11 01 2014

First State Bank of Ben Wheeler Donates $22,500 for New Trail in Canton

By Brad Blakemore Publisher The Mill Creek Trail project is under way thanks to a great deal of planning, hard work and perseverance. The trail project is largely funded through a grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife. The project wouldn’t [...]

Students experience impaired driving simulator

By Pam Millican Correspondent Edgewood High School Principal Jerri Wehmeyer told the EISD board members that high school students recently got to experience the State Farm Impaired Driving Simulator. The simulator was brought to the campus and [...]

Jones fills council seat, Collins outlines new police policies

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Sammy Jones will take over the vacated Grand Saline City Council seat left by David Bessonett on Sept. 9. Bessonett left the council citing in the Sept. 9 that being a part of the council was the “absolute, [...]

Crime Fair, parade set for Oct. 18

  The Van Zandt County Crime Fair will be Oct. 18 Festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Crime Prevention Parade through downtown Canton. McGruff the Crime Dog will be the grand marshal and there will be more than 30 entries from across [...]

Shuttle bus for veterans now available

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer     Veterans will now be able to travel to the Dallas VA Hospital with ease thanks in part to a conjoined effort of Van Zandt County Commissioner Virgil Melton Jr. and Duke’s Travel Plaza in Canton. Commissioner [...]