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Van Zandt County 4-H members top left Mackenzie Krailo, Maddison Alexander and front row Addison Alexander.

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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The Van Zandt County 4-H members recently traveled to North Central Texas College in Gainesville where they competed at the District 4  4-H Roundup. Members competed in numerous events... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Today, I hosted a small business roundtable with a diverse cross-section of business owners in Van Zandt County. As tax day looms large in the minds of all Americans, today’s conversation centered on... + continue reading

Second graders Cooper Dolive and Lucas Gebert led the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance, respectively, at the March school board meeting.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Posted by Canton1
Canton ISD School Board trustees approved a $147,892 contract for a video monitoring system that will be used on all four campuses of the district.During the April 17 meeting, district trustees... + continue reading

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Freshman Sophie Welty won first place overall in the 300 hurdles with a time of 48.27, and finished second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.41.

Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Track and field teams from Canton, Van and Wills Point all faced their biggest tests of the season April 12-13, traveling to Rains High School to compete in this year’s District 13-4A Meet. Outside... + continue reading
Sunday, April 23, 2017
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The Canton Lions Club held their 85th Anniversary event on Saturday, March 25, at Manna and Grace Bible Fellowship Church.The focus of the event was how the Canton Lions Club has benefited the... + continue reading

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04/26/2017
A meeting for parents of second graders at Canton Intermediate School has been scheduled. “In order to help make the transition to CIS as smooth as possible, we are going to have an informative 2nd grade parent meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3,in the Canton... + continue reading
04/26/2017
The 7th annual Scott Westfall Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, May 7 at Twin Lakes Golf Course.The event is sponsored by Crossroads Church, but donations are being accepted in the form of team sponsorship, cash, hole sponsorship, or donated prizes for... + continue reading

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04/23/2017
Representatives from Van Zandt County, the East Texas region and the state of Texas participated in a panel discussion on a variety of education related topics April 10.The education forum, sponsored by the Canton/Edom TEA Party, took place in the Canton Elementary School Cafetorium.Dr. Dwayne Collins, founder and director of the Canton/Edom Tea... + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglette golf team consisting of Emily Watson, Kenley Nixon, Mila Harrison and Julie Bass, finished as runners-up at the District 13-4A Meet after shooting a two-day total of 820.

04/22/2017
The Canton boys and girls golf teams each took part in the District 13-4A Golf Tournament over the past two weeks, teeing it up at Van Zandt Country Club April 3 and at Cedar Creek Country Club April 10.The boys golf team took a commanding lead after day one at VZCC carding a team total of 298 over Van with 337 and Brownsboro with 341. Patrick... + continue reading

The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Board presented a picture to the Van Zandt County Commissioners Court April 11 during the commissioners’ court meeting.

04/22/2017
Members of the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Board expressed their appreciation to the VZC Commissioners Court by presenting a special framed picture during the commissioners regular meeting April 11.“A few months ago, our board made the decision to recognize all of the organizations who have given us such tremendous support all over the... + continue reading

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Centerfielder Reagan Busby scores one of her two runs during Canton’s 15-9 home win over the Mabank Lady Panthers.

04/21/2017
The Canton Eaglettes wrapped up their home slate last week, edging past Rains and Mabank to improve to 7-2 overall in District 13-4A play.Canton began its week with a rare Wednesday night contest, hosting Emory Rains a day later than originally planned due to inclement weather.The Eaglettes would go on to make the most of five hits on the night,... + continue reading
04/21/2017
Police, firemen, therapy dogs, pirates, princesses, great music and a buffalo headlined the 18th annual Buffalo Girls Hotel CASI Chili cook-off.The annual event raised over $100,000 for various charities for the past 18 years and has done so with the help of Chili Appreciation Society International whose motto is “cooking chili for charity.”The... + continue reading

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Freshman Sophie Welty won first place overall in the 300 hurdles with a time of 48.27, and finished second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.41.

04/23/2017
Track and field teams from Canton, Van and Wills Point all faced their biggest tests of the season April 12-13, traveling to Rains High School to compete in this year’s District 13-4A Meet. Outside... + continue reading

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The Canton Eaglette golf team consisting of Emily Watson, Kenley Nixon, Mila Harrison and Julie Bass, finished as runners-up at the District 13-4A Meet after shooting a two-day total of 820.

04/22/2017
The Canton boys and girls golf teams each took part in the District 13-4A Golf Tournament over the past two weeks, teeing it up at Van Zandt Country Club April 3 and at Cedar Creek Country Club April... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

Centerfielder Reagan Busby scores one of her two runs during Canton’s 15-9 home win over the Mabank Lady Panthers.

04/21/17

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04/16/17

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Wills Point and Canton players joined together in the pitcher’s circle following their game April 7.

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04/26/2017
Canton Herald, April 20, 1961-PROCLAMATION: WHERAS, the Honorable County Judge of Van Zandt County has proclaimed April 23-29 as County-Wide Cleanup Weekend and WHERAS, the City of Canton wishes to... + continue reading
04/24/2017
There are some very good programs coming up at the Van Zandt County Library that are about people who lived through trying events of the past. The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will host... + continue reading

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04/19/2017
Jason Linn Burns and Courtney Nikole WaltersMark Thomas Gorham and Jessica Paige LehmanBryce Ray Standridge-Krumvieda and Brittany Nicole GoodeGregory Alan Stanberry and Deliliah Dean HewittChad Emil... + continue reading

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04/19/2017
Pastor Dan Tarno was presented an award for Best Pastor in Van Zandt County during Services on Sunday, April 9. Pastor Tarno is the founder of Grace Bible Fellowship in Canton. The church which will... + continue reading