Johnny Roulett
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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A man led law enforcement officers from three counties on a high-speed chase Tuesday, April 18. A traffic stop for speeding turned into a pursuit beginning in Smith County and crossing over into... + continue reading

The Edgewood Bulldogs improved to 7-0 in district play with a 2-1 home win over the rival Grand Saline Indians April 14.
Monday, April 24, 2017
Posted by Vanzandt1
The Edgewood Bulldogs completed the season sweep of chief rival Grand Saline April 14, making two early runs stand up in a 2-1 win over the Indians. Edgewood took the lead over Grand Saline in the... + continue reading

Photo by Ayla Rightenour Hadley Anderton, 2, sits next to some baby chicks during Yesterland’s egg hunt event.
Monday, April 24, 2017
Posted by Vanzandt1
The Easter bunny landed at Yesterland Farms during their annual Wildflower Weekends and Easter Egg hunts event in early April. The Wildflower Weekend is in its inaugural year, and was held April 1... + continue reading
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Posted by Vanzandt1
Pond Management usually becomes a hot topic around this time of year. Folks are making plans to improve their pond, and are interested in information on how to do that. Many want to stock their pond... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Posted by Vanzandt1
Dandelions crop up just about everywhere – on lawns, in pastures, even in gardens. Many consider them an annoying weed, while others delight in consuming them as part of a healthy salad. Some... + continue reading

Johnny Roulett

The Edgewood Bulldogs improved to 7-0 in district play with a 2-1 home win over the rival Grand Saline Indians April 14.

Photo by Ayla Rightenour Hadley Anderton, 2, sits next to some baby chicks during Yesterland’s egg hunt event.

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04/20/2017
Martins Mill ISD will be pre-registering students for the 2017-‘18 school year.  Starting on Monday, April 17, the following information can be brought to Martins Mill Elementary office during... + continue reading
04/20/2017
It’s a girl! Brian and Lana Abbott are happy to announce the birth of Lucy Gail Abbott. She was born on at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Dallas. Lucy measured... + continue reading

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04/19/2017
St Justin’s Episcopal Women are busy planning and preparing for their 12th annual garage sale to be held at 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20 and at 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 21. The ladies are expecting this year’s garage sale to be another big one, said Janet Davis, president of the Episcopal Women’s Group... + continue reading
04/18/2017
I feel that I would be a good candidate for the Fruitvale ISD school board position simply because I care about the community and most importantly, the students. Having spent my entire life in Fruitvale, I have come to know many of the students and parents on a personal level through children/youth ministry and through my kids, and watching... + continue reading

Means Home Center owner Matt Means and his business partner, Steve Neace, announced its affiliation with Ace Hardware. Shown are left to right, Means, associate specialist Niki Williams, associate Calvin Love and store manager Steven Brandon.
04/17/2017
Same name…same location…same staff…new affiliation. That is the message that owner Matt Means and his business partner, Steve Neace, at Means Home Center on Highway 80 in Grand Saline want to deliver to its current and future customers. Means Home Center has recently started adding Ace Hardware products to its store... + continue reading

Photo by Ayla Rightenour Athletes from four Van Zandt County schools, including Grand Saline, Wills Point, Fruitvale and Martins Mill, hit the track a final time before their respective district meets at the Salt Capital Relays April 6.
04/16/2017
Virtually every track team from Van Zandt County, including Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Martins Mill and Wills Point sent teams to Grand Saline April 6 for the annual Salt Capital Relays. Wills Point would place second overall in the varsity boys division of the meet with 150 total points, behind Commerce with 168 and ahead of Alba, Grand Saline,... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Emma Elliott and the Grand Saline Lady Indians overcame an eight error night against Mineola April 7 to record a 11-4 win.
04/16/2017
The Grand Saline Lady Indians were far from perfect during their game against Mineola April 7, committing eight errors and allowing four unearned runs against the Yellowjackets. In the end, the miscues proved to be just minor speedbumps as Grand Saline's offense pounded out 17 hits in a commanding 11-4 win over Mineola. Mineola would... + continue reading

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Photo by Ayla Rightenour Athletes from four Van Zandt County schools, including Grand Saline, Wills Point, Fruitvale and Martins Mill, hit the track a final time before their respective district meets at the Salt Capital Relays April 6.
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04/16/2017
Virtually every track team from Van Zandt County, including Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Martins Mill and Wills Point sent teams to Grand Saline April 6 for the annual Salt Capital Relays. Wills Point... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Emma Elliott and the Grand Saline Lady Indians overcame an eight error night against Mineola April 7 to record a 11-4 win.
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04/16/2017
The Grand Saline Lady Indians were far from perfect during their game against Mineola April 7, committing eight errors and allowing four unearned runs against the Yellowjackets. In the end, the... + continue reading

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Photo by David Kapitan Kate Farnsworth registered a pair of multi-hit games for Edgewood over the past week, including going 2/4 with an RBI against Eustace and 2/4 with 2 RBI against Mineola
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04/19/2017
Leftover Easter ham dilemma solved Happy Easter weekend, readers! I hope your day hop along at a steady pace and is filled with fun, fellowship, and fabulous food. After your Sunday feasts,... + continue reading
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04/17/2017
At just 11 days into our GoFundMe campaign we hit the halfway mark on our fundraising goal.  You have kept us busy sending out thank you acknowledgments and we are very grateful for that. ... + continue reading

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04/20/2017
It’s a girl! Brian and Lana Abbott are happy to announce the birth of Lucy Gail Abbott. She was born on at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Dallas. Lucy... + continue reading

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04/18/2017
The Van Zandt County and White Deer Landing and the Neighborhood Crime Watch organizations held their quarterly meeting  March 18.  Van Zandt County Sherriff Dale Corbett along with Captain... + continue reading