04 17 2014

Canton students shine on STAAR tests

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor Canton ISD students did very well on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, Superintendent Jay Tullos said during the district’s public hearing on the 2012-’13 Texas Academic Performance Report [...]

Primary early voting starts next week

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor Early voting for the March 4 party primary election begins Tuesday, Feb. 18, and continues through Feb. 28. Van Zandt County voters can cast their early ballots between 8 and 5 p.m. Feb. 18 through 28 at the [...]

UIL announces new districts for upcoming season

By David Kapitan Sports Editor The University Interscholastic League’s attempt to maintain a competitive balance in high school athletics, biennial redistricting based on enrollment figures, was announced Feb. 3, finishing a process that began [...]

Cost for West Tawakoni natural gas scrutinized

By Larry Briscoe Correspondent The cost to pipe natural gas to West Tawakoni probably means it is no longer in the short-term plans. That is the word from West Tawakoni Mayor Calvin Travers after a meeting Tuesday morning with Atmos Energy representatives. “I [...]

New Canton EDC director hired

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor Albert Gonzalez has been hired as the new head of the Canton Economic Development Corp. He will also provide leadership to the Canton Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, the chamber of commerce and Main Street [...]