VZC Historical Commission receives state award Posted in: News For more than 10 years in a row, the Van Zandt County Historical Commission has been recognized with a Distinguished Service Award by the Texas Historical Commission. The latest recognition from the state was for the year 2019 as VZC Historical Commission President Elvis Allen accepted the award from VZC Judge ...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!