11 22 2014

Oil Museum announces Mr. and Mrs. Yesteryear

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   The Van Area Oil and Historical Museum has announced that Barbara Ann Bates will be the 2014 Lady of Yesteryear and Jack Valentine will represent the 2014 Gentleman of Yesteryear. Mr. and Mrs. Yesteryear [...]

Commissioners discuss salary raises, employee benefits

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   A thorough discussion during the Van Zandt County Commissioner meeting Sept. 23 led to the commissioners and the sheriff agreeing to approve the 2014-’15 salary structure for elected officials and all employees [...]

Equestrian professionals compete in National Equestrian Championship Sept. 25-28

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer The Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) presented by VTO Saddlery, has become a shared goal for eventers of all ages and levels of skill. The Texas Rose Horse Park will host the event, and is located [...]

Van ISD Education Foundation to host tournament fundraiser

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Van Independent School District’s Education Foundation will host the eighth annual golf tournament fundraiser and lunch on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Canton. The Van Education Foundation [...]

Council approves 2014-’15 tax rate levy

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer The City of Van has approved the rollback on the 2014-15’ tax levy at the proposed rate of the total taxable rate of $0.593590 per $100 valuation. The tax rate is $. 10 cents less than the preceding years’ [...]