10 01 2014

Standoff ends with arrest for drugs, kidnapping

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   After an eight-hour standoff Sept. 6, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s officers arrested 37-year-old Robert L. Walker, of Fruitvale on charges ranging from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon to kidnapping. According [...]

Edgewood Dogs rout Clarksville in home opener, 55-6

By Gerald Wheelus Sports Correspondent EDGEWOOD – Jackson Tyner threw for 3 TD’s in the first half to Brandon Wagers, Kobe Huett and Trey Erwin.  Christian Davison and Jason Thompson both score TD on Fumble Recoveries of 45 and 77 yards [...]

Vandals dominate Spring Hill in home opener, 46-7

By David Barber Sports Correspondent VAN—For the second week in a row, the Van Vandals used a strong first half performance and cruised in the second half as they whipped the Spring Hill Panthers, 46-7, in the home opener at Van’s Memorial [...]

County teams open new season with mixed results

Van Zandt County teams took to the gridiron last week, kicking off their 2014 campaigns across East Texas. Longtime rivals and former foes Canton and Van were the only county teams to record victories during the first week of play, while Edgewood, [...]

Edgewood host Texas Off-Road Nationals race

Edgewood played host to the Texas Off-Road Nationals (TORN) cross county motorcycle race Aug. 31. An ATV and UTV race will be held in Edgewood starting Sept. 6. TORN is a family friendly racing series with a Christian attitude making all racers [...]