The Regular Town meeting of Canton met Thursday, October 13 and was called to order by Mayor Don Foster at 7:00 p.m. Present were Carol Baird, Wanda Baker and Don Foster; Greg Ryan and Cleopas Wooley were absent. Following approval of the Treasurer’s Report, Chief Murray gave the Police Report: Officer Mashore has completed C.L.E.E.T; a report on tickets and warnings was discussed; the old house on Cedar has been cleaned up; items needed for the Police department are rubber gloves, drug kit and one body cam; a police vehicle broke down and needs to be repaired.
The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety was notified today that the State of Oklahoma’s request for an extension of time to become compliant with the REAL ID Act has been denied. Included in the message was notification that Oklahoma has been issued a grace period that will end on January 29, 2017.
Seiling PeeWees line up with the ball while Canton gets ready to block in Tuesday, October 11 game. Final score was 27 - 0, Seiling.
This year the Democratic Party nominated Hillary Clinton for president. She is the first woman in the United States’ 240- year history to be the presidential nominee of a major political party. Hillary Diane Rodham was born on Oct. 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. She was the oldest daughter of Hugh Rodham and Dorothy Emma Howell Rodham. She has two brothers, Hugh Jr. and Anthony. The family lived in Park Ridge, Illinois, a community about 15 miles from downtown Chicago. She attended Wellesley College, where she was senior class president. She was active in Young Republican groups and campaigned for GOP presidential nominee Barry Goldwater in 1964.
By Calley Lamar
Last week saw the limited release of Shin Godzilla, the newest Japanese Godzilla movie. In celebration of the twenty-ninth film (thirty-first if we count the two American films) I will share some facts and information about the King of the Monsters himself. Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka conceived the idea for Godzilla after being inspired by 1953’s The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms and the recent Diago Fukuryu Maru incident where a fishing boat was exposed to nuclear fallout from the United States Castle Bravo test at Bikini Atoll.