Several citizens, vendors sought shelter in courthouse Posted in: News As the sirens were heard all over the City of Canton, people began to find areas to seek shelter from the oncoming tornadoes that struck in and around Canton May 29. One of the places where people arrived for protection from the storms was the basement of the Van Zandt County ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!