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Facebook tips lead to arrest of Van man accused of seeking sex from minor

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A man from Van was arrested for online solicitation of a minor, on Thursday. Aron Vasquez Jr., 29 of Van avoided arrest for online solicitation of a minor, that occurred in December of 2020, according to Van Zandt County Sheriff Steve Hendrix. Sheriff Hendrix said the victim was from Van Zandt County and the warrant was issued in February.
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Davis named part-time fire marshal for VZ County

Following a closed executive session May 26, the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court announced the hiring of a parttime fire marshal for VZC. Timothy Sean Davis of Wills Point was named as the new part-time VZC fire marshal by the commissioners’ court. Davis currently serves as the fire marshal in Balch ...
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Canton Lions talk real estate in VZ County

The Canton Lions Club met at the Van Zandt Country Club June 2. The meeting was brought to order by Lion President Cody Brantley. The club’s newest member, Terrie Harrison, was installed by Past District Governor Jimmy Strickland. Her sponsor is Lion Doug Harrison, who is also her husband. Lion ...
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VZCSO looking for Thomas

The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office has released the following report on a wanted person in Van Zandt County. Bart Thomas Russell is a wanted man from Van Zandt County. In October 2019, Thomas was sentenced to four years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in the Van Zandt County ...

Canton sees 1,281 cases of virus

The number of eligible Van Zandt County residents 12 years of age or older designated as being fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the Texas Department of State Health Services currently sits at 27.51 percent according to the most recent available data published by the state. Per the DSHS, 32.08 percent ...
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Memorial Day observed at VZC Veterans Memorial

The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 31, at the Veterans Memorial plaza in Canton. Over 150 were in attendance along with dignitaries from the municipalities within Van Zandt County and county officials. Members of Boy Scout Troop 378 presented the colors with SSG Tim Pennington,
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Part of I-20 reopens in Van Zandt County

VAN ZANDT COUNTY — Both I-20 eastbound mainlanes are open again after being closed due to an overturned dump truck near FM 16 in Van and Mile Marker 536. Traffic had to be detoured for much of the early afternoon Monday. The roadway was back to normal by around 2 p.m.
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Skylar House Injured in Alleged DWI Accident in Van Zandt County, TX

Van Zandt County, TX -- May 13, 2021, Skylar House was injured following an accident which authorities allege involved intoxication. Authorities reported that the crash took place at around 10:40 p.m. along County Road 4134 near County Road 4123. Investigators said that 21-year-old Skylar House was in a Chevy 2500...

VZCSO, Precinct 4 Constable make arrest

A Brownsboro man was taken into custody by local law enforcement officials last week on a series of five charges, including two related to aggravated assault with a deadly weap on. According to the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, members of the VZCSO Criminal Investigation Division, Precinct 4 Constable Pat Jordan ...


The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held their annual Memorial Day service on May 31 in Canton. Lt. Col. Allen Hahn, USA, (Ret.) was the guest speaker. He reminded the audience of the purpose of Memorial Day and why we celebrate it. More than 150 people were in attendance. Photo ...

Lions hear from Foster

The Canton Lions Club met at the Van Zandt Country Club at on May 26. The meeting was presided over by second VP Tanya Watkins. Program Chair Rhita Koches introduced the speaker, Jake Foster, Store Director at Brookshire’s Grocery Store #32, Canton. Mr. Foster began his career with Brookshire’s in 1999 ...