10 31 2014

Jones fills council seat, Collins outlines new police policies

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Sammy Jones will take over the vacated Grand Saline City Council seat left by David Bessonett on Sept. 9. Bessonett left the council citing in the Sept. 9 that being a part of the council was the “absolute, [...]

Glenda Williams wins Football Contest No. 6

  With winning percentage of 77, Glenda Williams of Grand Saline is the winner of Football Contest No. 6 in the Van Zandt News. Williams will receive $50 worth of coupons from the News to be exchanged for merchandise from the participating [...]

Crime Fair, parade set for Oct. 18

  The Van Zandt County Crime Fair will be Oct. 18 Festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Crime Prevention Parade through downtown Canton. McGruff the Crime Dog will be the grand marshal and there will be more than 30 entries from across [...]

County teams enter bye week

From Staff Reports   Van Zandt County football teams crossed over the halfway point to their 2014 season on Sept. 26, playing their final games before entering their open date on Oct. 3. Van and Wills Point each picked up key victories, with [...]

Shuttle bus for veterans now available

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer     Veterans will now be able to travel to the Dallas VA Hospital with ease thanks in part to a conjoined effort of Van Zandt County Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. and Duke’s Travel Plaza in Canton. Commissioner [...]