Saturday, August 19, 2017
Posted by Canton1
Since July 19, 2014, the Church’s Chicken property in Canton has been shut down due to health code violations issued from the Texas Department of State Health Services and the City of Canton building... + continue reading
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Following a closed executive session Aug. 8, the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court named Sandra Plaster as the interim VZC Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace.Plaster will take over for Ronnie Daniell,... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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The Canton Eagle football and Eaglette volleyball teams continued to grind away this week, working towards the start of their respective regular season with two-a-day workouts Aug. 7.The Eaglettes,... + continue reading
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Posted by Canton1
On April 29, our county was changed forever by a series of tornadoes. In their aftermath, many generous people have given money, time and materials to restore our neighbor’s lives. The storms took... + continue reading
Friday, August 11, 2017
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Canton Mighty Eagle Band kicks off year The Canton Mighty Eagle Band is now in full swing, preparing for the upcoming 2017-’18 school year with their new 2017 marching show entitled “Shades of... + continue reading

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08/18/2017
Aug. 18, 2017, will mark 40 years since the first Free State Bluegrass Music Festival was held in Canton. The festival was started by three friends and musicians who loved to play bluegrass music. Dell Washer, T.J. Rogers and Jim Fuller had played at many bluegrass events... + continue reading
08/14/2017
July 25North/South, first, Evelyn Schmidt and Mary Lawrence; second, Rachel Lee and Patsy Gordon; third,Nelda Avent and JoAnn Parten.East/West, first, Rosemary Mize and Mary Priest; second, Ann Bennett and Barbara Bradford; third,Ursula Brooks and Betty Wilkinson.August... + continue reading

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08/09/2017
No injuries were reported following a report of a three-year old boy falling into a water well Saturday morning in Van.The Van Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for assistance but when they arrived on the scene, the young boy’s grandfather had already pulled him out of the water well.To read the full article, subscribe to the Canton... + continue reading
08/07/2017
There is a sign on the wall in Van Zandt County Auditor Freddy Thomas’ office that reads, “I’m the Auditor, Not a Magician.”Those words may very well describe the challenges that Thomas faces as he continues working with VZC officials on the fiscal year 2018 budget for the county.“The frustrating part of this process is that we have not been able... + continue reading
08/03/2017
Coach Liz Ramsey and the Canton Eaglette volleyball program enjoyed the highest of highs and the lowest of lows over the past two seasons, going from a team that won a district championship in 2015 to one that missed the playoffs entirely in 2016. Those growing pains were to be expected, however, due largely to the exodus of eight senior players... + continue reading
07/31/2017
The Canton FFA Chapter was recognized as a gold-level chapter for the esteemed Golden Horizon award in the multi-teacher division at the 89th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 10-14 in Corpus Christi.The gold-level Golden Horizon award is the highest state rating to be bestowed upon a Texas FFA chapter. Golden Horizon award selection is... + continue reading
07/27/2017
The Canton City Council met July 18, and approved a proposal from the Canton Economic Development Corporation for consulting and business recruiting services.The council approved the CEDC to spend $7,500 to engage in consulting services with Retail Attractions, Inc. The fee would include hands-on recruitment services.The recruiting services would... + continue reading

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08/15/2017
The Canton Eagle football and Eaglette volleyball teams continued to grind away this week, working towards the start of their respective regular season with two-a-day workouts Aug. 7.The Eaglettes,... + continue reading
08/03/2017
Coach Liz Ramsey and the Canton Eaglette volleyball program enjoyed the highest of highs and the lowest of lows over the past two seasons, going from a team that won a district championship in 2015... + continue reading

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08/16/2017
Most gardens produce an overabundance of vegetables each year, leaving gardeners wondering what to do with it all. Many people freeze or can their harvests while others eat what they can and give... + continue reading
08/07/2017
Canton Herald-Aug. 3, 1961:The Van Zandt County Genealogy and Local History Library try to preserve all the information we possibly can by archiving the Newspapers.Sometimes, however, things get lost... + continue reading

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08/14/2017
July 25North/South, first, Evelyn Schmidt and Mary Lawrence; second, Rachel Lee and Patsy Gordon; third,Nelda Avent and JoAnn Parten.East/West, first, Rosemary Mize and Mary Priest; second, Ann... + continue reading
08/08/2017
Storytime at Van Zandt County Library was all about birthday’s this week. Mrs. Rhonda read fun stories about celebrating. Storytime will not meet in August but will resume at 10 a.m. on Fridays in... + continue reading
07/25/17

Peoples Communication received a photo from Cary Hilliard for supporting the VZC Veterans Memorial.

07/21/17