Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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 The Canton Eagles got their first taste of District 7-4A action last week, hitting the road to take on the Brownsboro Bears. The Eagles and Bears had met each of the past two seasons in non-... + continue reading

The Canton varsity boys cross country team placed third at the District 14-4A Meet, qualifying to race again at the Regional Cross Country Meet in Grand Prairie.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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 Varsity and junior varsity runners representing Athens, Brownsboro, Canton, Mabank, Van and Wills Point made their way to the First Monday parking grounds Oct. 9 to compete in this year’s... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Matt Fisk is a big man, in stature, in commitment to our country, and in dedication to the cause of helping homeless veterans.  Matt, a 16-year Army Veteran, has waged war against his own post... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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 The Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers to anticipate an uptick in IRS imposter calls this month. An East Texas consumer contacted BBB and reported over $27,000 was given to an... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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“It was His love that kept me going,” said Joyce Gassiott, on remembering the summer of 2011, the year of a monumental personal journey both physical and spiritual.After a midst of great loss in her... + continue reading

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10/23/2018
 Services for Adam Kyle McClaran, 27, of Forney were held Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.  He passed away on Sept. 28, 2018. He was born on Dec. 29, 1989, in Mesquite.  He is survived by his father, Steve McClaran; mother, Nancy Kee; sisters, Amanda, Jill, Mallory,... + continue reading
10/23/2018
  Directed by Lee Shults. It’s show time at Edom Civic Theatre. Make your reservations for the last production of 2018, Nov. 9-10. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m. In this outrageously funny comedy, the newly formed town consisting of four... + continue reading

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10/23/2018
 With help from the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial aluminum can collection program, VZC Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Sandra Plaster is trying to help juveniles she comes across in her courtroom to make better decisions for their lives.Plaster held a follow-up hearing Oct. 10 in her courtroom for three juvenile males who were arrested in... + continue reading
10/09/2018
  Last week, a Van Zandt County jury handed down an 80-year sentence to a Grand Saline man after convicting him of evading from the police and possessing methamphetamine. The conviction stemmed from events that occurred on April 4, 2015 around 10:30 p.m. when Precinct 1 Constable Mickey Henson attempted to stop a white Chevrolet van with... + continue reading
10/09/2018
The Canton Eaglettes tallied two more wins in District 14-4A play last week, strengthening their grip on a potential playoff position with just seven games left to play in the regular season. The Eaglettes opened last week at home, playing host to the Brownsboro Bearettes Sept. 25. Canton and Brownsboro played twice in 2017 with each team earning... + continue reading
10/09/2018
 The Canton Eagles earned the bounceback win they needed last week, putting the missteps and defensive miscues they suffered in a surprising loss to Mabank far in the rearview with a 33-14 win over the visiting Quinlan Ford Panthers Sept. 28 at Norris Birdwell Stadium. Prior to kickoff, Canton held its annual homecoming festivities including... + continue reading

The Canton varsity boys team took home of Jonathan Bourquin, Matthew Hook, Garrett Stapleton, Trent McCarver, Wilson Null and Kevin Nixon won the team championship at the YWAM Invitational.

10/09/2018
The Canton Running Eagles stayed close to home last week, running at the Van Youth With a Mission Invitational Sept. 29. The varsity boys won the meet and Jonathan Bourquin won first place individually in a time of 17:31.  Matthew Hook was third in 18:12, Garrett Stapleton sixth in 18:18, Trent McCarver 14th in 19:08, Wilson Null 15th in 19:... + continue reading

Sports

10/23/2018
 The Canton Eagles got their first taste of District 7-4A action last week, hitting the road to take on the Brownsboro Bears. The Eagles and Bears had met each of the past two seasons in non-... + continue reading

The Canton varsity boys cross country team placed third at the District 14-4A Meet, qualifying to race again at the Regional Cross Country Meet in Grand Prairie.

10/23/2018
 Varsity and junior varsity runners representing Athens, Brownsboro, Canton, Mabank, Van and Wills Point made their way to the First Monday parking grounds Oct. 9 to compete in this year’s... + continue reading

The Canton varsity boys team took home of Jonathan Bourquin, Matthew Hook, Garrett Stapleton, Trent McCarver, Wilson Null and Kevin Nixon won the team championship at the YWAM Invitational.

10/09/18

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The Canton Eaglettes will start their bid for a second consecutive Class 4A playoff berth this week when they open District 14-4A play on the road against the Mabank Lady Panthers Sept. 21.

09/24/18

Photo by David Kapitan

Senior quarterback McGwire Martin stiff arms a Mt. Vernon defender to the ground during the Eagles 29-28 come from behind win.

09/24/18

Columns

10/09/2018
I started working at Van Zandt Newspapers in mid-2013, setting my proofreading skills on what was then all the copy that went into the paper. My efforts helped a little, but I distinctly remember... + continue reading
10/09/2018
   CANTON HERALD: October 4, 1962-Cool weather is still with us. Another rain fell in part of the county on Tuesday, Sept. 25. It measures 3 inches in Canton. The most Ben Wheeler and... + continue reading

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09/24/2018
 September 4North/South, first, Kay Mitchell and Ann Bennett; second, JoAnn Parten and Nelda Avent; third, Mary Lawrence and Joy Scallan.East/West first, Betty Wilkinson and Mary Priest; second... + continue reading
08/30/2018
Members of the Canton Fire Department are set to kick off the fire fighter’s annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) find urgently needed treatments... + continue reading