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Thu
24
May

Take me out to the library

It is time to “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” at the Van Zandt County Library as the preschoolers will be listening to Ms. Rhonda read stories about America's pastime, baseball. Storytime will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18, with a craft session after the reading.

Storytime will take a break after this week, but will resume June 5 during the summer months. Please note that Storytime will meet on Tuesdays during this time.

Thu
24
May

Canton Bridge Club Results

May 1

North/South, first, Patsy Gordon and Chester Neel; second, Sarah Niemann and Evelyn Schmidt; third, Jo Ellen Wade and Gloria Rowland.

East/West, first, Jean Roach and Valarie Chapman; second, Bonnie Magee and Sandy Molander; third, Betty Wilkinson and Mary Priest.

May 8

Tue
15
May

VZC Library sees busy year

 

 

Following a presentation by Van Zandt County Librarian Susie Pulley, the VZC Commissioners Court approved the annual library report May 2.

VZC Pct. 2 Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. presided over the meeting in the absence of VZC Judge Don Kirkpatrick, who was out of town at a judicial meeting.

Thu
03
May

K-9 Rico receives ballistic vest

Sheriff Dale Corbett and officers of the VZC Sheriff’s Department were present to witness the department’s K-9 Officer Rico receive a ballistic vest. The vest was donated by Creative Casting. The group raised money to purchase K-9 Rico a ballistic vest from Ray Allen Manufacturing. In the photo are Tammy and Mike Skelcher and Linda Colclasure of Creative Casting with Sheriff Corbett, Chief M. Bates and Lt. Burton and K-9 Officer Rico.

Thu
03
May

Canton Bridge Club Results

 

April 10

North/South, first, Sue Ritschel and Sandy Hilliard; second, Richard and Mary Hinkle; third, Gloria Rowland and Greg Cooley; fourth, Barbara Bradford and Carol Bates.

East/West, first, Nancy Green and Ennis Dyess; second, Sarah Niemann and Mary Priest; third, Jo Poynter and Patricia Hargrave; fourth, Neva Davis and Jan Holcomb.

 

Tue
10
Apr

Children take imaginary trip to zoo

 

Children at Storytime went on an imaginary trip to the zoo with Mrs. Rhonda at the Van Zandt County Library. Mrs. Rhonda read "The Moose that Says Moooooooooo", by Jennifer Hamburg , "Pardon Said The Giraffe", by Colin West and "Elmer" by David McKee.

Afterward during craft time, the children made elephants using construction paper and party horns. Storytime is held at 10 a.m. every Friday morning at 317 First Monday Lane, Canton.

Tue
10
Apr

Canton Quilting Guild to meet April 16

 

The Canton Quilting Guild will meet April 16 at the Canton Senior Center. There will be a morning sewing session beginning about 9:30 a.m. Various craft projects will be presented during this time. The business meeting begins at 1 p.m.

The program this month will be "Easy Bargello" by Sara Parker of FABRICS 4 YOU fabric store. Ongoing donation projects and charitable contributions will be discussed and addressed.

Sharing completed projects by guild members during "Show and Tell" always provide inspirations for more beautiful quilts.

Last month's program was Lone Star Laser Company. Pre-cut quilt pattern pieces make quilting quick and easy. Kits of various styles meet individual tastes for every preference in quilting.

An evening guild meets at 5 p.m. For information on the quilt guild, contact 903-962-4365.

Tue
10
Apr

Canton Bridge Club Results

 

March 27

 

North/South, first, Rachel Lee and Patsy Gordon; second, Judith Kelley and Renate Brown; tied for third and fourth Kay Mitchel and Ann Bennett with Sue Ritschel and Rosalyn Tullos.

 

East/West, first, Barbara Williams and Mary Priest; second, Shirley Shelton and Mike Graham; third, Gloria Rowland and Jo Ellen Wade.

 

April 3

 

North/South, first, Sue Ritschel and Rosalyn Tullos; second, Gloria Rowland and Jo Ellen Wade; third, Sarah Neimann and Evelyn Schmidt; fourth, Patsy Gordon and Rachel Lee.

 

Tue
10
Apr

This Week in Canton History

 

 

Van Zandt County Genealogy & Local History Library

250 E. Groves St. Suite 2

Canton, TX. 75103

 

Tue
10
Apr

Baughs celebrate 50 years

Anniversary
 

Rickey and Sue Baugh’s two children will honor them with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the Grand Lodge, Mill Creek Ranch Resort. Dale and Eva Baugh along with Amanda and Todd Burch would like to invite family and friends to attend this open house event located at 1880 N. Trade Days Blvd.

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