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Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

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Jul 30, 2020 - 00:00

Folks that hunt with me will concur that I have a habit of ignoring smart precautionary measures to keep myself safe from critters in the outdoors. I’m not talking about ferocious wild boar or protective sow bear with cubs but rather insects that present a very real threat of doing bodily harm, and snakes!

Ed Sterling wrote this column for almost three decades, so let’s open by celebrating his contributions to the Texas Press Association and its members. Ed was the calm, steady voice keeping us informed and interested.

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement after Tesla announced the construction of Gigafactory Texas in southeast Travis County—an electric vehicle manufacturing facility that will create at least 5,000 new jobs and generate over $1 billion in capital investment.

Obituaries

Jul 30, 2020 - 00:00

Ruth Elaine Robinson, 83, of Canton passed away peacefully July 17, 2020 in Tyler. She was born September 4, 1936 in Pontiac, IL to Harold Vernon Brill and Ruth (Yoho) Brill. She is in the care of Eubank Funeral Home of Canton. She grew up and attended school in Pontiac, IL. In the early 1970’s she moved to Dallas, where she worked in the apartment industry for over 20 years. She later retired to Canton. After retiring, she stayed active by working part time for Walmart in both Terrell and Canton. Ruth enjoyed reading, old movie musicals, shopping, and spending time with good friends. Her greatest joy was her six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Ruth was loved by all who knew her and will be truly missed.

Jul 23, 2020 - 00:00

Services for Bobby Joe Long, 77, of Canton, were held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2020, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.

Jul 23, 2020 - 00:00

Services were held for Donna Stevens at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Lakeside Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Moore and Pastor Matt Geddie officiating.

Jul 23, 2020 - 00:00

A graveside service for Vera Mae Westmoreland, 98, of Canton, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Haven of Memories Memorial Park with Devan and David Westmoreland officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.