04 17 2014

UIL announces new districts

By David Kapitan Sports Editor The University Interscholastic League’s attempt to maintain a competitive balance in high school athletics, biennial redistricting based on enrollment figures, was announced Feb. 3, finishing a process that began [...]

Ben Wheeler benefactor succumbs to cancer

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor The man who gave his all to the town of Ben Wheeler died Sunday, Jan. 26, with his family by his side. Brooks Gremmels, 70, died at 9:10 p.m. Jan. 26 at HomePlace Hospice in Tyler from pancreatic cancer complications, [...]

EDC hopeful for retirement facility

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer With a successor for Jarrod Fishback still not found, the Van Economic Development Board relied on President Brian McFarlin to continue operations for the Van EDC. McFarlin noted that the plans for the Park Row [...]

VISD trustees honored as part of appreciation month

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer January is School Board Appreciation month and the Van ISD Board of Trustees were treated to special performances and gifts by students and staff. Mackenzie Marquess and Jacob Savage led the Pledge of Allegiance [...]

Church solicitors target Van drivers

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer The city of Van has been host to New Life Church of North Texas members for a few months. In those few months, men could be seen at corners of streets and intersections gathering and asking for money from passersby [...]