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A Week After the Storm
Fruitvale Salvages Normalcy in Aftermath of F4 Tornado FRUITVALE—As you can’t have a superhero if not for the existence of the villain,...


Piper Fisher Puts Talent on Display
Grand Saline—If you say art in the halls of Grand Saline High School, you will not have to bend an ear too far to hear the name Piper Fisher. The...


Fruitvale Rebuilds; Human Resilience Triumphs Over Tragedy
FRUITVALE—Van Zandt County had just begun to find a sense of normalcy after the Van tornado two years ago, when Saturday night disaster struck...


Quality Beef-Straight of the Ranch
Local Cowboys Put Pure East Texas Beef Back on the Family Dinner Table GRAND SALINE—It is a known fact that if you want freshest and best...


222 Lighted Candles are not a Pretty Sight
Men, women and children lighted 222 votive candles on the steps of the Van Zandt County Courthouse Monday evening. It was not a celebration. ...


Owner Matt Means and Manager Steven Brandon Grand Saline ACE of Hardware Readies for Transition
GRAND SALINE—Means Home Center is the epicenter for everything DIY and construction in Grand Saline, and for several years Matt Means and the gang...


Baker Grills Blue Ribbon Steak in Live Oak County Steak Cook-off
GRAND SALINE—There are very few competitions that will get the mouth watering, but competitive culinary cook-offs are on that list, and Grand...


Kathy Sue Adams Owles (1951-2017)
Services for Kathy Sue Adams Owles, 66, of Grand Saline, were scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Silver Lake Cemetery with Bro. Mike Sullivan...
Baker Grills Blue Ribbon Steak in Live Oak County Steak Cookoff
GRAND SALINE—There are very few competitions that will get the mouth watering, but competitive culinary cook-offs are on that list, and Grand Saline’s Janet Baker has...
Cozby Germany Board of Trustees Kicks Off Beautification Project
GRAND SALINE—The Cozby Germany Foundation has announced its continued plans and efforts to clean and beautify the grounds and buildings surrounding...


Wanted Felon Escapes Capture
GRAND SALINE--A wanted felon fled from Precinct 1 Deputy Constable Tommy Monk Monday following an active day of activity in known drug areas. ...


Salt Museum on Schedule for 2017 Opening
The Grand Saline Salt Museum, long a dream of visionary citizens, should open before the end 2017, according to Harry Clifford, one of the...


Dale Corbett and grandchildren. County Judge Swears In Elected Officials
Seven county officials, either newly-elected or re-elected, were sworn in to uphold the duties of their offices by County Judge Don Kirkpatrick on...


Public Notice to Boil Water
Due to reduced pressure, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water system City of Edgewood/ PSW ID 2340002 to notify customers of the need...
Van Zandt Regional Medical Center Achieves Medicare Eligibility;...
GRAND SALINE—It has been a long road, an expensive road, and a tiresome journey, but Texas General Hospital and a handful of trustees and supporters have finally...
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