Timmerle Kelly and Billy Plake, who served until recently on the Van Alstyne City Council, are honored by the current City Council for their years of service to the city and its residents and businesses. The Council also honored former Councilman Russell Moore, who could not be in attendance at Tuesday night’s council meeting. Shown with Kelly and Plake are Mayor Larry Cooper, right, and other council members. (Mary Jane Farmer / Van Alstyne Leader)