Photo by Donnita Fisher Senior CHS culinary arts students, from left, Brandan Lara, Cason Cole and Jordan Jackson plate desserts for the Mean Green Cafe.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Posted by Canton1
Earlier this month a new café opened in Canton catering to a specific clientele.Mean Green Cuisine is the product of Canton High School’s culinary arts program.“Our goal is to have a cafe in the high... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Logan Nace builds up a head of steam as he powers to the basket to draw a foul from the Emory Rains defense.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Posted by Canton1
The Canton Eagles wrapped an impressive first round of District 14-4A play Jan. 26, improving to 3-1 overall with a 62-39 home win over Emory Rains.Canton hit the ground running following the opening... + continue reading

Photo by Britne Hammons Kevin Cashion with Gollob, Mogan and Peddy gave an audit report to Van Zandt County commissioners last week.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Posted by Canton1
The fiscal year 2014 audit was presented to Van Zandt County Commissioners Jan. 26 by Kevin Cashion of Gollob, Morgan and Peddy, the county’s accounting firm.The FY2014 ended Sept. 30, 2014.... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Canton’s Hannah Manry (1) and Lilly Nelson (21) fight inside for a rebound over the outstretched arms of a helpless Rains player.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Posted by Canton1
The Canton Eaglettes continued down the road to a perfect District 14-4A schedule, improving to 21-6 overall and 5-0 in district play with a 71-39 win over the visiting Emory Rains Lady Cats Jan. 26.... + continue reading

Photo by Misty Stanberry
Monday, February 1, 2016
Posted by Canton1
My Credit Union, located at 408 E. Hwy. 243 in Canton, recently held an open house to celebrate its 20th year serving the community. Participating in the party were President Mark Massey and Branch... + continue reading

Photo by Donnita Fisher Senior CHS culinary arts students, from left, Brandan Lara, Cason Cole and Jordan Jackson plate desserts for the Mean Green Cafe.

Photo by Doug Stuart Logan Nace builds up a head of steam as he powers to the basket to draw a foul from the Emory Rains defense.

Photo by Britne Hammons Kevin Cashion with Gollob, Mogan and Peddy gave an audit report to Van Zandt County commissioners last week.

Photo by Doug Stuart Canton’s Hannah Manry (1) and Lilly Nelson (21) fight inside for a rebound over the outstretched arms of a helpless Rains player.

Photo by Misty Stanberry

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02/10/2016
Feb. 13 Canton’s Two-Acre Lake (behind the Wal-Mart Super Center by Mill Creek Lake) will be the site of a Kids’ Trout Fishing Day.The event, which is sponsored by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, the city of Canton, local merchants, civic organizations, and many... + continue reading
02/10/2016
Van Zandt County is stepping up to assist customers during the second year of the “Two Steps, One Sticker” program for vehicle inspection and registration, according to Tax Assessor-Collector Shirley Chisham.Beginning March 1, the transition year ends and vehicles will have... + continue reading

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Glenn McNeill Jr. through the years
02/01/2016
When Glenn McNeill Jr. and his wife, Betsy, sold their newspaper publishing company (Campbell-McNeill Publishing Company) in 1996, Glenn decided to stay on board for a time during the transition period, working three days a week in advertising.That “transition period” turned into 20 faithful years of additional service to Van Zandt Newspapers L.L.... + continue reading

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01/30/2016
Canton Postman Scott Brooks retired from the Canton Post Office Jan. 22. Brooks, left, served in the Navy for 18 years and began his postal career in Corsicana. He then transferred to Canton and worked as a distribution/window clerk and then retired from the position of city carrier. Postmaster Dana Hoffman, right, presented Brooks with an award... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan Courtney Roberts’ stat line against the Van Lady Vandals included a game-high 10 points, 8 assists and 3 steals.
01/28/2016
The Canton Eaglettes kept the good times of their 2015-’16 season rolling, registering 30 total steals in a 61-24 road win over rival Van Jan. 22.Play for both Canton and Van was a struggle in the early going, with the Eaglettes building up a 10-4 lead after eight minutes of play.Canton continued to grind and scrap away in the second quarter,... + continue reading

Courtesy photo From right to left, Karen Denney installing officers of Texas Star Quilters Guild. President Beverly Pendergrass, First Vice President, Betty Thompson; Second Vice President Sue Norton, Secretary Gloria Harmon and Treasurer Barb Lathem.
01/26/2016
The Texas Star Quilters Guild had a busy year in 2015. In December, the ladies had a Christmas luncheon.  The guests of the luncheon were Joni Lunsford representing CASA, Joyce representing Hope Pregnancy and Susie Pulley representing Child Welfare, Santa’s Kids. Following the luncheon, the installation of officers for 2016 was held... + continue reading

Courtesy photo TVEC Public Relations Manager Bobbi Byford, center, presents a grant check to Cary S. Hilliard, Dr. Leon J. Davis, Jerry L. Symns and Ronald "Red" Montgomery of the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial.
01/26/2016
The TVEC Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial.The funds will be used to assist in expenses incurred to maintain and operate the museum. Volunteers staff the office, assisting visitors with a walk-through of the memorial and aiding any veterans with any concerns or issues.The TVEC... + continue reading

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Photo by Donnita Fisher Senior CHS culinary arts students, from left, Brandan Lara, Cason Cole and Jordan Jackson plate desserts for the Mean Green Cafe.
02/07/2016

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02/05/2016
County teams compete at Rains Invitational Lifters representing three Van Zandt County schools, Canton, Grand Saline and Van, all hit the road last week to compete at the Rains Invitational Jan... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Logan Nace builds up a head of steam as he powers to the basket to draw a foul from the Emory Rains defense.
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02/05/2016
The Canton Eagles wrapped an impressive first round of District 14-4A play Jan. 26, improving to 3-1 overall with a 62-39 home win over Emory Rains.Canton hit the ground running following the opening... + continue reading

Photo by Doug Stuart Canton’s Hannah Manry (1) and Lilly Nelson (21) fight inside for a rebound over the outstretched arms of a helpless Rains player.
02/04/16

Photo by David Kapitan Courtney Roberts’ stat line against the Van Lady Vandals included a game-high 10 points, 8 assists and 3 steals.
01/28/16

Photo by David Kapitan Canton players Hannah Manry, Kenley Nixon and Destiny Johnson watch the action as Lilly Nelson and Coach Randy Henderson talk strategy during the Eaglettes’ 51-point win.
01/22/16

Photo by David Kapitan Eagle players celebrated after a buzzer beating three-pointer by Chance Hyles gave the team a 30-13 halftime lead over the Tigers.
01/21/16

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02/08/2016
CANTON HERALD, Feb. 2, 1950Thomas E. Campbell and Jack G. Campbell publisher of the Canton Herald announced this week that George Goldey has been added to the new staff of the newspaper.  Goldey... + continue reading
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02/06/2016
Failure to warm up proves costly I rolled into Cherry Creek at 8 a.m. on a cold Friday morning. I had five layers of coats, my toboggan, facemask and two hoods. I know how to handle cold weather... + continue reading

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02/09/2016
The Canton Lions Club met Jan. 27 at The Bunker at Van Zandt Country Club. The speaker was Darla Costlow, the director for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County, Inc... + continue reading

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02/08/2016
Jan. 20, Lion Rhita Koches introduced Dallas author Jim Gatewood for a program at the Canton Lions Club. According to information from theLions, Gatewood gave an interesting and informative... + continue reading

Courtesy photo Canton Lion Benja Mize and Canton Lion President Bob Giles display some of the toiletry items donated as part of the club’s “Wash’ off Wednesday.”
02/08/16

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