Van Zandt County

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    In Report Highlighting Racial Disparities Among Marijuana Arrests, No State Looks Worse than Texas

    In one of the largest reports surveying the current state of marijuana enforcement in the nation, the ACLU released a 183-page text on Thursday examining the racial disparities among marijuana-related arrests across America. While the report is a damning look at the failure of the War on Marijuana, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Camera Holden, Kinte Garner: Dealing the Bright Blue & Pink Meth, Cops Say

    Police in northeast Texas have arrested two men and seized three pounds of unusual meth. Last Friday, police in the town of Canton in Van Zandt County noticed 30-year-old Camera Holden driving erratically on Interstate 20. When they tried to pull him over, Holden gunned it and exited on FM 17. Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    "Chicken Lips" Makes Texas's Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List

    DPSRonnie "Chicken Lips" House, wanted.​It may not enter the pantheon of great criminal nicknames, but Robert "Chicken Lips" House has earned a different singular honor: He's been named to Texas's Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list. House, 41, is wanted for failure to register as a sex off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Aileen Willis, 90, Bayou Body Count No. 248

    Quincy Lee Johnson, Jr.: Strangled his 90-year-old great-grandmother, police say​Capital murder charges have been filed against the great-grandson of a 90-year-old woman found strangled to death on the west side, police say.Quincy Lee Johnson, Jr., 17, has been charged with murdering Aileen Willis ... More >>

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Hog Wild

    Feral pigs are ugly, destructive and mean. Some people in Texas just love to trap, stab or shoot them. Or put them in rodeos. With dogs.

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Dead, Not Buried

    Townes Van Zandt left behind great songs for people to fight over