10 23 2014

War between the states highlighted at history stroll

Lou Ann Everett dressed as Alice, the youngest daughter of Captain Thomas Towles, a Confederate veteran and prominent businessman who lived with his family in Canton, began the History Walk at the Towles family gravesite. She emphasized Towles [...]

Walk to highlight Hillside history during Stroll

Autumn Stroll on Oct. 11 will set the scene for the second annual History Walk in Canton’s Historic Hillcrest Cemetery. Restoration of this burial site of Canton and Van Zandt County’s earliest settlers began two years ago with a partnership [...]

Canton Autumn Stroll Festival returns Oct. 11

The 14th Annual Autumn Stroll Festival will be Oct. 11 in downtown Canton. The event is hosted by Canton Main Street and is the program’s major fundraiser. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Autumn Stroll will be held on North Buffalo Street. The [...]

History Walk in Hillcrest Cemetery to include grave of ‘drummer boy’

By Lawrence Greer Special contributor   Hillcrest Cemetery’s second annual History Walk will take place during Canton’s Autumn Stroll Oct. 11. This year’s walk will feature soldiers of the Civil War who are buried in Hillcrest. James [...]

COUNTRY PLACE SENIOR LIVING RESIDENTS MAKE BLANKETS FOR LOCAL CHILDREN IN NEED

Texans are known their generosity and enthusiasm to help those less fortunate than themselves. The residents at recently-opened Country Place Senior Living of Canton embody that spirit as they give back each week, providing a heartwarming and [...]