Blayne Clower brought home the winning run during Canton’s bi-district round opening 4-2 win over Atlanta May 2, drawing a bases loaded sixth inning walk to score Colbey Johnson.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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The Canton Eagles got a jump on the rest of Van Zandt County playoff qualifiers, opening their best-of-three bi-district round playoff series with Atlanta May 2. Canton came away victorious in the... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Canton Elementary Student Council members for the month of May are Cooper Hall, Dallas Peel, Cort Ray, Cole Peiser, Jorge Navarro, Sydney Reiser, Kenlee Wright and Isabella Doud. + continue reading
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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Drums, fans, beautiful dresses and unusual music were the highlights of the Wednesday Study Club meeting April 25 that featured a program on Korean dance.The program, presented by club member Chin... + continue reading

Canton’s Tristan Nelson, pictured with Coach Paige Lloyd, carded scores of 77 and 73 to finish third place individually at the Region II Golf Tournament. With his finish, Nelson qualified to compete at the 4A State Golf Tournament May 14-15.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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  The Canton boys golf team completed their season April 23-24 at the Region II Golf Tournament at Van Zandt Country Club. After two days of competition, the CHS boys golf team finished in... + continue reading

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Eaglette outfielder Baylee Sanders started in game one of Canton's best-of-three series against the Lady Leopards, going 1/2 with a single.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
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   The Canton Eaglettes traveled to Longview last week, taking on District 14-4A runner-up Liberty-Eylau in the bi-district round of the playoffs April 26-27. Despite a game effort,... + continue reading

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05/15/2018
  Following a presentation by Van Zandt County Librarian Susie Pulley, the VZC Commissioners Court approved the annual library report May 2.VZC Pct. 2 Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. presided over the meeting in the absence of VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick, who was out... + continue reading
05/15/2018
All incoming third grade students that are currently enrolled at Canton Elementary or incoming fourth and fifth grade students that are currently enrolled at Canton Intermediate School will automatically roll over and be added to a class list for the 2018-‘19 school year.... + continue reading

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The Canton Eagles are scheduled to open their playoff run this week, taking on District 14-4A fourth seed Atlanta in the bi-district round.

05/03/2018
  The Canton Eagles have had little to play for in recent weeks, easily outpacing second place Van in District 13-4A play by four games to coast into the postseason with a sterling 24-2 record overall. Things will change this week with the Eagles slated to take on Atlanta in a best-of-three bi-district round playoff series May 2, 4. Game... + continue reading
05/03/2018
 The Canton senior boys basketball team finished in third place at the National Little Dribblers Tournament in Franklin, Texas April 18-21. Canton competed against other qualifying teams from across the state at the event. Team members include Colton Whitehead, Trey Grier, KD Erskine, Chantson Prox, JaBraylon Pickens, Caleb Guy, Jaden Brown,... + continue reading
05/03/2018
  The i20 Dodge dealership was one of the most photographed places hit by the April 2017 tornadoes. The dealership is located on 15710 I-20 Frontage Road, a unique spot for a vehicle dealership to sell Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles and all makes and models of pre-owned vehicles.  The grand showroom and service area of the... + continue reading
05/03/2018
   On April 30, 2017, Virginia Sides stood on her pea farm and surveyed what remained of the Sides Pea Farm on Farm-to-Market 2909 in Van Zandt County after a slew of tornadoes wiped out everything on the property. Since 1957, Sides Pea Farm has been a staple in Van Zandt County, growing fresh produce and remaining a constant... + continue reading
04/10/2018
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 501 (c) 3 charity in hopes of helping to get a service dog for a deserving veteran. First place winner in chili was Jennifer Crick from Garland;... + continue reading

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Blayne Clower brought home the winning run during Canton’s bi-district round opening 4-2 win over Atlanta May 2, drawing a bases loaded sixth inning walk to score Colbey Johnson.

05/15/2018
The Canton Eagles got a jump on the rest of Van Zandt County playoff qualifiers, opening their best-of-three bi-district round playoff series with Atlanta May 2. Canton came away victorious in the... + continue reading
05/15/2018
Drums, fans, beautiful dresses and unusual music were the highlights of the Wednesday Study Club meeting April 25 that featured a program on Korean dance.The program, presented by club member Chin... + continue reading

Canton’s Tristan Nelson, pictured with Coach Paige Lloyd, carded scores of 77 and 73 to finish third place individually at the Region II Golf Tournament. With his finish, Nelson qualified to compete at the 4A State Golf Tournament May 14-15.

05/03/18

Photo by David Kapitan
Eaglette outfielder Baylee Sanders started in game one of Canton's best-of-three series against the Lady Leopards, going 1/2 with a single.

05/03/18

Photo by David Kapitan

The Canton Eagles are scheduled to open their playoff run this week, taking on District 14-4A fourth seed Atlanta in the bi-district round.

05/03/18

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.

04/10/18

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05/15/2018
We are getting older and there are more of us out here than ever before. For the last 55 years, the U.S. and Texas government agencies recognize May as Older Americans Month (OAM,) which is something... + continue reading
05/03/2018
 CANTON HERALD: May 3, 1962- The First Baptist Church of Ben Wheeler will hold a groundbreaking service. The church has been planning to build a new church building for several months. The old... + continue reading

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05/15/2018
  Following a presentation by Van Zandt County Librarian Susie Pulley, the VZC Commissioners Court approved the annual library report May 2.VZC Pct. 2 Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr.... + continue reading
05/03/2018
Sheriff Dale Corbett and officers of the VZC Sheriff’s Department were present to witness the department’s K-9 Officer Rico receive a ballistic vest. The vest was donated by Creative Casting. The... + continue reading