04 19 2014

Hayes to participate in Heart of a Champion Bowl

Van Vandal Colt Hayes has been selected to participate in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Heart of A Champion Bowl to be played on June 14 at Trinity Mother Frances Stadium in Tyler. Players selected to participate in the game are [...]

Extensive repairs needed for VISD facilities

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer With Van ISD enrollment growing, expansion and planning –from small maintenance repairs to large projects that will take a considerable number of years to complete – were at the forefront of discussion at the [...]

Parks and Rec board geared up for change

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer It seems as if the only thing stopping the newly appointed Parks and Recreation board is the decision on how to start implementing changes for Van. Board members met Feb. 11 for the very first time at the Van Community [...]

Vandals clinch playoff berth

The Van Vandals boys varsity team went 1-1 last week, losing to rival Canton on Feb. 4 and recording a win over Mineola on Feb. 7 over Mineola. Against the Eagles, Van played a great defensive first half before a slow third period allowed Canton [...]

Citizens ask council to make new rules

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer It appears ordinances are a hot topic in Van. From RVs being parked illegally to elderly ladies driving golf carts down Main Street, the Van City Council heard requests from citizens on specific ordinances and what [...]