Canton resident’s dream becomes million-dollar business

*State AP Wire CANTON — He reclines in his chair, inside a cramped office surrounded by wall-to-wall framed magazine clippings and 40-year-old photographs of his drag-racing days. By most measures, Gary Hatfield is a modest man, wearing white tennis shoes with crew-cut socks, denim shorts and a mauve work shirt for his business, Hatfield Restorations,Continue reading “Canton resident’s dream becomes million-dollar business”

Highway 80’s Long-Lost Predecessor Remembered

*State AP Wire CANTON – The history of Van Zandt County, from ancient times to the 20th century, rolls along the Old Dallas- Shreveport Road. Before barbed wire fences and paved highways cut up the historic road, it was a seamless stretch of prehistoric trade routes from Dallas to Shreveport established by the Caddo. “Their trails were just like today’sContinue reading “Highway 80’s Long-Lost Predecessor Remembered”