Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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What a beautiful day it was here on The Mountain, in Canton during the 19th annual CASI sanctioned chili cook-off.  Therapy Dogs of Van Zandt County raised some much-needed funds for their... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Posted by Canton1
  “The message of never forgetting and standing up against anti-Semitism is more important today than any time in the last 30 years,” Simon Wellner said in a conversation with Van Zandt... + continue reading
Monday, March 5, 2018
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 Vera, Texas- If you’ve never visited the “Cedar Breaks” county of north Texas up in Knox County, you have missed some of the most spectacular views that Texas has to offer; also some of the... + continue reading

Canton players, coaches and fans erupt after Hannah Manry knocked down a game-tying three-point field goal as time expired to send the Area round game against Henderson into overtime.

Monday, February 26, 2018
Posted by Canton1
  The Canton Eaglettes showed no shortage of grit throughout the 2017-'18 season, battling their way to a 30-6 record overall and a 9th place ranking among all 4A teams in the most recent... + continue reading
Monday, February 26, 2018
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Canton Elementary School second grade students Deon Dekkers, Zane Readdy, Ellie Wilkerson and Annie *** made a special presentation to the school board which highlighted special goals the students... + continue reading

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04/10/2018
 Children at Storytime went on an imaginary trip to the zoo with Mrs. Rhonda at the Van Zandt County Library. Mrs. Rhonda read "The Moose that Says Moooooooooo", by Jennifer Hamburg , "Pardon Said The Giraffe", by Colin West and "Elmer" by David McKee.Afterward... + continue reading
04/10/2018
 The annual April in Edom Old-Fashioned Fold and Street Fair will be held April 21-22 in Edom at the intersection of Highways 279 and 314. “Plan a weekend of fun for your whole family, including pets, with 80 vendors selling hand-made and vintage items, pet parades and... + continue reading

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02/26/2018
   Canton Elementary Student Council Members for February were top row, Myah Huson, Austin Giles, Austin Scallions, Bailey Sheppard; and bottom row, Joshua Sanders, Lillian Gracia, Jentry Jones and Katey Whaley. + continue reading
02/14/2018
The Canton Eagles entered play last week with their back against the wall, desperately needing wins to put themselves back in the hunt for a playoff berth with just three games remaining in District 13-4A play. Canton would deliver arguably its two best showings of district play against Wills Point and Emory Rains, avenging an earlier loss against... + continue reading
02/14/2018
 CASA for Kids of East Texas held a 294th Judicial Court candidate forum Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Silver Spur Resort in Canton. Judicial court candidates Tina Brumbelow, Chris Martin and Randy McDonald participated in the forum.Assistant Program Director for CASA Joni Lunsford said the purpose of the forum was to “learn more about each candidate... + continue reading
02/06/2018
 Canton took two more steps forward in their quest to finish district play with a perfect record last week, picking up wins over both the Van Lady Vandals and Brownsboro Bearettes to improve to 28-6 overall including 9-0 in District 13-4A.The Eaglettes, ranked ninth overall among all 4A teams in the state according to the latest Texas... + continue reading
02/06/2018
Canton Elementary School celebrated its 100th day of school Friday, Feb. 2. Students were encouraged to dress as a 100-year old person or wear a special shirt with ‘100 things’ as a way to symbolize the importance of the landmark in the school year.Children dressed as the elderly lined up neatly for class before the morning rituals, with hair... + continue reading

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The Canton Eagles have been unbeatable over the past two district campaigns, improving to a perfect 14-0 in 2017 and 2018 combined with wins over Van and Brownsboro last week.

04/10/2018
   The Canton Eagles continued to roll through district play in impressive fashion, continuing the dominance they showcased back in 2017 by opening District with a perfect 4-0 record... + continue reading
03/05/2018
The Canton Eaglettes were finally able to return to the field this week, overcoming both the wet weather that has caused delays and cancellations for teams all across East Texas and the Gladewater... + continue reading

Canton players, coaches and fans erupt after Hannah Manry knocked down a game-tying three-point field goal as time expired to send the Area round game against Henderson into overtime.

02/26/18

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04/10/2018
  Van Zandt County Genealogy & Local History Library250 E. Groves St. Suite 2Canton, TX. 75103 CANTON HERALD: April 12, 1962- Stewart Insurance Agency in Grand Saline was robbed... + continue reading
04/10/2018
  ---* Don't throw toads out of your garden! There's hardly a better pest-control method than these good old-fashioned bug eaters. Toads can eat hundreds of bugs a week, and they don't cost... + continue reading

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04/10/2018
 Children at Storytime went on an imaginary trip to the zoo with Mrs. Rhonda at the Van Zandt County Library. Mrs. Rhonda read "The Moose that Says Moooooooooo", by Jennifer Hamburg , "... + continue reading
04/10/2018
 The Canton Quilting Guild will meet April 16 at the Canton Senior Center. There will be a morning sewing session beginning about 9:30 a.m. Various craft projects will be presented during this... + continue reading