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 [...]

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 [...]

Balloon Fest landing in town next week

Balloon Fest landing in town next week By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   The Fourth Annual Tailwind Regional Balloon Fest floats onto First Monday grounds May 15 and 16 and promises to carry everyone away with fun. “The Balloon Fest [...]

Moore trial gets underway in Canton

Moore trial gets underway in Canton   By David Kapitan Staff Editor   The murder trial of Michael Vincent Moore officially got underway at the Van Zandt County Courthouse in Canton Monday morning, with jury selection taking most of [...]

Local fire chiefs disagree about ESD #4

 Wills Point favors, Rolling Oaks opposes creation of new taxing district   By David Kapitan Staff Writer   Proponents behind the push to create a new Emergency Services District encompassing the city of Wills Point and outlying areas [...]