace, receives an appreciation plaque from Van Zandt County Judge Don Kirkpatrick during a retirement reception for Daniell Sept. 7 at the VZC Courthouse. Daniell recently announced his retirement after 14 years of service. Sandra Plaster was sworn in Sept. 8 by Daniell as the new Pct.... + continue reading
09/10/2017
The Van Zandt County Courthouse that county residents drive by on the square in Canton is not the first, and hopefully it is not the last, according to Precinct 4 Commissioner Tim West. West was elected three years ago is also a respected Van Zandt County historian.  During his research, he has discovered that the county has had seven... + continue reading

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09/23/2017
In a contest that saw both teams struggle with penalties, the Van Vandals showed more firepower and determination in the end as they broke a 28-28 deadlock with three unanswered second half touchdown... + continue reading
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09/20/2017
The Locker Room Show on Mineola radio station KMOO (99.9 FM) will be broadcasting live Monday, Sept. 18 from Salt Lickers in Grand Saline from 6:30-8:30 p.m. “The Locker Room Show”... + continue reading

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09/10/2017
                Recently, I began thinking about foods that my late dad, Homer Kirkwood, particularly liked to eat. Having... + continue reading
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09/02/2017
Recently I went with a church group to help clean up after Canton’s tornado. Part of the cleanup was removing pieces of a house from a pasture. Would you believe it, several of us got chigger... + continue reading

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09/07/2017
Kimber Crow of Edom, whose great-grandmother taught school in Edom in the late 1930s, enjoys selecting a book to read from Edom’s ’Free Book Exchange,’ located in front of the Edom... + continue reading
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09/05/2017
Jesse Ison, Van Zandt Constable Pct. 2, and Deputy Constable Greg Taylor stopped by the VZC District Attorney’s Office recently to personally thank VZC DA Chris Martin for purchasing new radios... + continue reading