10 24 2014

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 [...]

Canton, Van stay perfect with lopsided wins

From Staff Reports   The Canton Eagles and Van Vandals continued to run roughshod over opponents during the non-district part of the schedule, recording big wins over tough opponents on Sept. 19. Both teams are now 4-0 heading into their final [...]

Fruitvale Fire destroys Highway 80 residence; Firefighter treated for smoke inhalation

From Staff Reports   The home of Lloyd and Dena Erwin on Highway 80 in Fruitvale was destroyed by an early morning fire Sept. 22. The call about the fire came in about 3:30 a.m. Sept. 22. When Fruitvale firefighters arrived “the attic [...]

Eagles, Vandals, Tigers win on soggy Friday night

From Staff Reports  Mother Nature made its presence felt for the second time in three weeks for Van Zandt County football teams, bringing cooler temperatures and misty weather to games across the area. The three 4A teams in the county stayed [...]

Suspect arrrested, charged with attempted murder following shooting

By David Kapitan Staff Writer   GRAND SALINE – Law enforcement officials from around the county swarmed to an area just outside of the Grand Saline city limits in the early afternoon on Sept. 12 in response to a 911 call regarding a possible [...]