10 25 2014

Three men rescued after boat overturns

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent   Life jackets and technology may have averted what could have been a tragic incident late Thursday night when a boat overturned at Lake Tawakoni. Three fishermen were rescued from the water a short time before [...]

Students experience impaired driving simulator

By Pam Millican Correspondent Edgewood High School Principal Jerri Wehmeyer told the EISD board members that high school students recently got to experience the State Farm Impaired Driving Simulator. The simulator was brought to the campus and [...]

ABC Room find new home, needs more friends

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor With a little help from its friends – and the Canton City Council — the ABC Room has relocated to city property adjacent to the Van Zandt County sheriff’s department facility. “It’s finally happened. [...]

Halloween comes early with weekend events

Halloween night may not be until Oct. 31, but two big events on Saturday, Oct. 25, will help usher in the seasonal fun for Wills Point residents of all ages. BOO on the Bricks The 5th Annual BOO on the Bricks celebration, sponsored this year [...]

Kellam family roots deep in Van, Named distinguished alumni 2014

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Van Independent School District has named its 2014 Distinguished Alumni for 2014. Jack and Brenda Kellum have earned the distinct honor for their many years of service to Van ISD. The couple has resided in [...]