12 18 2014

Dentists shows gratitude by giving

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor   Dentist Ben Bratcher loves his job. One of the things he likes most about it is helping people – and not just in Canton. Every summer, Bratcher takes a trip to do dental work in areas of the world where [...]

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 [...]

Season ends with Area round loss

   The bi-district round of the playoffs showed just how competitive District 14-4A play was, with all four teams, Canton, Van, Wills Point and Rains all winning to advance to the Area round. The Canton Eaglettes, playoff qualifiers in each [...]

Eagles edge out Emory Rains, 27-25

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   No team in Van Zandt County, and likely all of District 5-4A, has weathered the same type of roller coaster season that the Canton Eagles have endured in 2014. The first four weeks of the season, all double-digit [...]

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 [...]