The Sneaky Cleats team and coaches.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
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Sneaky Cleats 04-Pride, a 12U fast pitch select team based out of Canton brought home the gold this past weekend in their first spring tournament held at the Luck of the Irish FASA tournament held at... + continue reading
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Posted by Canton1
A few months ago we introduced you to our little Alicia, a deaf heeler mix.  She was adopted by a lady in Tyler, but had to come back because she didn't get on well with the other dogs in the... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

The Canton tennis team stayed busy over the course of spring break, participating in this year’s Jerry Slayton Tournament in Van March 17.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Posted by Canton1
The Canton Eagle tennis team stayed in county over this year's Spring Break, traveling to Van March 17 to compete in the annual Jerry Slayton Invitational.Canton's doubles teams enjoyed an excellent... + continue reading

Dr. John Mark Robinson, Pastor of CrossRoads Church in Canton, shows a copy of the first in a devotional series he is writing on the book of Psalms. After Psalms, Robinson is planning to write a devotional series on the books of John and Romans.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Posted by Canton1
A challenge that Dr. John Mark Robinson gave to his congregation almost 18 months ago opened the door for something even more challenging that the Pastor of CrossRoads Church in Canton continues to... + continue reading

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Eaglette shortstop Kylie Floyd tags out Wills Point counterpart Alexis Mosley on a stolen base attempt.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Posted by Canton1
The Canton Eaglettes got off to a good start in their bid to make a trip to this year’s softball playoffs, registering wins over both Brownsboro and Wills Point to open District 13-4A play.The... + continue reading

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03/27/2017
Meals on Wheels Ministry announced that it will be participating in the national 2016 March for Meals campaign.  On Thursday, March 30, festivities will include a special showing of support by “Community Champions,” both elected officials from the organization’s six... + continue reading
03/27/2017
After several weeks of successful deliveries, the Meals on Wheels Ministry’s pilot program called Sunrise Senior Servings is officially underway and growing. The breakfast meal program is designed to meet the nutritional needs of the organization’s most nutritionally at-... + continue reading

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Blue hydrangeas in full bloom at Lil’ Mary’s Farmers Market in Canton. 

03/24/2017
Spring has sprung in Canton and is evident from the  globular hydrangeas and germinating geraniums at Lil Mary’s Farmers Market.Passing by Lil Mary’s, motorists on Highway 19 are treated to the vivid colors of geraniums, or the pink and blue globes of hydrangeas, the multicolored hanging baskets or the full, fluffy green ferns.Located next to... + continue reading

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Zach Brown helped put the Canton Eagles up for good in their game against Tyler Chapel Hill March 14, driving in three with a home run to right in a 7-6 win.

03/23/2017
The Canton Eagles took to the diamond twice last week, getting their last two looks at non-district action against a pair of Tyler-based teams: Chapel Hill and Grace Community.Canton passed each of their tests with flying colors, recording a 7-6 win over Chapel Hill March 14 and 12-7 over Grace Community March 16.The Eagles built up a 1-0 lead... + continue reading

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VZC Veterans Memorial Board members for are from left, front row Director Bob Borth, Chairman Ron Carroll, Director /Founder Red Montgomery, and Trustee Dan Cantania; middle row, PR Chair Diane Farmer; and back row, Director Cary Hilliard, Director Virgil Melton JR, Trustee David Fagenbaum, Secretary Dave Depoma, Trustee Joe Silva, Treasurer Dan Maucieri, and Trustee Mike Newberry; not pictured, Trustee Cindy Brooke

03/19/2017
What a wonderful time we had last year. After many years of generous donations and fundraisers, we were finally able to put the Kneeling Soldier on his pedestal in the Memorial Plaza. The Veterans Day Program to show the statue off was fantastic. And I know it made everyone proud to see another nice Veterans Memorial in Van Zandt County.This year... + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglette golf tournament of Kenley Nixon, Emily Watson, Julie Bass and Mila Harrison hit the links for the final time before the annual CHS Invitational March 21 at the Lindale Invitational March 9.

03/18/2017
The Canton boys and girls golf teams each took to the links last week, with the boys team competing at Links at Land's End for the Quitman Invitational March 6 and the girls team competing at Garden Valley Golf Course for the Lindale Invitational March 9.The boys golf team had their best round of the season at the Quitman Invitational, carding a... + continue reading

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Mackenzie Rutledge and Haleigh Gurley won first and second respectively in the JV girls singles division.

03/18/2017
The Canton tennis team continued its spring season March 7 and March 9, staying in county to take on programs from Alba-Golden, Edgewood, Mount Pleasant, Rains, Rowlett, Troup and Winnsboro in Edgewood.Coach Glenn Neal stated, “The tennis players from Canton have started playing and are showing the drive, effort, attitude and desire we have come... + continue reading

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Canton, Texas educators with the Association of Texas Professional Educators attend “ATPE at the Capitol” formerly known as ATPE Lobby Day

03/20/2017
03/01/2017

Sports

The Sneaky Cleats team and coaches.

03/26/2017
Sneaky Cleats 04-Pride, a 12U fast pitch select team based out of Canton brought home the gold this past weekend in their first spring tournament held at the Luck of the Irish FASA tournament held at... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

The Canton tennis team stayed busy over the course of spring break, participating in this year’s Jerry Slayton Tournament in Van March 17.

03/25/2017
The Canton Eagle tennis team stayed in county over this year's Spring Break, traveling to Van March 17 to compete in the annual Jerry Slayton Invitational.Canton's doubles teams enjoyed an excellent... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

Eaglette shortstop Kylie Floyd tags out Wills Point counterpart Alexis Mosley on a stolen base attempt.

03/24/17

Photo by David Kapitan

Zach Brown helped put the Canton Eagles up for good in their game against Tyler Chapel Hill March 14, driving in three with a home run to right in a 7-6 win.

03/23/17

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The Canton Eaglette golf tournament of Kenley Nixon, Emily Watson, Julie Bass and Mila Harrison hit the links for the final time before the annual CHS Invitational March 21 at the Lindale Invitational March 9.

03/18/17

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Mackenzie Rutledge and Haleigh Gurley won first and second respectively in the JV girls singles division.

03/18/17

Columns

03/27/2017
Feb. 23, 1961: Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Pruitt will be honored at open house Sunday, Feb. 26, at their home in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Pruitt was born in New Marker, Ala. and came... + continue reading
03/22/2017
March 16, 1961-Tires Stolen Last Thursday Morning in Grand Saline – Theft of 14 large truck tires was reported to County authorities by C&R trucking firm of Grand Saline last Thursday morning... + continue reading

Lifestyle

03/26/2017
A few months ago we introduced you to our little Alicia, a deaf heeler mix.  She was adopted by a lady in Tyler, but had to come back because she didn't get on well with the other dogs in the... + continue reading

Brandy Cockerham and David Fisher Sr.

03/25/2017
Brandy Erin Cockerham, a medical laboratory technician at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital at Kaufman, is to be married to David Christopher Fisher Sr., a master carpenter and foreman at Lawrence... + continue reading