Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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 Twin sisters Daphine Freeman and Maxine Corey have spent a lot of time together throughout their lives and at age 90, they are continuing to do so as roommates at Canton Oaks nursing home.... + continue reading

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The Canton Eagles wrapped up non-district play with a 53-41 win over the Kerens Bobcats Jan. 4. The Eagles will start their playoff push in earnest this week, traveling to Mabank Jan. 11 before returning home to face Van Jan. 15.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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The Canton Eagles notched a pair of wins in recent weeks, upping their season record to 16-7 overall by topping with victories over both Ferris and Alba-Golden.Canton wrapped up its pre-Christmas... + continue reading

Hannah Manry (center) was named as this year's Chenevert Holiday Tournament MVP and teammates Mattie Tullos and Olivia Norrell were named to the All-Tournament Team after helping the Eaglettes win this year's event championship.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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  The Canton Eaglettes had little time to rest over the recent Christmas holiday, making their way east to Tyler Dec. 27-29 to compete at the 13th annual Macy Chenevert Holiday Tournament.... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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 Van Zandt County’s elected officials were officially administered the oath of their respective offices during the 2019 Inauguration Ceremony held at the Van Zandt County Courthouse Jan. 1.... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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Congressman Lance Gooden took the official Oath of Office on Thursday to join the 116th Congress along with 100 other newly elected representatives. Congress immediately took up votes to fund the... + continue reading

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01/16/2019
 A small contingent of Canton lifters hit the road Jan. 12, opening the 2019 season at the Sulphur Springs Invitational Meet. Canton’s girls team placed 12th overall as a team at the event out of 25 competing schools while the boys team placed 16th overall out of 20... + continue reading
01/16/2019
  In the United States, 86 percent of all health spending is related to chronic conditions – things like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these costs can be managed and... + continue reading

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01/03/2019
Canton Elementary School Student Council Members for the month of December are Trace Massey, Lachlan Mitchell, Aisley Liptak, Carlee Kirby, Kenny Culpepper, Sadie Austin, Nick Scott and Cameron Miklis. + continue reading

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VZC Pct. 1 Commissioner Brandon Brown, VZC Pct. 2 Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. and VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick, left to right, listen to one of several citizens that spoke Dec. 26 during the VZC Commissioners Court meeting about a proposed solar construction project.

01/03/2019
A large crowd of Van Zandt County Pct. 2 citizens were among those that attended the regular meeting of the VZC Commissioners Court Dec. 26.Due to the large turnout, the meeting was moved upstairs to the VZC District Courtroom in the VZC Courthouse.Nine citizens signed up to speak about concerns they had regarding a planned solar plant... + continue reading
12/21/2018
   The Canton Eagles had their hands full last week, taking on Caddo Mills in non-district play before hitting the court five times over the course of three days at the Mewbourn Invitational Tournament in Martins Mill. Despite the heavy workload, Canton put together several strong performances against solid competition to finish the... + continue reading

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Olivia Norrell scored a team-high 29 points over the past week, helping the Eaglettes defeat Dalals Christian and Venus in successive non-district contests.

12/21/2018
The Canton Eaglettes have been tough to handle during the early part of the 2018-'19 season,  running their season record to a sterling 17-1 mark last week with a pair of home wins over both Dallas Christian and Venus in non-district action.Canton would run its season-long winning streak to 13 games overall Dec. 11, scoring a 40-28 victory... + continue reading
12/21/2018
 Around 150 citizens in Van Zandt County Pct. 2 packed the Whitton Community Center Dec. 17 to receive information and ask questions about a solar plant construction project located between the Whitton and Jackson communities.According to information released by a citizens organizational group founded by VZC Pct. 2 citizen David Dunagan known... + continue reading

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01/16/2019
 A small contingent of Canton lifters hit the road Jan. 12, opening the 2019 season at the Sulphur Springs Invitational Meet. Canton’s girls team placed 12th overall as a team at the event out... + continue reading
01/16/2019
  The Canton Eaglettes have been virtually automatic on the hardwood during the 2018-’19 season, stringing together victories at a dizzying pace. That success has continued into district... + continue reading

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The Canton Eagles wrapped up non-district play with a 53-41 win over the Kerens Bobcats Jan. 4. The Eagles will start their playoff push in earnest this week, traveling to Mabank Jan. 11 before returning home to face Van Jan. 15.

01/16/19

Hannah Manry (center) was named as this year's Chenevert Holiday Tournament MVP and teammates Mattie Tullos and Olivia Norrell were named to the All-Tournament Team after helping the Eaglettes win this year's event championship.

01/16/19

Photo by David Kapitan

Olivia Norrell scored a team-high 29 points over the past week, helping the Eaglettes defeat Dalals Christian and Venus in successive non-district contests.

12/21/18

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Justin Burk draws up a play during the fourth quarter of Canton’s 55-41 win over Life Oak Cliff at the Shellnutt Invitational Tournament.

12/06/18

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01/16/2019
 Van Zandt County Genealogical & Local History Library  CANTON HERALD:  Canton Herald January 17, 1963-W Ernest West, Canton attorney, cattlemen, farmer and real estate owner... + continue reading
01/16/2019
Now that the winter holiday break is over, the push to prepare for standardized testing in the spring has begun. Teachers and students across Texas are practicing strategies, showing their work and... + continue reading

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01/16/2019
 The Wednesday Study Club enjoyed a Christmas luncheon at the Treasured Past Tea Room in Canton before the holidays in December.  “The Tea Room was beautifully decorated, and the members... + continue reading
12/21/2018
CISD Applied Music Class ensembles performed in front of the downtown Canton Pocket Park Monday, Dec. 17. From left is Hayley Fowler, Breana Carrico and Bonnie Dyess. + continue reading