Vigil held on courthouse steps Posted in: News Child Abuse Prevention Month in Van Zandt County featured a candlelight vigil held April 26 on the east steps of the VZC Courthouse. VZC Child Welfare Board President Sandy Hilliard welcomed those in attendance. “This candlelight vigil is to honor the 211 Texas children that died due to child abuse ...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!