CARTER TO HEAD UP VZCSO Posted in: News Van Zandt County Interim Sheriff Joe Carter (far right) is administered the oath of office May 22 during a public swearing-in ceremony at the VZC Courthouse. Carter’s son, Jesse, holds the Bible with his dad as VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick (far left) administers the oath. Carter was officially sworn into ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!