01 28 2015

Sink or sail at the Library

Filing for council, ISD begins this month

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer Filing for the local municipal and school board May 9 elections begins Jan. 29 and runs through Feb. 27. City council seats belonging to Amanda Davis, Allison Young and Jackie Nations are all up for re-election. According [...]

Johnson pushes for hotel

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   With the Van City Council pushing for annexation, the Van Economic Development Corporation has announced a hotel project that would bring a boom to Van’s economy. Director of the EDC Roger Johnson said [...]

Girl scouts give cheer

  On Dec. 22, 2014, Van Girl Scout Troop 1319 and Troup 7032  brought laughter and excitement by caroling to the residents of the Van Health Care Nursing Home. The girls dressed in their ugly sweaters and sang Christmas carols, and as [...]

Marble obelisk unveiled at VZC Veterans Memorial

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial is now home to a marble archway depicting war scenes from every branch of military. The obelisk was installed in the VZC Veterans Memorial earlier this moth and took [...]