The June First Monday Trade Days market was held May 28-31 after a two-month hiatus due to concerns over the coronavirus. City officials could not pinpoint an exact number of people who attended, but stated that there were thousands in attendance.
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Pregistration for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students will be open May 27-June 1, 2020. Packets for registration can be found at www.cantonisd.net under the elementary tab. Registration packets are also available in yellow bins in front of the Canton Elementary School.
Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation naming May as Older Texans Month.
Funeral service for Norman Wade Miller, 79, of Canton, was held Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in the Chapel at Eubank Funeral Home. Bro. David Fortner officiated.
Services for Raburn Roseman, 84, of Grand Saline, were held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Bartley Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Smith officiating.
Harold David Norman was born Sep. 19, 1926, in Canton, and died peacefully of natural causes on May 22, 2020, at his home in Canton. He grew up in the Wallace Community with his parents, David and Hattie Norman, and his siblings Roy, Alvin, and Reedith Norman. He graduated from Canton High School in 1942. After serving in the US Navy and the Merchant Marines during World War II, he graduated from the University of Texas in Pharmacy with Honors in 1951.