03 05 2015

First Monday weekend brings dinner and a movie

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   You don’t have to leave Van Zandt County to get to Dodge City. It’s only halfway up The Mountain in Canton and once you’re there, you can have a one-of-a-kind movie and dining experience. Dodge [...]

Road conditions cause complaints; Drivers take to Facebook to social media to try and get out of the mud

By David Kapitan Staff Writer The chorus of voices frustrated with the deteriorating roads and driving conditions in Van Zandt County continued to get louder in recent weeks, with hundreds turning to social media to vent their grievances. One [...]

Local author publishes three new books to critical acclaim

Ben Wheeler-based author Tom Geddie has published three new books – a novel, a short story collection, and a poetry collection – to begin the new year. “The Magicians & the Chalice of Youth” continues the adventures of Magan Marshall [...]

Reported flu cases still climbing nationwide

David Kapitan Staff Writer Despite the best hopes of many, the spread of the flu and influenza-like illnesses continued on an upward trajectory over the past several weeks, spreading even farther and wider than those numbers already seen throughout [...]

Relay For Life of Van Zandt County names honorary chair

The American Cancer Society has chosen Cole Foster to serve as the honorary chair for the 2015 Relay For Life of Van Zandt County. Cole – a rambunctious, energetic 4-year-old boy who loves mud, tractors, monster trucks, mud, four-wheelers [...]