11 01 2014

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 [...]

Dixie House hotel to receive historical designation

The Canton Main Street Program, along with the Van Zandt County Historical Commission, will host a state historical marker dedication ceremony for The Dixie House Hotel at noon Sept. 5, at 210 E. Dallas St. (the former location of Circle B Western [...]

Dr. Shane Terry’s children go to school in Canton, but his dental practice is in Wills Point

by Betsy McNeill Like pulling teeth! That was how hard it was for Shane Terry to decide to study dentistry. But that wasn’t the end of his challenges – Iraq was still to come. Shane began college with a major in pre-medicine, then [...]

Rear-end collision closes I-20

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer Eastbound Interstate 20 was blocked off for hours Aug. 19 as crews and first responders were on hand to clean up a three vehicle wrecked that left the roadway completely blocked. Just two miles west of Canton near [...]