Sheriff to step down May 14 Posted in: News Van Zandt County Sheriff Steve Hendrix submitted a letter of resignation to Van Zandt County Judge Don Kirkpatrick last week, stating that after “careful thought and prayer” he officially resigns as the sheriff for Van Zandt County. Hendrix’s resignation will be effective May 14, after the news of his arrest and ...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!