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Phyllis Cason

Phyllis Rae Cason, 57, of Point, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, May 11, 2020. A graveside service celebrating Phyllis’ life was held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Lone Star Cemetery under the direction of Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Brother Brough officiating. Phyllis was born October 22, 1962 in Dallas.

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Loyd Valentine

Private funeral services for Loyd Nelson Valentine, 83, of Edgewood, were held Monday, May 18, 2020, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home Chapel in Edgewood. Burial followed at Bright Star Cemetery.

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Carolyn ‘Gwen’ Polley

A private family celebration of life for Carolyn Gwen Polley, 75, of Terrell, were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 18, 2020, followed by a public gathering at the home of Cody and Amber Wampler.

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Order allows Texas to reopen slowly

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott filed the Executive Order GA-23 Monday afternoon, May 18, which will allow Texas to reopen slowly.

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The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Offi ce released the following arrest report for May 13-19.

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June First Monday Trade Days to reopen

The Canton City Council met May 13 and voted unanimously to open the June First Monday Trade Days. In March, the council voted to cancel the April market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the May market was cancelled as well.

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Sales Tax Holidays for energy effi cient products set

As Texas businesses slowly reopen their doors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding families and businesses that they can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays.

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