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Justin Burk draws up a play during the fourth quarter of Canton’s 55-41 win over Life Oak Cliff at the Shellnutt Invitational Tournament.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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The Canton Eagles were kept plenty busy over the past week, hitting the court four times overall with a home game against Bullard Nov. 27 and a trip to Edgewood Nov. 29-Dec. 1 for the 52nd annual... + continue reading

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Friends, family and the VZC Library Advisory Board and Friends of the Library threw VZC Library Director Susie Pulley a surprise party Nov. 29.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Posted by Canton Herald
Decked out in hot pink T-shirts with “Team Susie,” emblazoned on the front, friends and family of Van Zandt County Library Director Susie Pulley came together to throw a surprise party at the VZC... + continue reading

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Thursday, December 6, 2018
Posted by Canton Herald
Canton will see a new option for take out when Panda Express opens its doors in Spring 2019.  The restaurant will be along the Interstate 20 frontage road, where Burger King was at previously.... + continue reading

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Thursday, December 6, 2018
Posted by Canton Herald
A structure fire in the 1200 block of Woodland Street in Canton brought the Canton Fire Department, South Van Zandt and Whitton Volunteer Fire Department on scene to extinguish the blaze. The fire... + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglettes went a perfect 5-0 at the Hornet Invitational Tournament in Athens last week, outscoring opponents by an average of 18 points per game en route to the championship.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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The Canton Eaglettes, ranked 8th overall among all 4A teams in the state according to the most recent Texas Girls Coaches Association Weekly Rankings, continued to impress last week, going a perfect... + continue reading

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12/06/2018
The Canton basketball program enjoyed a breakout day on the court against Bullard with all three high school teams, the varsity, JV and freshman, all earning wins over the Panthers Nov. 27.Canton's freshman squad opened the sweep of Bullard in impressive fashion, riding a... + continue reading
12/06/2018
The Canton JV Green basketball team is still a work in progress and a lot of fun to watch. They are an unselfish group of girls that are willing to do whatever it takes for the team to succeed.The girls finished up this past weekend at the LaPoynor JV Basketball Tournament... + continue reading

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11/29/2018
Chairman of the VZC Veterans Memorial Board Ron Carroll accepts a $650 check from Kelly Chastain. Chastain is the owner of Boot Hill Restaurant and Dockside Cottages located on the top of the Hill across from Canton Trade Days. Chastain’s business has been collecting donations in a boot located on her counter from all her patrons which began... + continue reading

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Judge Sandra Plaster with veterinarians and SPCA employees after awarding a warrant for the seizure of animals due to abuse in Van Zandt County.

11/29/2018
Van Zandt County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Sandra Plaster has been busy as of late hearing animal seizure cases with a case scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30. In the first hearing held Nov. 20, Judge Plaster granted   warrant to the SPCA to seize approximately 75 live and 30 dead animals which included  dogs, cats, horses, goats,... + continue reading

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The current Worship Center at Lakeside Baptist Church where the 30th anniversary celebration will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.

11/29/2018
While there will be plenty of opportunity for Lakeside Baptist Church to take a look back, the focus of the 30th anniversary celebration at the church Sunday, Dec. 9, will be on looking at the future as well.“The 30th anniversary celebration of this church is a blessing of the Lord most of all because most new church starts do not make it,”... + continue reading
11/26/2018
In October, the Wednesday Study Club members traveled to Lindale to see the Lindale Community Theater’s mini-production of the off-Broadway hit “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” “The members thoroughly enjoyed the presentation based on the book by Ilene Beckerman,” said a club spokesperson.The five characters relate important events in their lives,... + continue reading

Quilt by Debbie McFatridge, Best of Show, hand quilted, Dear Jane

11/26/2018
  The 2018 Star Quilters Quilt show was considered a success. “there were lots of beautiful quilts and quilted items. The guild had a bazaar, silent auction, door prizes, vendors with lots of fabric, patterns, notions, and threads to start new projects. The embrodiery group from Tyler were our guests. Following is a list of winners from... + continue reading

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Photo by David Kapitan
Justin Burk draws up a play during the fourth quarter of Canton’s 55-41 win over Life Oak Cliff at the Shellnutt Invitational Tournament.

12/06/2018
The Canton Eagles were kept plenty busy over the past week, hitting the court four times overall with a home game against Bullard Nov. 27 and a trip to Edgewood Nov. 29-Dec. 1 for the 52nd annual... + continue reading

Courtesy photo
The Canton Eaglettes went a perfect 5-0 at the Hornet Invitational Tournament in Athens last week, outscoring opponents by an average of 18 points per game en route to the championship.

12/06/2018
The Canton Eaglettes, ranked 8th overall among all 4A teams in the state according to the most recent Texas Girls Coaches Association Weekly Rankings, continued to impress last week, going a perfect... + continue reading

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Canton’s JV Green team finished as runners-up of the LaPoynor Tournament last weekend, going 3-1 overall at the event, improving their season record to 11-1 in the process.

12/06/18

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Mattie Tullos raises up in the paint for a short jumper during Canton's game in Edgewood Nov. 20. The Eaglettes would pull away late in the contest, earning a hard-fought seven-point win over the Lady Dogs.

11/29/18

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12/06/2018
Energy is generated in a power plant. The power plant needs fuel to generate the energy that makes things go. This power plant could use coal, water, wind, sun, nuclear material or something else to... + continue reading
11/29/2018
Sometimes I think about the first person who was brave enough to eat a certain item.  For example, who figured out oysters were a dining option?  Yikes.  Or a chicken leg?  Or an... + continue reading

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11/29/2018
Chairman of the VZC Veterans Memorial Board Ron Carroll accepts a $650 check from Kelly Chastain. Chastain is the owner of Boot Hill Restaurant and Dockside Cottages located on the top of the Hill... + continue reading
11/26/2018
In October, the Wednesday Study Club members traveled to Lindale to see the Lindale Community Theater’s mini-production of the off-Broadway hit “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” “The members thoroughly... + continue reading