Bray Doring was one of six Vandal players to register a point against the visiting Canton Eagles last week.
Monday, February 1, 2016
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The Canton Eagles capitalized on virtually every opportunity in the first quarter of their game against Van Jan. 22, scoring early and often to build up a double-digit advantage and then riding that... + continue reading
Monday, February 1, 2016
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The Van Parks and Recreation board has built up steam in the last few months, with plans to roll out a new playground and a circus on the agenda.Van City Park will be home to a new playground in the... + continue reading

The craft for the day was a cut out silhouette that each child got to dress in their favorite color clothes during StoryTime at VZC Library.
Monday, February 1, 2016
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Children at Storytime at VZC Library Jan. 22 learned all about getting dressed and learned that the first step is putting on underpants.“Underwear,” by Mary Elise Monsell was read to children and is... + continue reading

Beverly Cauley, (front row, far right) and Linda Rock (front row, far left), representatives of Van Community Ministries, accept the check from Van High School students. WCEC employees, Tommy Brown (back left) and Kylie O’Neal (Back right) joined the students, and Van Choir Director, Kelly Lockwood (center) as the check was presented.
Monday, February 1, 2016
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On Jan. 21 a group of students from Van High School presented an $800 donation to Van Community Ministries.This check was made possible through one of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s software... + continue reading

Holden Myers finished with 14 points during Van’s non-district finale against Bullard Jan. 12.
Monday, January 25, 2016
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The Van Vandals took to the court a final time before the start of District 14-4A play, tangling with the Bullard Panthers Jan. 12. Despite a comeback effort by the Vandals, Bullard made enough... + continue reading

Bray Doring was one of six Vandal players to register a point against the visiting Canton Eagles last week.

The craft for the day was a cut out silhouette that each child got to dress in their favorite color clothes during StoryTime at VZC Library.

Beverly Cauley, (front row, far right) and Linda Rock (front row, far left), representatives of Van Community Ministries, accept the check from Van High School students. WCEC employees, Tommy Brown (back left) and Kylie O’Neal (Back right) joined the students, and Van Choir Director, Kelly Lockwood (center) as the check was presented.

Holden Myers finished with 14 points during Van’s non-district finale against Bullard Jan. 12.

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02/01/2016
Three Van Zandt County schools, Grand Saline, Van and Wills Point, all started their 2016 powerlifting seasons Jan. 15 by lifting at the Van Invitational Meet.The schools fared well overall with the Grand Saline team finishing 11th in the boys division and 8th in the girls... + continue reading
02/01/2016
The Van Lady Vandals ran into a buzz saw against rival Canton Jan. 22, turning the ball over 38 times in a 61-24 home loss to the 10th ranked Eaglettes.Play for both Canton and Van was a struggle in the early going, with the Eaglettes building up a 10-4 lead after eight... + continue reading

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01/25/2016
Storytime at the Van Zandt County Library was a big hit Jan. 15.  There were 27 children in attendance.  Ms. Rhonda read three books.  The first book was “Penguin Pete” about a pint-sized penguin that has many adventures.  The second book was “Dragon's Extraordinary Egg” about a dragon that found an egg and decided it needed a... + continue reading

TVEC Public Relations Manager Bobbi Byford, center, presents a grant check to Cary S. Hilliard, Dr. Leon J. Davis, Jerry L. Symns and Ronald "Red" Montgomery of the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial.
01/25/2016
The TVEC Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial.The funds will be used to assist in expenses incurred to maintain and operate the museum.Volunteers staff the office, assisting visitors with a walk-through of the memorial and aiding any veterans with any concerns or issues.The TVEC Charitable... + continue reading

Devri Cotton logged 13 points and 2 assists total during play for the Lady Vandals over the recent holiday break. Van is slated to begin district play in Wills Point Jan. 8.
01/11/2016
The Van Lady Vandals found themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard twice over the course of the recent Christmas holiday, dropping a 67-40 decision to Chapel Hill Dec. 28 and a 45-37 decision to Lindale the following day.Van hung tough against Chapel Hill early, trailing just 14-12 after one quarter of play. Makiah Dodd was a big factor for... + continue reading

Van Journalism Editorial Staff Members are Becca Regan, Ashley Mosley, Hannah Kehrer, Christina Bowman, Selena Salazar, Sabrina Swinford and Dallas McGlaun. Not pictured is Dalayna Joslin.
01/11/2016
Van High School students recently released the 2014-‘15 Vandlite yearbooks complete with a three channel movie player built into the front cover.“The video player was such a success last year, we had to include it again,” adviser Jeanette Germany said. “It is amazing to see print and video technology merged into one publication.  I am so... + continue reading
01/11/2016
Signs announcing that the long-awaited Love’s Travel Stop will finally be making its way to Van sometime in 2016 were posted late December 2015. Crews began the process of clearing the land and began dirt work to jump start the construction of the travel stop. + continue reading

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Bray Doring was one of six Vandal players to register a point against the visiting Canton Eagles last week.
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The Canton Eagles capitalized on virtually every opportunity in the first quarter of their game against Van Jan. 22, scoring early and often to build up a double-digit advantage and then riding that... + continue reading
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Three Van Zandt County schools, Grand Saline, Van and Wills Point, all started their 2016 powerlifting seasons Jan. 15 by lifting at the Van Invitational Meet.The schools fared well overall with the... + continue reading

Holden Myers finished with 14 points during Van’s non-district finale against Bullard Jan. 12.
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Devri Cotton logged 13 points and 2 assists total during play for the Lady Vandals over the recent holiday break. Van is slated to begin district play in Wills Point Jan. 8.
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 AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Jan. 18 met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a business development tour in Israel.Abbott said in a news release that the meeting was “to... + continue reading
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The craft for the day was a cut out silhouette that each child got to dress in their favorite color clothes during StoryTime at VZC Library.
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Children at Storytime at VZC Library Jan. 22 learned all about getting dressed and learned that the first step is putting on underpants.“Underwear,” by Mary Elise Monsell was read to children and is... + continue reading
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Surveys across the country indicate that students are not learning history or government.  Indeed, many colleges do not require even one course for graduation in most majors.   ... + continue reading