05 27 2015

Remembering a Remarkable Soldier

Duward F. Sumner Remembering a Remarkable Soldier   Duward F. Sumner was born and spent his early life in Van Zandt County. His mother, father, grandparents and great grandfather are buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Canton, the county [...]

Vandals, Bulldogs continue postseason march

Vandals, Bulldogs continue postseason march   The playoff march continues on for both the Van Vandals and Edgewood Bulldogs this week after each team picked up impressive wins in the Area round. Two other county teams, the Canton Eagles [...]

Four teams left following bi-district round

Van Zandt County baseball teams performed extremely well during the opening round of the 2015 baseball playoffs, advancing four teams to Area with either bi-district round wins or, as was the case for Martins Mill, a first round bye. Canton The [...]

Roads group gets OK to use courthouse to gather petition signatures

Roads group gets OK to use courthouse to gather petition signatures  By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor In a test of Van Zandt County’s new premises use policy, May 12 commissioners granted Van Zandt Citizens for Better Roads permission for [...]

Four teams pick up bi-district round wins

Four teams pick up bi-district round wins   Van Zandt County teams more than held their own during the bi-district round of the 2015 UIL Softball Playoffs, with four out of five teams registering series wins to advance to the Area round. Canton The [...]