Lifestyle

Tue
25
Jul

Farewell, Zoey

Zoey, a Therapy Dog of Van Zandt County, has lost her battle to cancer. She passed away July 1, she was 7 years old. She was a Therapy Dog of VZC for four years. She was owned by Kathy Burkham.

“Zoey had been experiencing health issues for several weeks. Zoey never failed to bring delight to both young and old alike in her therapy dog role. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her,” said Burkham. “Zoey was a Great Pyrenees who was adopted from SPIN, Saving Pyrs in Need.”

Fri
21
Jul

VZC Veterans Memorial says thanks

Peoples Communication received a photo from Cary Hilliard for supporting the VZC Veterans Memorial.

Several businesses and individual parties donated to the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial. In thanks, the VZC Memorial board members presented those person (s) with a framed photograph of the jet that is at the Memorial.

See more photos in this week's Canton Herald. 

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Tue
18
Jul

Fosters welcome twins

Emory and Olivia Foster have waited long enough; they would like to share with you their new little brothers.

Twins Brady Lee and Easton Wayne were born March 6, 2017, to Brent Foster and Brittany White of Fruitvale. Brady was born at 1:27 p.m. and weighed 7 lb. 10 oz. Easton was born at 1:29 p.m. and weighed 8 lb. 2 oz.

Grandparents are John Wayne and Kimmie Foster of Fruitvale and Mitchell and Melanie White of Mineola; great-grandparents are Carol Foster of Fruitvale, Thelma McQueen of Mineola and Louise White of Mineola.

Wed
12
Jul

KornPop visits VZC Library

Kornpop the Clown entertained the record number of Summer Readers at Van Zandt County Library this week.  Summer Reading is held each Friday morning at 10 a.m. through July 21 at 317 First Monday Lane.

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Tue
11
Jul

Local students attend prestigious leadership conference

Van Zandt County students have just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime leadership conference that has them well on their way to success. Jeremy Dickerson and Lydia Burns went back this year as Jr. Counselors. Mackenzie Oliver and Matthew Caughron represented Van Zandt County Farm Bureau at Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) 54th annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC).

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Tue
11
Jul

VZC Library Summer Reading kicks off

Put on your pith helmet (safari hat) and come to the Van Zandt County Library for the fifth Summer Reading program, Zoofari. Every child who loves animals will enjoy this outing. We will disembark at 10 a.m., Friday, July 7. Lots of smiles have been spotted as kids and parents leave Summer Reading – especially those who were the lucky winners of door prizes!

The Van Zandt County Genealogy Society will sponsor a workshop on Saturday, July 8 in the Buchanan Room of the Van Zandt County Library. Call the library at 903-567-5012 for more information and to register.

We all love our pets, whether they are traditional dogs and cats or unusual like spiders, snakes or hedgehogs. Ms. Rhonda will be reading to her Storytime friends about the “Pets We Love” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11. Afterward, there is usually a fun craft project.

Fri
07
Jul

It’s a boy!

Amanda Pattison and David Gutierrez of Waxahachie announce the birth of their son,
Alexander Patrick Gutierrez, June 9 at Medical City, Dallas.

 He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. and is 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Diane Pattison of Carrolton; paternal grandparents are Jose and Brenda Gutierrez of Phalba; maternal great-grandparents are Victor and Dorothy Pattison of Lake City, Fla.; and paternal great-grandmother is Mary Cobbs of Phalba.

Fri
07
Jul

Van Zandt County 4-H Members Recognized at State 4-H Roundup

Van Zandt County 4-H Members Sierra Ross, Chloe Dixon, Addison Alexander and Mallory Alexander participated in the 2017 Texas 4-H Roundup at Texas A&M University in College Station.

The highlight of the weeklong event focused on competitive events, workshops, and general assembly’s where members were recognized for their projects and achievements each night. Senior 4-H Member Sierra Ross served as a member of the Texas 4-H Council and assisted with planning meetings, events, and assisted with community service projects.

Fri
07
Jul

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses for 6-14 to 6-27, 2017

Emily Marie Beers and Shawn Psarris

Katrina Leann Clark and Stephen Randolph Emerson

Leslie Paige Farmer and Trevor Reece Farrer

Kenzie Nichole Masterson and William Rance McFadden

Santa Rosa Nunez and Jorge Pescador

Lucia Gonzalez Gonzalez and Alberto Martinez

Thu
06
Jul

Trailblazer science exhibit to visit library

The Trailblazer traveling science exhibit will be at the Van Zandt County library, 317 First Monday Lane, Canton, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 12.

 Trailblazer is a traveling science exhibit filled with hands-on activities centered on energy, aerodynamics, space science, weather and biotechnology. It is suitable for all ages. The Trailblazer engages students in interactive projects in science and creates awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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