12 21 2014

Voters re-elect Dunn by wide margin

By David Kapitan Staff Writer  Election Day in Van Zandt County came and went without any real surprises as local voters overwhelmingly backed Republican candidates by wide margins in every race across the state. Most county races were mere [...]

Top 10: Mighty Canton Band makes 10th straight state appearance

The Mighty Canton Band finished its run in the UIL State Marching Band competition in sixth place. According to information from UIL, the season started with 181 bands in Class 4A – 22 made it to the state competition, 10 marched in the final [...]

CPD helicopter gets make over

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   The Canton Police Department helicopter is now clearly labeled as such. Last week, pilot Patricia Burch sat the newly painted copter down at Canton’s Hackney air field and the staff of 2 Hot Chics Custom [...]

ABC Room find new home, needs more friends

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor With a little help from its friends – and the Canton City Council — the ABC Room has relocated to city property adjacent to the Van Zandt County sheriff’s department facility. “It’s finally happened. [...]

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 [...]