Gene Keenon, Republic Services Manager of Government Affairs/Municipal Services, answers questions from the audience during the Mar. 7 Van Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon downtown at the Movie House. Republic Services will be the new garbage collector for the City of Van effective Apr. 1. Residential garbage pickup will be on Friday each week, according to Keenon.
VZC Veterans Memorial Board members for are from left, front row Director Bob Borth, Chairman Ron Carroll, Director /Founder Red Montgomery, and Trustee Dan Cantania; middle row, PR Chair Diane Farmer; and back row, Director Cary Hilliard, Director Virgil Melton JR, Trustee David Fagenbaum, Secretary Dave Depoma, Trustee Joe Silva, Treasurer Dan Maucieri, and Trustee Mike Newberry; not pictured, Trustee Cindy Brooke
Tom Maddox, a member of the Tea Party and the Texas Border Volunteers, goes over a power point presentation Mar. 3 on the work of the volunteers along the Texas/Mexico border. Texas Border Volunteers grew out of the Minuteman Project about seven years ago and now aides the United States Border Patrol by patrolling, spotting and reporting illegals coming across the border from Mexico. Maddox was the guest speaker of the monthly Canton/Edom TEA Party meeting held at Edom City Limits.