01 31 2015

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 [...]

Bobcats improve to 13-3 with win

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   The Fruitvale Bobcats are no strangers to long road trips, crisscrossing the state for many of their games. Jan. 10 brought the Bobcats a unique opportunity, with Fruitvale hosting a team representing Wanneroo, [...]

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 [...]

Bobcats win final game before Christmas break

By David Kapitan Sports Editor  The Fruitvale Bobcats will enter the upcoming Christmas break the right way, recording a hard fought 63-59 win against Overton on Dec. 15. The Bobcats got off to a good start in the contest, pulling ahead for [...]