08 02 2014

County judge announces resignation

After almost 10 years in office, Van Zandt County Judge Rhita Koches has announced that she will be leaving office Friday, Aug.1. Koches said she has accepted a position with the Texas Association of Counties working with their legislative department. “For [...]

Friday is movie night

The third Canton Main Street outdoor summer movie will be Friday, July 25. The movie is “Despicable Me 2.” The presentation will begin about dark near the Plaza Theater, 119 N. Buffalo St. Those attending should bring their own chairs and [...]

Prepare now for fall/winter vegetable harvest

By Tommy Phillips Guest Writer   Mid-July means two things: the dog days of summer and fall vegetable gardens. Everyone can relate to dog days – it’s hot and humid, good only for dogs to find a cool spot to dig a hole. But fall gardens? In [...]

First Monday task force presents reports

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor The First Monday Audit Task Force presented two reports to the Canton City Council during a work session July 12. The task force was appointed in February to conduct an internal audit of First Monday policies [...]

Free outdoor movie Friday

“Despicable Me” is the Canton Main Street outdoor movie for Friday, July 11. The movie will start about sundown (9 a.m.) and be shown near the Plaza Theater, 119 n. Buffalo St. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and blankets for sitting. [...]