09 30 2014

Head-on collision leaves one dead

A 22-year-old Grand Saline man was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 17 the morning of Aug. 22. According to Texas Department of Public Safety reports, a Nisson Sentra, driven by Steven James Armstrong, was heading north on Highway 17, [...]

Wal-Mart building Express

By Pam Millican Correspondent Construction has begun construction on a new Wal-Mart Express on Highway 80 in Edgewood on the west end of town. Wal-Mart Express is a new store concept developed in 2011 for both urban and rural areas. There are [...]

County judge leaves office early

After almost 10 years of service, Van Zandt County Judge Rhita Koches left office Aug.1. Koches announced July 28 that she was resigning to accept a position with the Texas Association of Counties working with their legislative department. “For [...]

Police Chief Johnson to retire

By David Kapitan Staff Writer The city of Wills Point will have some big shoes to fill in the coming weeks, working to find a replacement for retiring Police Chief Scott Johnson. According to City Manager Mike Ohrt, Johnson officially tendered [...]

Friday is movie night

The third Canton Main Street outdoor summer movie will be Friday, July 25. The movie is “Despicable Me 2.” The presentation will begin about dark near the Plaza Theater, 119 N. Buffalo St. Those attending should bring their own chairs and [...]