This week in Canton history... Posted in: News This and That – Mayor Sam Hilliard said that Canton is going to make a bid for some of the Federal agencies leaving Dallas because of its Republican ties... The Canton mayor said that Van Zandt County is deserving of some of the federal pork since it supported the Demos ...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!