Locals Help Process Operation Christmas Child Gifts to Honduras and Mexico A group of people from Wills Point and Terrell, led by Operation Christmas Child Area Coordinator for Kaufman County and East Dallas, Mary Fogel, joined hundreds of other volunteers Friday at the Dallas Distribution Center to help process shoe boxes full of toys and needed items that would travel to their final destinations in Honduras and Mexico. Operation Christmas … [Read more] about Locals Help Process Operation Christmas Child Gifts to Honduras and Mexico
Canton Rotary Hosts Silent Witness Victim/Legal Advocate, Crystal Mayer, with the East Texas Crisis Center (ETCC) spoke to Canton Rotarians this past Thursday about the function of the Crisis Center and current needs to benefit abuse victims who seek shelter. … [Read more] about Canton Rotary Hosts Silent Witness
VZC JP2 Issues Warrant for SPCA Seizure of More than 100 Animals Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Sandra Plaster and SPCA of Texas are in a cooperative effort to rescue ill-treated animals, many of whom suffer emaciation and disease, and rid Van Zandt County … [Read more] about VZC JP2 Issues Warrant for SPCA Seizure of More than 100 Animals
Canton Christian Academy Thanksgiving Feast Starts Holiday Right In the South, nothing beats a good hot-cooked meal at a church potluck dinner; however, Canton Christian Academy (CCA) can boast of being a close runner up for the time-honored tradition of … [Read more] about Canton Christian Academy Thanksgiving Feast Starts Holiday Right
Santa for Kids - Donations Needed! The Van Zandt Child Welfare Board (VZCWB) is coordinating their Santa for Kids program and needs donations to help purchase toys and other needed items for children in foster care. President of VZCWB, Sandy Hilliard, … [Read more] about Santa for Kids – Donations Needed!
Canton Christian Academy Honors Veterans Canton Christian Academy (CCA) honored Veterans at their annual Veterans Dinner Thursday night, held at the Canton Senior Citizens Center. Students from elementary age, up through high school read poems and essays they … [Read more] about Canton Christian Academy Honors Veterans
Operation Christmas Child - Time to Pack Shoe Boxes! It's time to pack shoe boxes for children in foreign lands who benefit from Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child. November 12-19 is collection week, and there are plenty of drop-off points, including … [Read more] about Operation Christmas Child – Time to Pack Shoe Boxes!
Kaufman Scarecrow Festival Brought the Crowd The annual Kaufman Scarecrow Festival 2018 was a success, with a good sized crowd to prove it! Shop and food vendors, civic clubs and organizations lined the Courthouse square to welcome and entertain folks from … [Read more] about Kaufman Scarecrow Festival Brought the Crowd
Canton FFA Demonstrates Leadership Skills to Rotary Club During Thursday's Canton Rotary Club meeting at the Van Zandt Country Club, students with Canton High School's Future Farmers of America (FFA) Club demonstrated leadership skills by holding a mock … [Read more] about Canton FFA Demonstrates Leadership Skills to Rotary Club
Man with Knife Accosts Woman at Mesquite Polling Place over Campaign Signs **This story was updated a couple of hours after the original publication, with two anonymously contributed photos. At the largest voting precinct in Texas Senatorial District 2 … [Read more] about Man with Knife Accosts Senator and Woman at Mesquite Polling Place over Campaign Signs