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Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

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Sitting under the covered boathouse at Mill Creek Resort on Lake Texoma last week several boats loaded with anglers anxious to get out on the water for a morning of striper fishing were sipping coffee and making small talk. I was in one of these boats, along with my grandson Jackson Zimmerman and good friend Jeff Rice. Rain was pounding on the metal roof above us and off in the distance lightening was popping and thunder booming.

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County has received grant money to help veterans in rural areas of East Texas make critical repairs to their homes.

Think you have the stomach to win the first annual Canton Texas Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) Hot Dog Eating Contest? Would a grand prize of $500 give you a little motivation?


Jul 2, 2020 - 00:00

Services for Eddie Laverne Howard Wyatt, 79, Fruitvale, were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Heritage Trail Cowboy Church, Ben Wheeler, with Bro. C. R. Chapman officiating, under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Jul 2, 2020 - 00:00

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Norma J. (Volcik) Worley, 82, passed from this life at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, after a short struggle with poor health. She lived 10 years in Emory, Rains County, before moving into assisted living with her late husband of 63 years, Billy D. Worley, who preceded her in death in 2019.

Jul 2, 2020 - 00:00

Gina L. (Grimes) Podhorecka (59) of Warsaw, Poland, passed away June 11, 2020, seven months after being diagnosed with cancer. She was the daughter of Judy (Griffin) Grimes of Canton and the late Kenneth Merl Grimes.

Jun 25, 2020 - 00:00

Cecil Robinson, age 78 of Mineola, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at his home in Mineola.