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From  left to right, Travis Hensarling, Congressman Hensarling, Melissa Hensarling, Speaker Paul Ryan and Claire Hensarling.

Monday, January 16, 2017
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Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after taking the Oath of Office to represent the Fifth District of Texas for... + continue reading
Sunday, January 15, 2017
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First Baptist Canton partners with Canton ISD to provide meals for students in the school district who do not have access to meals outside of school.“Canton ISD is running low on meal supplies. The... + continue reading
Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Dale Corbett took the oath of office Jan. 1, 2017, to become Van Zandt County’s new sheriff. Sheriff Corbett answered a few pressing questions as a way of providing transparency as he travels down... + continue reading

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Kyle Rose-Peterson (13) finished with 11 points in Canton’s 69-57 win over the visiting Gilmer Buckeyes.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
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The Canton Eagles knocked down nine three-pointers against Gilmer, including six in the third quarter en route to a 69-57 win over the Buckeyes at home Jan. 6.Sophomore McGwire Martin scored six... + continue reading

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Saturday, January 7, 2017
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This is the final installment of Rose’s Story. We at Van Zandt Newspapers hope you enjoyed this special article over the last three weeks.On March 30, 1945, the Red Army entered Austrian territory... + continue reading

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Kyle Rose-Peterson (13) finished with 11 points in Canton’s 69-57 win over the visiting Gilmer Buckeyes.

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01/17/2017
For those who have experienced the death of a loved one, a GriefShare program will be held at First Baptist Church of Canton. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one.The... + continue reading
01/17/2017
The Canton Museum Board will meet  at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Blackwell House Museum, 315 First Monday Lane (State Hwy. 859 next to the VZ County Library). The board is made up of volunteers who are interested in preserving the historic collections... + continue reading

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Jesse Ison, the newly-elected Van Zandt Country Precinct 2 Constable, stands with family as he is sworn into office by County Judge Don Kirkpatrick. The swearing-in ceremony for newly-elected county officials was held New Year’s Day (Sunday) in the country district courtroom.

01/05/2017
Around 100 people were in attendance in the Van Zandt County District Courtroom New Year’s Day Jan. 1 as newly-elected and re-elected county officials participated in the 2017 Inauguration Ceremony for county officials.The ceremony opened with a welcome by County Judge Don Kirkpatrick followed by an opening prayer from newly-elected VZC Precinct 3... + continue reading
12/23/2016
Canton Elementary School held the annual Reindeer Fun Run.  Students, parents and teachers ran or walked a mile around the track to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle. The run ended with hot cocoa and treats for the students. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Canton Herald or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.  + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglette JV Green team enters the Christmas holiday after a nearly perfect run through 2016, posting a 15-1 record through their first 16 games. 

12/22/2016
The Canton girls JV Green team went on the road Dec. 13 and fought through a tough and talented Ennis team, 53-35. The contest went to Ennis early but the Eaglettes closed the gap to two points by halftime. The second half the girls rallied together and found a way to win.Coach Glenn Neal stated, “The girls shared the ball and played team defense... + continue reading

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3D’s Pizza and Wings owner T.J. Weinrich, left, and Courtney Chilson with presents the restaurant gathered for children during the Christmas season. Patrons brought in presents to receive a discount off of their order. 

12/22/2016
Whether its sharing a slice of a pizza or giving to children, 3D’s Pizza and Wings in Canton is serving up blessings this year.T.J. Weinrich has been a Canton resident for six years, and is also the owner of 3D’s Pizza and Wings on the downtown square in Canton.Along with serving up hundreds of pizzas a month, Weinrich also orchestrated a plan to... + continue reading
12/21/2016
Lakeside Baptist Church will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University seminar.  The nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and how to plan for long-term financial success.The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Ramsey on DVD followed by a small-... + continue reading

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Ke'lah Eaton and Martins Mill Principal Don Layton

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01/13/2017
The Canton Eaglettes took a positive step on the road to securing a playoff berth and possible district title, topping the Emory Rains Lady Cats Jan. 6 in their District 13-4A opener.On a night when... + continue reading

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Kyle Rose-Peterson (13) finished with 11 points in Canton’s 69-57 win over the visiting Gilmer Buckeyes.

01/12/2017
The Canton Eagles knocked down nine three-pointers against Gilmer, including six in the third quarter en route to a 69-57 win over the Buckeyes at home Jan. 6.Sophomore McGwire Martin scored six... + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglette JV Green team enters the Christmas holiday after a nearly perfect run through 2016, posting a 15-1 record through their first 16 games. 

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01/16/2017
Jan. 12 1961- The Campus Chatter, Canton High School: Christmas wishes come true for many – when the students and faculty came back to school after Christmas holidays most of them were displaying... + continue reading
01/15/2017
This is the beginning of a new year when many people are making resolutions. If you have resolved to help others or be more active in your community, the library might be a great starting point. The... + continue reading

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01/16/2017
Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial members Dan Maurieri, Ron Carroll and Cary Hilliard accepted a $2,000 check from Laura Melton who represented the TVEC Charitable Foundation.For more stories like... + continue reading
01/15/2017
Debbra L Morris of Canton, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.The American Angus... + continue reading

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The Women of St. Justin’s Episcopal Church

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CFA Pastor Bimmy Boyles, Capt. Brian Horton, Tim Cobern and Donnie Fulford.

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