This week in Canton history... Posted in: Columns CANTON HERALD AUGUST 8, 1963 Detailed engineering surveys and core drill operations have begun on the first floodwater retarding structures in Van Zandt County according to T. L.(- Soupy) Roberts, supervisor of the Kaufman-Van Zandt Conservation District. This work is now underway on four sites on Lacy Creek between Canton and Mabank.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!