07 30 2014

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 [...]

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County attempts recovery of lost assets

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer The damages resulting from jail door lock malfunction at the Van Zandt County Jail was first on the agenda for county commissioners and Judge Rhita Koches. Before a 30 minute executive session during the July 22 [...]

Floating hospital of Africa, Mercy Ships provides care for nations

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer Completely landlocked, away from the oceans and countries that it treats, global charity organization Mercy Ships operates just minutes from the small East Texas town of Van. Rooted off of Highway 110, the landlocked [...]

Parks and Rec rallies despite roadblocks

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer A rally for community and city support is being shouted far and wide by the parks and recreation board. Namely, parks and recreation board member Mark Davis, who is taking the reins on leading the board’s initiative. With [...]