Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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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... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Posted by Canton1
 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... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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 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... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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 During the Jan. 22 Canton City Council meeting, council members and a few citizens weighed in on whether to allow the sale of beer and wine on First Monday grounds.After hearing rounds of... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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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... + continue reading

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02/14/2018
The Canton Eaglettes added yet another accomplishment to what has already been a stellar season on the hardwood this week, capitalizing on a shut down defensive effort to top the Paris North Lamar Pantherettes 37-19 in bi-district round action Feb. 12.First quarter play... + continue reading
02/14/2018
   The Canton High School Class of 1978 will hold their 40-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at Mill Creek Ranch ResortAccording to event organizers, addresses of classmates are still needed. For details, contact Billy Jack Barrentine at... + continue reading

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01/10/2018
Melisa Pullins calls herself a “front porch lover, organic food grower, dog momma of six, chicken hugger, vegetarian and a dreamer of big dreams,” while living on her farm in Canton off State Highway 243.  Spurred by a desire to leave big-city living behind, Melisa and her husband moved from Arizona four years ago. “It was kind of like a... + continue reading
12/14/2017
 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 Zandt County’s ‘Favorite City Employee’ for four consecutive years and a City of Canton employee as she heads into retirement.Ragsdale has been working... + continue reading
12/11/2017
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 Newspapers received a call earlier this week asking for the word to be put out to Van Zandt County residents that the show is looking for people with... + continue reading
11/29/2017
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 birthed from a what Greer called “a final project of the Hillcrest Cemetery Restoration Project,” that would identify long-forgotten people buried in... + continue reading
11/29/2017
The Canton City Council approved moving the recycling bin to city property near the Canton Civic Center Nov. 21. The new location is off of Flea Market Road (the road to the Civic Center) on the left side before coming to the Civic Center, across from Deen’s RV Park. The drive for the recycling bin is edged with orange barrels. There will not be a... + continue reading

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02/14/2018
The Canton Eaglettes added yet another accomplishment to what has already been a stellar season on the hardwood this week, capitalizing on a shut down defensive effort to top the Paris North Lamar... + 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... + continue reading

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02/06/2018
 In the old days before we had cars, farmers were warned to not put the cart before the horse. Slick salesmen were selling gullible farmers fancy carts that the horses could not pull.History... + continue reading
02/06/2018
  As the Disaster Guy, I’m often asked if I have any predictions for the future. The answer? If I knew what the future will be, I’d prepare specifically for that.The December 1900 issue of... + continue reading

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02/14/2018
   The Canton High School Class of 1978 will hold their 40-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at Mill Creek Ranch ResortAccording to event organizers, addresses of... + continue reading
02/14/2018
 The monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will be held at2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Van Zandt County Library, 317 First Monday Lane in Canton. Neches River Chapter... + continue reading