08 20 2014

Volunteers work to repair playground

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer A rainy day did not keep volunteers and city officials from lending a helping hand at the Van City Park on Aug. 2. Helping hands that reconstructed refurbished and rejuvenated an entire playground; building bridges [...]

Van ISD proposing 2 cents tax decrease, searches for literacy partners

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer  Van ISD is proposing two cents tax decrease for 2014-2015 as discussed by the Van ISD Board of Trustees July 28. This will be the second consecutive year that Van ISD has lowered their tax rate. In 2013, the Van [...]

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 [...]