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Preparing to load and unload meals for the Meals on Wheels Ministry in Canton are left to right, Bob Summit, on-site coordinator in Canton, Billy Foster and Hank Stuth.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
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What began as a ministry in the First United Methodist Church in Canton has grown to a local and county-wide service operating out of the Senior Citizens building downtown.The Meals on Wheels... + continue reading

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Junior post Yabdiel Crespo, shown making a shot against the Wills Point Tigers earlier this season, will be one of several underclassmen expected to return to the fold for an improving Canton Eagles team in 2017-’18.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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The Canton Eagles entered their Valentine’s Day showdown against Mabank with plenty on the line, needing some combination of a win and Vandal loss, win and Vandal win or loss and Vandal loss to... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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If those views of brown lawns and shriveled blower beds are causing a case of the winter doldrums, local horticultural experts say there’s nothing for it but to aim for a green infusion indoors with... + continue reading

Sheriff Dale Corbett, Bobby Harvey, Mary Harvey, Ginger Carson, Joe Carson and Gary Ross

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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A meeting of the Van Zandt County Precinct Watch Program was held at Callender Lake Feb. 9, with 34 members and nine guests attending for the Precinct 4 monthly meeting.Among the guests attending... + continue reading

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Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Canton JV green girls basketball team completed their season last Friday with a win at Wills Point. The girls demonstrated Eaglette pride and grit all season. The girls finished with a 25 - 2... + continue reading

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02/24/2017
The Canton Eaglettes continued to get their legs under them during the early stages of the 2017 softball season, traveling to Gladewater Feb. 17 for a meeting against the Bears. Canton more than held its own in the contest, scoring multiple runs in four innings overall en... + continue reading
02/24/2017
Maucieri obtains new officeWith the appointment of Dan Maucieri as the Van Zandt County Human Resources Director, commissioners were faced with the problem of finding room in the already packed courthouse for another office.  The suggestion of adding a human resources... + continue reading

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02/18/2017
Jay Horton with and his daughter Payton took part in Kid Fish Day activities at the annual Kid Fish Day Feb. 11.For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Canton Herald or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.  + continue reading

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Mattie Tullos puts in two points over Wills Point’s Dawn Smith (24) during the District 13-4A finale.

02/17/2017
The Canton Eaglettes were in action twice over the past week, wrapping district play with a road game in Wills Point before taking on the Athens Lady Rabbits in the bi-district round of the playoffs.Canton took care of business during their contest against the Lady Tigers Feb. 7, playing the role of spoiler in a 55-16 win over Wills Point’s Senior... + continue reading

Canton ISD Superintendent Jay Tullos discusses several issues related to education as he served as the guest speaker Feb. 13 at the monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Tea Party. Tullos went over his personal views and opinions on such topics as the A-F accountability system and the voucher system, two issues that are currently being discussed by the Texas Legislature in Austin.

02/17/2017
Canton ISD Superintendent Jay Tullos shared his personal thoughts and opinions on issues related to public education as the guest speaker at the Feb. 13 meeting of the Van Zandt County TEA Party held at the Canton Church of Christ.“What I say tonight are my personal opinions and beliefs,” said Tullos. “If I say something you like or dislike, let... + continue reading

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Canton’s McGwire Martin fires up a jumper of the Wills Point defense during the second meeting of the season between the Eagles and Tigers. 

02/16/2017
The Canton Eagles kept themselves in the conversation as the potential last playoff seed coming out of District 13-4A, splitting games against Wills Point and Emory.Two fired up fan bases made their way to Wills Point Feb. 7 for the second meeting of the year between the Tigers and Canton Eagles. The second meeting between the two long term rivals... + continue reading

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02/16/2017
Around the early 1900s, Canton’s Brown & Couch Livery and Feed was a booming business. Couch, far right, is holding the black horse. A livery stable was a place for horse owners to pay a weekly or monthly fee for the upkeep and care of their horses by the stable. For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Canton Herald or pick up a copy... + continue reading

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The CHS Bachelors in Black

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02/24/2017
The Canton Eaglettes continued to get their legs under them during the early stages of the 2017 softball season, traveling to Gladewater Feb. 17 for a meeting against the Bears. Canton more than held... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

Junior post Yabdiel Crespo, shown making a shot against the Wills Point Tigers earlier this season, will be one of several underclassmen expected to return to the fold for an improving Canton Eagles team in 2017-’18.

02/23/2017
The Canton Eagles entered their Valentine’s Day showdown against Mabank with plenty on the line, needing some combination of a win and Vandal loss, win and Vandal win or loss and Vandal loss to... + continue reading

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02/18/17

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Mattie Tullos puts in two points over Wills Point’s Dawn Smith (24) during the District 13-4A finale.

02/17/17

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Canton’s McGwire Martin fires up a jumper of the Wills Point defense during the second meeting of the season between the Eagles and Tigers. 

02/16/17

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02/21/2017
Feb. 16, 1961- The Canton A team girls won District, Thursday night, Feb. 9 when they defeated the Winnsboro girls. The Eagles will now play for by district. The team has played wonderfully well up... + continue reading
02/20/2017
February is Black History Month. It was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926. Dr. Woodson was the son of a runaway slave and later earned a PHD from Harvard University. Black History Month... + continue reading

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02/15/2017
3D Angus Farms, Ben Wheeler, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.The American Angus... + continue reading

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02/14/2017
On Jan. 4, the Canton Lions Club welcomed Tammy Lenamond, Julie Moorman and Ricky Parker from Country Place Senior Living.  They shared all the different services and activities provided at... + continue reading

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