Friday, July 22, 2016
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WPHS junior Clayton Lowry and his team roping partner Cayl Siebee of Arp will make up one of four teams representing Texas in Gillette, Wy., this week at the National High School Rodeo Finals.... + continue reading
Friday, July 22, 2016
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Hannah Seigler traveled north to Purcell, Okla., July 1, competing in the Oklahoma Miniature Horse Club Cowboy Classic. Seigler padded her already impressive resume, picking up top-4 finishes with... + continue reading
Friday, July 22, 2016
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The Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296 recently completed an impressive feat, winning first overall at the 2016 Texas Robotics Invitational in Houston, the Chairman’s Award at the Dallas... + continue reading

Members of Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park June 12, undertaking a series of community service and team building projects.
Friday, July 22, 2016
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Last month (June 12), Wills Point’s 103-year old Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park. The 12 scouts and seven adult leaders arrived at the park early in... + continue reading

The Swiss Alps provided a breathtaking backdrop for this year’s crop of the Voyageurs International Ambassador Band Program earlier this summer. The group included five students from Wills Point, and three from Canton.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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A handful of Van Zandt County band students got to enjoy the trip of a lifetime earlier this summer, taking part in a whirlwind European trip that included stops in England, France, Italy, Austria,... + continue reading

Members of Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park June 12, undertaking a series of community service and team building projects.

The Swiss Alps provided a breathtaking backdrop for this year’s crop of the Voyageurs International Ambassador Band Program earlier this summer. The group included five students from Wills Point, and three from Canton.

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07/22/2016
Monthly sales tax revenue figures for the six Van Zandt County continued to be a mixed bag during the month of July, with information released by the office of Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar showing the gains made by Edom, Grand Saline and Van being offset by drops in... + continue reading
07/22/2016
Locust Grove, located at 13422 Hiram Rd. in Wills Point, will host a special Fifth Sunday Gospel Sing event from 2 to 4 p.m. July 31.The event will bring together singers and musicians from many local churches around the Wills Point area, organizers said.“This is an inter-... + continue reading

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07/06/2016
New Release Fellowship Baptist Church in Wills Point will be hosting their annual vacation bible school July 11-15 from 6-8 p.m. daily. Kids will have the opportunity to dive past the surface and go deeper into God's Word with "Submerged."The VBS program is available to all children grades K - 6.The theme "Submerged" will challenge children to... + continue reading

Pictured at rehearsal for the performance of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ at the Talent Box are left to right, back row, Violet Higdon of Wills Point as Mrs. Little Horse, Delores Mitchell of Wills Point as Mrs. Yellowfoot, Becky Tannebaum as Jessie Oakley and Melinda Bass of Wills Point as stand in for Foster Wilson. Left to right, front row, Brandon Stinson of of Canton as an Indian, Jessica Bass of Wills Point as Lizzie Oakley, Joseph Bass of Wills Point as Jake Oakley, Tara Stinson of Canton as Minnie Oakley and Laura Bass of Wills Point as Annie Oakley.
07/06/2016
The production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical, ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ will open July 8 with regular seating at 7:30 p.m. Other regular seating performances at the Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, 244 N. Fourth St., Wills Point are at 7:30 p.m. July 9 and at 2 p.m. July 10 and 17. Dinner theatre performances are at... + continue reading

American flags, balloons and smiling faces were just a small part of the local Juneteenth celebration held June 18.
06/27/2016
Sweltering temperatures didn’t put a damper on Saturday's local Juneteenth festivities, with crowds gathering for this year's parade and the ensuing celebration.Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, arrived in Galveston... + continue reading
06/27/2016
The Wills Point Tiger varsity cheer squad got itself one step closer to being ready for the 2016-’17 school year recently, participating in an NCAA Cheer Camp at SMU. The squad took 20 girls to camp, with all 20 receiving All-American Cheer nominations. + continue reading
06/27/2016
Brookshire Grocery Co. announces the pending acquisition of 25 former Walmart Express stores. The stores will open this summer as the company’s new Spring Market brand. The acquisition is scheduled to close in July. The name “Spring Market” represents and honors the company’s history which began in 1928 with the opening of its first store on... + continue reading

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Members of Boy Scout Troop 381 left for a week long summer camp at Purtis Creek State Park June 12, undertaking a series of community service and team building projects.
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07/22/2016
WPHS junior Clayton Lowry and his team roping partner Cayl Siebee of Arp will make up one of four teams representing Texas in Gillette, Wy., this week at the National High School Rodeo Finals.... + continue reading

Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson with a good- eating channel catfish landed last week from under the new Two Mile Bridge.
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07/06/2016
Catching catfish at Lake Tawakoni is usually not a problem for savvy anglers, especially in the summertime. This is when eater size channel catfish are attracted to holes baited with soured grain... + continue reading
06/20/16

Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Dane Morgan and Tiger Basketball Coach Jonne Reynolds each hosted their respective summer camps June 6-9, working with future standouts on their fundamentals and overall skills. More than 50 kids, ranging from incoming third to incoming ninth graders participated in this year’s basketball camps held at WPHS.
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Cassidy Wilcoxson steps up from the baseline to play a sinking shot at this year’s 4A State Tennis Tournament.
05/23/16

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07/22/2016
Twenty-seven Wills Point merchants and their guests toured Lake Tawakoni Tuesday afternoon in a tour sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. A school bus was obtained from the local schools to enable... + continue reading
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07/06/2016
Gateway Addition’s first all-electric Gold Medallion Home, a stunning example of modern living, opens for public showing this week-end with open house on Saturday, July 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. and on... + continue reading

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07/22/2016
Hannah Seigler traveled north to Purcell, Okla., July 1, competing in the Oklahoma Miniature Horse Club Cowboy Classic. Seigler padded her already impressive resume, picking up top-4 finishes with... + continue reading
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07/22/2016
The Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296 recently completed an impressive feat, winning first overall at the 2016 Texas Robotics Invitational in Houston, the Chairman’s Award at the Dallas... + continue reading

Storytime participants make a paper suitcase to correspond with the theme of vacations June 7.
06/20/16

Martha Heard gave a Memorial Day program at Van Zandt County Genealogical Society meeting.
06/15/16

Karigan Grace Ragland
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