Monday, November 26, 2018
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In October, the Wednesday Study Club members traveled to Lindale to see the Lindale Community Theater’s mini-production of the off-Broadway hit “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” “The members thoroughly... + continue reading

Quilt by Debbie McFatridge, Best of Show, hand quilted, Dear Jane

Monday, November 26, 2018
Posted by Canton1
  The 2018 Star Quilters Quilt show was considered a success. “there were lots of beautiful quilts and quilted items. The guild had a bazaar, silent auction, door prizes, vendors with lots... + continue reading
Monday, November 26, 2018
Posted by Canton1
 Frigid temperatures and biting winds swirled through the crowd during the Armistice Day Ceremony at the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held Nov. 12.  Among those who braved the harsh... + continue reading
Monday, November 26, 2018
Posted by Canton1
 The Canton athletic program enjoyed a banner day Nov. 14 with three senior standouts, Simon Miller, Johnnie Krawietz and Blayne Clower, signing their letters of intent to compete in baseball... + continue reading

Photos by Phil Smith

Monday, November 26, 2018
Posted by Canton1
The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held the 12th annual Turkey Shoot Saturday, Nov. 17. According to Veteran’s Memorial officials, there were “ a lot of turkey winners who hit the bullseye to win... + continue reading

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11/26/2018
 The annual community Christmas Open House hosted by the Canton Museum Executive Board is scheduled at the Blackwell House Museum from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6.Located on First Monday Lane adjacent to the Van Zandt County Library, the house has the historical... + continue reading
11/26/2018
  The Justin Burk-era of Canton basketball got underway Nov. 13 as the Eagles hit the road to take on Mount Pleasant in non-district action. The Tigers provided a solid test for Canton, coming off a season in which they went 29-7 overall on their way to an... + continue reading

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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-district play with Canton scoring a 56-34 win in 2016 and Brownsboro bouncing back with a 26-21 win in 2017.Due to the most recent UIL redistricting... + 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 District 14-4A Meet. Wills Point easily finished ahead of its county rivals at the event, winning first overall in the varsity boys, varsity girls, JV boys... + continue reading
10/23/2018
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 traumatic stress disorder and is winning.  He is the founder and director of LancerLegacyRanch.org, a 24,000 square foot homeless veteran shelter... + continue reading
10/23/2018
 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 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposter. The IRS has issued an online warning for taxpayers as the Oct. 15 tax-filing extension deadline is approaching and... + continue reading
10/23/2018
“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 family, Joyce was diagnosed with breast cancer and remarked that through it all, it was God’s love that propelled her to keep her faith and ride out... + continue reading

Sports

11/26/2018
 The Canton athletic program enjoyed a banner day Nov. 14 with three senior standouts, Simon Miller, Johnnie Krawietz and Blayne Clower, signing their letters of intent to compete in baseball... + continue reading
11/26/2018
  The Justin Burk-era of Canton basketball got underway Nov. 13 as the Eagles hit the road to take on Mount Pleasant in non-district action. The Tigers provided a solid test for Canton,... + 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.

10/23/18

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

Columns

11/26/2018
   I hope it’s no secret that I’m a grateful man. The reason this column’s title includes “Thank You” is because I know what I have, and that I don’t deserve it. I’ve written about the... + continue reading
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

Lifestyle

11/26/2018
In October, the Wednesday Study Club members traveled to Lindale to see the Lindale Community Theater’s mini-production of the off-Broadway hit “Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” “The members thoroughly... + continue reading
11/26/2018
 The annual community Christmas Open House hosted by the Canton Museum Executive Board is scheduled at the Blackwell House Museum from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6.Located on First Monday Lane... + continue reading