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Retiring Daniell Welcomes Plaster to Precinct Two Bench
CANTON--Van Zandt County Justice of the Peace , Ronnie Daniell, recently announced his intent to give up his gavel and take up a cane sh- ing...


Tim West Explains Courthouse History to Full House
County Commissioner Tim West brought his story of the “Seven Courthouses of Van Zandt County” to an overflow crowd at the Edgewood Heritage Center...


Commissioners Approve Tax Hike; Judge Votes No
Early on the agenda for September 12, Item #6 for the Van Zandt County Commissioners’ Court was “to discuss and consider adoption” of the county...


Raid Leads to One Arrest; One on Run
“We are always successful when we come together to execute a plan!" Jason Burns, Grand Saline PD GRAND SALINE--On Friday August 25, 2017 the...


Commissioner Has ‘Found’ Seven VZC Courthouses
VAN ZANDT--The courthouse we all drive by on the square in Canton is not the first, and hopefully it is not the last, according to Tim West. The...


Hurricane Harvey Hits Texas
Grand Saline Folks Pitches in to Aid Houston-Area Flood Victims GRAND SALINE—One thing that Van Zandt residents understand is tragedy following...


Sandra Plaster Appointed to Bench to Fulfill Daniell Term
CANTON—Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Ronnie Daniell recently announced his retirement after 15 years of service to the folks of Van Zandt County,...


Thomas Continues Fight for County Budget
Van Zandt—The August 10 monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Commissioners had a vast array of topics ranging from tax rates to the appointment...


New Councilman Nick Haley -Dedicated, Determined, Leads by Example
GRAND SALINE--Energetic, compassionate, knowledgeable, law-abiding, realistic and hopeful are only a few words that describe Nick Haley, another...


Acting Chief of Police Jason Burns handcuffs Wade Glen Mathis during a traffic stop prior to a consented search Tuesday on Spring Street.  The search allegedly uncovered meth and prescription drugs. Grand Saline PD Business as Usual, City Silent as Inquest into...
Collins Files Response; Investigation Handed to Third Party Agencie-- GRAND SALINE—Many in Grand Saline are still reeling from the revelation...


Superintendent Pauses To Remember 1st Year, Readies For 2017-2018
Grand Saline ISD Superintendent Micah Lewis approaches his work with the advice he remembers from his parents, “Life is fleeting so choose to be...


Grand Saline FFA Members recognized at Texas FFA Convention
Corpus Christi, Texas – Katie Davis, of the Grand Saline FFA Chapter, was awarded a $20,000 scholarship, sponsored by the Houston Livestock Show...


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...


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