03 30 2015

Ice, Ice Baby

Brown named Van Chief of Police

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Law enforcement veteran John Brown has been named the police chief for the City of Van. Since former police chief Tony Richardson’s retirement in November 2014, law enforcement in Van has been without an [...]

Ball groups want Parks and Rec sidelined

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   The Baseball and Soccer Association and the Parks and Recreation board hit a brick wall at the Feb. 5 Van City Council meeting. Tensions rose between the parties when council member Allison Young asked why [...]

Council fires city manager, hires new police chief

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   With a 3-2 vote, the Van City Council terminated the employment of City Manager Yvonne McCauley during an emergency council meeting Feb. 9. Citing a “hostile work environment” as reason for a motion, [...]

Missing money found, Best Western coming to town

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer Just a little over $108,000 was previously unaccounted for between the record books of the Van Economic Development Corporation and the City of Van through a bookkeeping error. Between joint partnership of the [...]