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Payton Weidman Goes From Salt Queen to CBS19 Reporter
GRAND SALINE—As Grand Saline High School sends off another graduating class, with wonder in their eyes and unscripted futures, one Grand Saline...


Spare the Rod?
I imagine everyone at one time or another has heard the saying, “Spare the rod and spoil the child”. This is actually a paraphrase of Proverbs...


POLICE REPORT 05/14/18 to 05/20/18
Requests for Police Service: 05/14/18 Civil Matter- 918 Kuykendall St. Narcotics Information- 113 N. Green St. Suspicious person- EZ...


School Board members, Eddie Paul Stanley, Micah Lowe, Paul Moreno take their oath and get back to business resuming the business they have been conducting in their past terms. (Photo by GS Sun) May Indian Awards Close Out 2017-2018 Year
The last four students to be honored this academic year with the Indian Award were at the GSISD School Board meeting Monday evening. All board...


New Councilman Hopes To Change Negativity
Dallas Lucas says the best thing that has ever happened to him is his wife Lisa and their son Nikolas. His life pretty much revolves around them...


Newly elected City Councilman, Jeremy Gunnels, and his twin sons, Ty and Gage. (Photo by GS Sun) Jeremy Gunnels Joins City Council
GRAND SALINE--Jeremy Gunnels, one of the two new Grand Saline City Council members, said he sees many things that are right with the city, and he...


A video on Facebook shows Chris Martin at the moment the race for 294th District Judge was called in his favor by 99 votes, and a celebratory victory shower compliments of several of his young supporters. (Photo source, Facebook Video.) Martin Wins 294th Bench by 99 Votes
VAN ZANDT--The primary election runoff has now run its course, and the winners have been announced in 3 races that were placed on the ballots for...


Jones Family Assumes Don's Dairy Bar Operations Tuesday
GRAND SALINE--There are few establishments that rival the salt mine when it comes to Grand Saline nostalgic triggers, but Don's Dairy Bar is one...


Citizen Outcry Heard by VZ TAC
Chisham Opts Out of Closures; Announces New Tax Office Hours for Grand Saline/Ben Wheeler GRAND SALINE--It is not often the public can say that...


Norma Merrill Johnson (1939-2018)
Services for Norma Merrill Johnson, 79, of Fruitvale, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2018 at LifeHouse Fellowship Church with Bro. Mike Stone...
Awards Abound For Grand Saline ISD Students
It was Standing Room Only at the regularly-scheduled GSISD school board meeting Monday evening. Students with multiple UIL medals hanging from...


POLICE REPORT 04/02/18 to 04/08/18
Requests for Police Service: 04/02/18 Suspicious Person/ 203 Frank St. Indecency/ 1518 Spring Creek Theft/ 126 N. Main St. 04/03/18 Fire/...


SPCA of Texas Seizes 87 Allegedly Cruelly Treated Animals
CANTON--Tuesday, the SPCA of Texas, the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office and the Van Zandt County Constable's Office seized and the SPCA of Texas...


Darlene Elizabeth Broseh Arrests Made in SPCA Canton "Puppy Mill" Investigation
                    State of Texas vs. Vicky Laniece Patrick                     State of Texas vs. Darlene Elizabeth Broseh                    ...


Ross and Pct. #2 JP Sandra Plaster sit in court gallery for swearing-in of Pct. #1 JP Wade McMillan Commissioners Welcome Two New Justices of the Peace
Two new justices of the peace in Van Zandt County were part of the Commissioners’ Court meeting on April 4, 2018. Sandra Plaster, who has...