03 05 2015

Lack of confidence vote ends Ohrt’s tenure

By David Kapitan Staff Writer   Wills Point became the second Van Zandt County in as many weeks to part ways with its city manager, as council members unanimously voted to dismiss Mike Ohrt at a special called meeting on Monday night. The city [...]

Lady Mustangs wrap perfect district run

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   Last year’s UIL redistricting did nothing to slow the domination of the Martins Mill Lady Mustang basketball program when it came time for district play this season. On Feb. 10, the Lady Mustangs put their [...]

Homeowner shoots, kills man trying to enter her home

In the early morning hours of Feb. 10, a female homeowner shot and killed a man trying to enter her residence, Sheriff Michael Lindsey Ray said. “Presently, as the result of underfunding and inadequate staffing at the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s [...]

Mustangs shut down Quinlan Boles

By David Kapitan Sports Editor    Lady Mustangs shut down Quinlan Boles, 82-21 The Martins Mill Lady Mustangs, ranked 9th in the latest TABC Weekly High School Basketball Rankings and 14th in the state in the latest Texas Girls Coaches [...]

Fast start helps carry Lady Dogs to 61-34 win

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   The Edgewood Lady Dogs improved to 7-5 is District 14-3A play this week, using a strong first quarter as a springboard to a 61-34 win over Winona on Feb. 3. The Lady Dogs raced out to a 19-3 lead at the end [...]