This week in Canton history... Posted in: Columns CANTON HERALD MARCH 19, 1964 Men and Women in Service... FORT HOOD-Army Pvt. Billy D. Mellorn, son of Mrs. Ruby Compton, Wills Point, Tex., and more than 1400 members of three 2 nd Armored Division units were airlifted from Fort Hood, Tex., to Germany during the Feb. 12-16 to take part in ...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!