Courtesy photo Those remembering the Holocaust take the March of Remembrance last year. This year’s event is May 1.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Group to gather at courthouse to mark Holocaust On Sunday afternoon May 1, the public is invited to join the Van Zandt County annual March of Remembrance to commemorate the 11 million victims,... + continue reading

Chelsea Chitty
Friday, April 29, 2016
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Chelsea Chitty competed against 80 other girls from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma and was selected as a catcher/3B for the U.S.A. Elite Select All American Softball Team that will compete... + continue reading

Photo by Angie Day Canton relay teams acquitted themselves well at the Area Meet, finishing second in the 4x100 and the 4x200, and third overall in the 4x400.
Friday, April 29, 2016
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The three biggest school districts in Van Zandt County, Canton, Van and Wills Point, all sent athletes to Emory Rains High School for the second consecutive week. On April 13-14, that trio of schools... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Eaglette catcher Gracie Chavez makes solid contact with an offering from Van’s Bailey Daniels.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The Van Lady Vandals and Canton Eaglettes each entered Friday night’s district finale with plenty on the line, including bragging rights over a chief rival and, more importantly, a District 14-4A... + continue reading

Photo by Faith Caughron Owner John Buzzetta, left, joins the Canton Herald staff on stage to accept the chamber’s business of the year award. Taking part were, from left, Misty Stanberry, Tim Ball, Donnita Fisher, David Barber, Kelly Baker, Britne Hammons and Brad Blakemore.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
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The Canton Texas Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Dinner was held April 21 at the Canton Civic Center.“A Night in Disguise,” was the theme of the dinner with over 380... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Those remembering the Holocaust take the March of Remembrance last year. This year’s event is May 1.

Chelsea Chitty

Photo by Angie Day Canton relay teams acquitted themselves well at the Area Meet, finishing second in the 4x100 and the 4x200, and third overall in the 4x400.

Photo by Doug Stuart Eaglette catcher Gracie Chavez makes solid contact with an offering from Van’s Bailey Daniels.

Photo by Faith Caughron Owner John Buzzetta, left, joins the Canton Herald staff on stage to accept the chamber’s business of the year award. Taking part were, from left, Misty Stanberry, Tim Ball, Donnita Fisher, David Barber, Kelly Baker, Britne Hammons and Brad Blakemore.

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04/30/2016
The Van Zandt Extension Education Association members attended their annual District 4 Conference and Cultural Arts Event in Denton April 12 and 13. The VZEEA County Chairperson Carolyn Davis and voting delegates represented the local association at the District level... + continue reading
04/30/2016
We had visitors on Friday, April 22 at the Van Zandt County Library for Storytime.  Darla Costlow and Happy Bear from Children’s Advocacy Center came to read stories.  Several children had their photo taken with Happy Bear.  There was also a giraffe sighting... + continue reading

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04/26/2016
Canton Elementary School raised $3,972.77 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Lucas Gebert was the local hero. Shown with Lucas is his family and a representative from the Society. 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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04/23/2016
Canton High School standout Colin Millsap signed his letter of intent to compete in the pole vault at Texas A&M Commerce last week. Millsap, one of the best pole vaulters in the state, easily took fi rst place overall at the District 14-4A Meet held at Emory Rains High School April 13-14. Joining Millsapfor the signing... + continue reading

Glenn McNeill, Jr.
04/23/2016
 Glenn McNeill, Jr. won the Texas Senior Games free throw and around the world competition at San Antonio April 14.The win marked his 13th first place wins in the free throw competitions. He cannot advance past state championship because there are no free throw or around the world contests in the national championships - only 3 on 3 teams and... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Sam Neal was one of five Eaglette players to record a multi-hit game during Canton’s 15-0 win over Wills Point April 12. Neal finished 3/4 with 2 RBI and two runs scored.
04/22/2016
The Canton Eaglettes continued to tighten their stranglehold atop the District 14-4A standings over the course of the past week, sweeping their season series with both Wills Point and Brownsboro in consecutive games.The Eaglettes were red hot to start the week, pouncing on rival Wills Point early and often in a 15-0 shutout win over the Lady... + continue reading

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04/22/2016
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott placed epaulets on newly named Brigadier General Dan Flynn last week. Flynn waspromoted in the Texas State Guard.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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Courtesy photo Conventional winners on the left , Richard Hammes, Stan Loftin and Elizabeth Greenn; special needs team winners– driver, Bridget Nelson and monitor, Janice Griffin and transit bus winners, Adele Sterns, Regina Gipson and Sandi McGowin.
04/27/2016

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04/26/2016

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04/29/2016
Chelsea Chitty competed against 80 other girls from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma and was selected as a catcher/3B for the U.S.A. Elite Select All American Softball Team that will compete... + continue reading

Photo by Angie Day Canton relay teams acquitted themselves well at the Area Meet, finishing second in the 4x100 and the 4x200, and third overall in the 4x400.
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04/29/2016
The three biggest school districts in Van Zandt County, Canton, Van and Wills Point, all sent athletes to Emory Rains High School for the second consecutive week. On April 13-14, that trio of schools... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Eaglette catcher Gracie Chavez makes solid contact with an offering from Van’s Bailey Daniels.
04/28/16

Photo by Britne Hammons
04/23/16

Glenn McNeill, Jr.
04/23/16

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04/26/2016
"The future ain't what it used to be."So said Yogi Berra, the famed New York Yankee as well known for his unintentionally humorous quotes and thought-provoking malaprops as for his prowess on a... + continue reading
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04/25/2016
Canton Harold- April 21, 1960: Van Zandt county stockmen are going to make an all-out effort to get the required number of signatures on a petition for a Bang’s Control Program, according to the... + continue reading

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Courtesy photo Attending the convention in Denton were, top row from left, Carolyn Davis, Inez Stamper, Judy Dickens, front row, Carolyn Minor and Jimmie Lou Buchanan. Not pictured is Van Zandt County Extension Agent Melisa Rhodes.
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04/30/2016
The Van Zandt Extension Education Association members attended their annual District 4 Conference and Cultural Arts Event in Denton April 12 and 13. The VZEEA County Chairperson Carolyn Davis... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Darla Costlow from the Children’s Advocacy Center read books to children with the help from Happy Bear.
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04/30/2016
We had visitors on Friday, April 22 at the Van Zandt County Library for Storytime.  Darla Costlow and Happy Bear from Children’s Advocacy Center came to read stories.  Several children had... + continue reading

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04/25/16

Pictured above are kneeling, Graham; and standing, Rowden, Holleman, Lipsey, Witt and Anderson. The library remodel could not have been done without their help.
04/24/16

Bob Goode
04/20/16

The Van Zandt County Library is open with new flooring. Come check it out at 317 First Monday Lane.
04/19/16