Thursday, December 14, 2017
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 For 30 years, Rita Ragsdale has been the face of Canton, greeting City of Canton residents and visitors who come to Canton City Hall.On Dec. 15, Ragsdale will mark and end to her time as Van... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
Posted by Canton1
Press release from Dainell Land, Treasurer for James Spradling “I am James Spradling and I am running for Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 because: the voters of Precinct 2 deserve a voice in who... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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Press release from Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. “I am grateful and honored to have the opportunity to serve the citizens of  Precinct 2. I am announcing my candidacy for re-election as... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
Posted by Canton1
American Pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are longtime "pickers" or as they call themselves "modern day archaeologists,” and are currently searching for their next location to ‘pick.’Van Zandt... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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It was a healthy dose of curiosity that spurred Lawrence Greer to begin researching the lives of people buried in the Canton Hillcrest Cemetery.A “most time-consuming, yet fascinating,” project was... + continue reading

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12/11/2017
Bolin, Harris in concert at Lakeside Baptist STAFF REPORTSeditor@vanzandtnews.com John Bolin and Joy Harris will present, “Forever Christmas” at Lakeside Baptist Church in Canton at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17.John and Joy grew up in Canton while their father was Minister... + continue reading
12/11/2017
Gabe Beverly, 10, shot an 8- point buck this hunting season. He was hunting with his dad, Gregg Beverly, and his PawPaw Glenn Beverly. + continue reading

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11/08/2017
The Mighty Canton Band has just finished their contest portion of their season with great success once again. The band competed at the Mesquite Marching Festival and received 1st divisions and Outstanding Winds on Oct. 7. That same day the band went to Festival on the Lake in Little Elm, making it into finals and finishing in eighth place, as well... + continue reading
11/08/2017
Hope Pregnancy Center of Canton and its supporters came together Oct. 7 at the Canton Civic Center for a night of celebration at the annual fundraiser banquet. The theme for the night was “Grace Wins Every Time” and was inspired by the scripture verse, Hebrews 4:16. Buttermilks of Canton catered a meal for the banquet guests.The night’s master of... + continue reading
10/30/2017
The Old City Lake of Canton is in “pretty bad condition,” according to Assistant City Manager Andy Wolfe who presented findings to the Canton City Council Oct. 17. Wolfe said there were two main problems with the lake, an invasion of American Lotus plants and hydrilla verticillate, an aquatic weed.The American Lotus has overtaken a majority of the... + continue reading
10/30/2017
The Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas Report was released by Canton ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Jay Tullos during the Oct. 16 Canton ISD school board meeting, with the district receiving a Superior Achievement rating.The district scored 94 points out of a possible 60, with points being taken away for two indicators including... + continue reading
10/30/2017
At 410 Etheridge Rd. in Canton, John and Kimberly Kroha along with their daughter, Caroline, host one of the prime Halloween and Christmas events in Canton, The Light Show on Etheridge Road.Since 2012, the Krohas have held a light show during the holidays at their home, which includes themed decorations beginning Oct.1 until Halloween and then... + continue reading

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11/29/2017
With every District 6-4A team officially eliminated from playoff contention, district coaches released their list of Superlative and All-District honorees for the 2017 season.Canton, second-place... + continue reading
11/29/2017
The Canton Eaglettes picked up a hard-fought win at home last week, entering the Thanksgiving holiday on a high note by topping Mt. Vernon 34-28 Nov. 20.Offense was a struggle for both teams... + continue reading

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12/11/2017
 The Inspired Cook Easy, delicious holiday breakfast recipe                For those of you expecting to have... + continue reading
11/29/2017
Does your family have traditions that you follow? Passing on family traditions helps to bond the generations together, creating an intense closeness and a depth of understanding unlike any other.... + continue reading

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12/11/2017
Gabe Beverly, 10, shot an 8- point buck this hunting season. He was hunting with his dad, Gregg Beverly, and his PawPaw Glenn Beverly. + continue reading
12/11/2017
The regular meeting of the Wednesday Study Club was held at the Blackwell House Nov. 15.President Lisa Goode opened the meeting. Hostesses were Marilyn Brockman, Mary Ann Eblen and Delores Anderson.... + continue reading