Photo by Doug Stuart Canton quarterback Hunter Moore looks for running room during the Eagles’ 31-21 loss to the Grace Community Cougars on Aug. 27.
Friday, September 4, 2015
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The opening nights of the 2015 season brought mixed results for Van Zandt County football teams, with two out of five teams in action, Edgewood and Van, picking up wins. On the other end of the... + continue reading
Friday, September 4, 2015
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An anchor for the soul Students around the county dressed in their best for the first day of school Aug. 24 while making their way to their respective classrooms, each one bright about the future... + continue reading

Photo by Faith Caughron Travis Abel of Wills Point tackles Daniel Beggs of the Tyler Heat during the EXEL Lions’ 33-30 win on Aug. 29. The Lions, a newly formed homeschool team, is in its first season of existence.
Friday, September 4, 2015
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On Aug. 29, the EXEL Lions faced off against the Tyler Heat. The Lions, a newly formed homeschool team in their first season, are a Division 2 team (15 players or less). The Heat, the defending... + continue reading
Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Wade Hayes will be performing a free concert at Cedar Flats on the Mountain at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5. For more information call 903-521-0863. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Van Zandt... + continue reading

The East Texas Stampeded Elite team riders competing at the National Competition in Mississippi in July were Ashley Loper, Macey Maroney, Mary Faith LaPrade, Maggie Stephens, Bri Caughron, Zoe Appleman, Rachel Cade and Libby Dailey.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The East Texas Stampede Equestrian team representing Van Zandt County and Texas 4-H is fresh off their competition schedule which ended with successful trip to the South East Mounted National Open... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Canton quarterback Hunter Moore looks for running room during the Eagles’ 31-21 loss to the Grace Community Cougars on Aug. 27.

Photo by Faith Caughron Travis Abel of Wills Point tackles Daniel Beggs of the Tyler Heat during the EXEL Lions’ 33-30 win on Aug. 29. The Lions, a newly formed homeschool team, is in its first season of existence.

The East Texas Stampeded Elite team riders competing at the National Competition in Mississippi in July were Ashley Loper, Macey Maroney, Mary Faith LaPrade, Maggie Stephens, Bri Caughron, Zoe Appleman, Rachel Cade and Libby Dailey.

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09/04/2015
The Van Zandt County Precinct Watch Program meets by precinct at the following times and locations in September: Precinct One meets at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at 304 S. Houston St. in Grand Saline. Precinct Two... + continue reading
09/04/2015
The Council of Van Zandt County Communities – VISION 2017 September luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Van Zandt Country Club in Canton. This month’s program will feature Morton... + continue reading

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09/02/2015
Missy Prow and Nathan Wright, both of Canton, have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. Missy is the daughter of Becky and Greg Coil and Robert and Gwen Prow.  Nathan is the son of Kim Figaro and Greg and Julie Wright. Both are graduates of Canton High School.  Missy is employed as a veterinarian at the Kaufman Vet... + continue reading

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09/01/2015
Judge Teresa Drum and Kathy Jackson learned how to chain stitch with the help of teacher, Cindy Rakestraw.  Freebie Third Friday is sponsored by Educate Van Zandt and the VZC Library the third Friday of each month.  For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Van Zandt News or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.  + continue reading
08/31/2015
NASH Next, an artist development competition with a stated goal of “discovering and releasing music from prominent and talented newcomers,” is carrying a strong Van Zandt County presence in its inaugural year with the inclusion of local singer-songwriter Stephen Blackwell in the field of 100 semifinalists. Blackwell, and Edgewood... + continue reading

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08/30/2015
Lt. Brad Allison, 45, has been selected to be the next chief of the Canton Police Department. Allison will take over the CPD’s top spot when current Chief Mike Echols officially retires Aug. 31. Echols has been with the department since 1987. He has been chief since October 2007. Allison has been with CPD 19 years and has worked his way... + continue reading

Left: Photo by Doug Stuart Senior Lauren Gomez delivers a kill for the Canton Eaglettes during their three-set sweep of Elkhart at home on Aug. 25. Right:Photo by Doug Stuart Three-year varsity contributor Payton Williams sets up her teammate with a pass near the net
08/29/2015
The Canton Eaglettes continued what has already been a strong start to their 2015 season, competing in the annual Bulldog Varsity Volleyball Tournament over the weekend and returning home with a second place finish in the Championship Bracket. Pool play began on day one of the tournament, with 32 teams jockeying for one of eight available spots... + continue reading

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Photo by Doug Stuart Canton quarterback Hunter Moore looks for running room during the Eagles’ 31-21 loss to the Grace Community Cougars on Aug. 27.
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09/04/2015
The opening nights of the 2015 season brought mixed results for Van Zandt County football teams, with two out of five teams in action, Edgewood and Van, picking up wins. On the other end of the... + continue reading

Photo by Faith Caughron Travis Abel of Wills Point tackles Daniel Beggs of the Tyler Heat during the EXEL Lions’ 33-30 win on Aug. 29. The Lions, a newly formed homeschool team, is in its first season of existence.
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On Aug. 29, the EXEL Lions faced off against the Tyler Heat. The Lions, a newly formed homeschool team in their first season, are a Division 2 team (15 players or less). The Heat, the defending... + continue reading

Left: Photo by Doug Stuart Senior Lauren Gomez delivers a kill for the Canton Eaglettes during their three-set sweep of Elkhart at home on Aug. 25. Right:Photo by Doug Stuart Three-year varsity contributor Payton Williams sets up her teammate with a pass near the net
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Tiger defender Chuck Smith corrals a Forney ball carrier during Friday night action at Ken Autry Davis Field in Wills Point.
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Crime is a big problem in any community and with a shortage of local and county law enforcement, there is room for you to pitch in and make a difference. The Van Zandt County Precinct Watch Program... + continue reading
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Energy agency chief rails against federal plan Texas Railroad Commission Chair David Porter on Aug. 19 spoke against America’s Clean Power Plan, a regulatory framework rolled out by the White... + continue reading

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Tyler Junior College   The TJC C School of Nursing and Health Sciences has announced August graduates from its vocational nursing programs. Graduating from the Lindale program are Layla Davis... + continue reading
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09/02/2015
Seventeen local professionals attended the 27th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference held Dallas earlier this month as part of the multi-disciplinary team of the Children’s Advocacy Center... + continue reading

The East Texas Stampeded Elite team riders competing at the National Competition in Mississippi in July were Ashley Loper, Macey Maroney, Mary Faith LaPrade, Maggie Stephens, Bri Caughron, Zoe Appleman, Rachel Cade and Libby Dailey.
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