05 29 2015

National Day of Prayer to be observed Thursday

National Day of Prayer to be observed Thursday   The 64th annual National Day of Prayer is Thursday, May 7. A local prayer service will be held from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on the east side of the Van Zandt County Courthouse. The National Day [...]

Commissioners continue roads, jail scrutiny

Commissioners continue roads, jail scrutiny  By David Kapitan Staff Writer   The Van Zandt County Commissioners Court covered plenty of ground at Tuesday’s meeting. Topics included the ongoing road conditions plaguing the county and potential [...]

Animal shelter topic of meeting Ordinances, codes reviewed

Animal shelter topic of meeting Ordinances, codes reviewed By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Alan Spence, a consultant of the Texas Animal Control Department, provided the Van City Council with a lengthy, comical description of Van needs [...]

Law enforcement makes clean sweep of drug dealers, traffickers

Law enforcement makes clean sweep of drug dealers, traffickers By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   The City of Van can tip its hat to local and state law enforcement agencies as the streets of Van were swept clean of drug dealers and traffickers [...]

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month New Report Sheds Light on Child Abuse Child Protective Services investigated more than 168,164 allegations of child abuse or neglect in Texas last year. 151 children died at the hands of a parent or other [...]