Let’s Talk Turkey! Stuffing, and casseroles, and pumpkin pie, oh my! Amidst all of the yummy Thanksgiving fixings, we can’t forget about the bird that acts as the centerpiece of the holiday – turkey! During the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season, we rarely ever stop to think about where our food comes from and the path it took to get on our table. Associate Professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Specialist for … [Read more] about Let’s Talk Turkey!
Canton Rotary Honors November's Students of the Month The Canton Rotary Club meets every Thursday at noon, at The Bunker, in the Van Zandt Country Club, Canton Texas. One meeting each month is dedicated to honoring the students of the month. Two students from … [Read more] about Canton Rotary Honors November’s Students of the Month
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
Raising Selfless Kids around the Holidays I’m unbelievably grateful for my kids. I waited for them. I prayed for them. While I couldn’t be any more grateful that they’re here, it’s important that they grow up understanding that they aren’t the center the … [Read more] about Raising Selfless Kids around the Holidays
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
Musical Review “Night at the Hop” Auditions at The Talent Box Melinda Bass will hold auditions for Musical Review "Night at the Hop" at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, located in the Wills Point Visual and Performing Arts Centre, 105 N. 4th … [Read more] about Musical Review “Night at the Hop” Auditions at The Talent Box
DO IT – NOW DO IT BETTER by BeeFit Bob October and March are my two favorite months. Every April I start thinking about the October Brookshire's Hero 5K in Shreveport. In November I start thinking about March Brookshire's Fresh 5 in … [Read more] about Do It – Now, Do It Better
Family Matters – Praying for Your Adult Children Anybody who’s known me long knows I’m a huge believer in the power of prayer. God’s Word encourages us to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) and urges us to “come boldly unto the throne of grace, … [Read more] about Family Matters: Praying for your Adult Children
We Gained a Daughter, Finally! Last Winter, when our oldest son TJ told us he was marrying the love of his life Sarah on November 10th near Austin, we said: “Well, maybe the weather will be ok.” After all, November in Central Texas is a total mystery. It … [Read more] about We Gained a Daughter, Finally!
Van Zandt County Veterans Day Ceremony At 10:00 a.m. it was every bit a gloomy, cold, overcast, misty morning. Be that as it may, the weather did not stop a good-sized crowd from gathering at the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Plaza, in Canton, Texas, … [Read more] about Van Zandt County Veterans Day Ceremony