Monday, May 23, 2016
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The Van Zandt County Library had a guest reader for Storytime May 13.  Author LeDann Henley came and read her book “Shimmy-Shimmy Shamrock and the Legend of the Leaves.”  The children then... + continue reading

Newcomer of the Year – Racheal Thomas
Monday, May 23, 2016
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With the elimination of all District 14-4A teams from this year's softball playoffs, coaches released their list of Superlative and All-District teams for the 2016 season. Not surprisingly, Van and... + continue reading
Monday, May 23, 2016
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The Van Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Whitten Furniture and Mattress Co. May 7.Cutting the ribbon for the company are seated, Travis, Lexi and Ryan Whitten and Shelbey and... + continue reading
Monday, May 23, 2016
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A ribbon cutting ceremony for Flower Connection, a new business in Van, was held May 7.Attending the event were owners, Pam Seago, Becky Bristo and Linda Downley with Van Chamber directors Pat... + continue reading

Van High School graduate Haleigh Moore, now a sophomore at University of the Ozarks in Clarkville, Arkansas, was named an All-Conference Softball selection by the American Southwest Conference May 2. Moore led her team in batting, runs, total bases and stolen bases in 2016.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
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CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS - Van native and current University of the Ozarks softball player Haleigh Moore was named All-Conference by the American Southwest Conference, it was announced May 2 by ASC... + continue reading

Newcomer of the Year – Racheal Thomas

Van High School graduate Haleigh Moore, now a sophomore at University of the Ozarks in Clarkville, Arkansas, was named an All-Conference Softball selection by the American Southwest Conference May 2. Moore led her team in batting, runs, total bases and stolen bases in 2016.

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05/23/2016
Students looking to improve their tennis fundamentals will have plenty of opportunities over the summer months, with the VHS athletic department announcing a series of tennis clinics and camps for interested players.The VHS tennis program will kick things off with a series... + continue reading
05/23/2016
District 14-4A teams representing Van Zandt County performed exceedingly well throughout the 2016 season and beyond, as Canton, Van and Wills Point all qualified to compete in the playoffs.While overall district champion Brownsboro staked a claim to the majority of... + continue reading

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Catcher Morgan Benge shouldered the load offensively for the Lady Vandals against Atlanta, finishing 1/3 at the plate with a home run, 2 RBI and a run scored.
05/12/2016
The Van Lady Vandals entered the Area round of the playoffs with plenty of momentum, having staked their claim to both a district and bi-district title during the 2016 season. The hopes of adding an Area title fell just short, however, with Van suffering a 12-2 loss in a one-game playoff against Atlanta May 6.Atlanta took an early lead against Van... + continue reading

Students got to make a paper plate fish and used jewels at VZC Library Storytime May 6.
05/12/2016
During a busy morning May 6, the VZC Library entertained special guests, students in the Van ISD Headstart program.Two Storytime sessions were held for the students. The first group heard stories about moms and fish. The craft of the day was a paper plate fish with sparkly jewels used as scales.The group from Van heard stories about Pete the Cat,... + continue reading

VHS Way Off Broadway acts out a scene from the Brussels Fair in the state-qualifying play, “The Elephant Man.”
05/12/2016
Van High School’s Way Off Broadway will present 2016 state-qualifying play “The Elephant Man,” at 7 p.m. May 14 and at 2 p.m. May 15.The Van High School theatre company has qualified for the state finals in one-act play for the 13th time in the last 15 years, and they will be making their 10th consecutive appearance at the largest play competition... + continue reading

Van Lady Vandal players and coaches gather together prior to their bi-district playoff opener against Kaufman April 28.
05/06/2016
The Van Lady Vandals took the first step of what coaches, players and fans hope to be a long playoff run by sweeping their way past Kaufman in the bi-district round of the playoffs last week.Game one of the best-of-three series took place in Wills Point April 28 as Van flexed its muscles by registering a dominating 9-2 win over the Lady Lions.Van... + continue reading
05/06/2016
Van senior standout runner Jacob Carter, joined by Van ISD coaches and staff members Steve Clanton, Scott Reynolds, Bill Giles and Athletic Director Jared Moffatt, signed his letter of intent to run track and cross country and track at Dallas Baptist University at a special ceremony April 28. + continue reading

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VHS Way Off Broadway acts out a scene from the Brussels Fair in the state-qualifying play, “The Elephant Man.”
05/12/2016

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05/23/2016
Students looking to improve their tennis fundamentals will have plenty of opportunities over the summer months, with the VHS athletic department announcing a series of tennis clinics and camps for... + continue reading

Newcomer of the Year – Racheal Thomas
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05/23/2016
With the elimination of all District 14-4A teams from this year's softball playoffs, coaches released their list of Superlative and All-District teams for the 2016 season. Not surprisingly, Van and... + continue reading

Van High School graduate Haleigh Moore, now a sophomore at University of the Ozarks in Clarkville, Arkansas, was named an All-Conference Softball selection by the American Southwest Conference May 2. Moore led her team in batting, runs, total bases and stolen bases in 2016.
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Catcher Morgan Benge shouldered the load offensively for the Lady Vandals against Atlanta, finishing 1/3 at the plate with a home run, 2 RBI and a run scored.
05/12/16

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05/23/2016
AUSTIN — The current method devised by the Texas Legislature in 2011 to fund public education does not violate the state constitution, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously ruled May 13.The lawsuit... + continue reading
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AUSTIN — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, suspended his presidential campaign May 3 after losing Indiana’s GOP presidential primary to frontrunner Donald Trump of New York. The Indiana loss... + continue reading

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05/23/2016
The Van Zandt County Library had a guest reader for Storytime May 13.  Author LeDann Henley came and read her book “Shimmy-Shimmy Shamrock and the Legend of the Leaves.”  The children then... + continue reading
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05/23/2016
The Van Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Whitten Furniture and Mattress Co. May 7.Cutting the ribbon for the company are seated, Travis, Lexi and Ryan Whitten and Shelbey and... + continue reading

Mark Sellers and Shawna Tamez
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Students got to make a paper plate fish and used jewels at VZC Library Storytime May 6.
05/12/16

Children at VCL Storytime learned about how things grow Wednesday, April 27.
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