01 30 2015

Lions outlast Van, 45-43

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   The Van Vandals made the trip to Kaufman on Jan. 9, looking to build some positive momentum during one of their final games prior to the start of district play. Despite a game-high 20 points from Layton Myers, [...]

Johnson pushes for hotel

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   With the Van City Council pushing for annexation, the Van Economic Development Corporation has announced a hotel project that would bring a boom to Van’s economy. Director of the EDC Roger Johnson said [...]

Girl scouts give cheer

  On Dec. 22, 2014, Van Girl Scout Troop 1319 and Troup 7032  brought laughter and excitement by caroling to the residents of the Van Health Care Nursing Home. The girls dressed in their ugly sweaters and sang Christmas carols, and as [...]

Marble obelisk unveiled at VZC Veterans Memorial

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial is now home to a marble archway depicting war scenes from every branch of military. The obelisk was installed in the VZC Veterans Memorial earlier this moth and took [...]

Lady Vandals compete at Great East Texas Shootout

By David Kapitan Sports Editor  BROWNSBORO – The Van Lady Vandals put in their heaviest workload of the season last weekend, competing in a stacked field of talented teams at the annual Great East Texas Shootout in Brownsboro on Dec. 11-13. The [...]