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The East Texas Stampede Showteam performing at the Canton Poor Boy Rodeo in July included riders Hannah Cade, Faith Windham, Emily Lenamond, Natalie Koen, Libby Dailey, Katlyn Stovall, Mary Faith LaPrade, Audra Rainwater, Kathryn Koen, Gracie Rainwater, Bri Caughron and Haleigh Gurley.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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The East Texas Stampede Equestrian team representing Van Zandt County and Texas 4-H is fresh off their competition schedule which ended with successful trip to the South East Mounted National Open... + continue reading
Monday, August 31, 2015
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Looking back on achievements and mistakes is a valuable way to improve most situations.   Library Director, Susie Pulley, will revisit the beginnings of the Van Zandt County Library, the... + continue reading

Marques Crouch breaks free of the Forney defense for one of his three touchdowns during Friday night's opener against the Jackrabbits.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
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For the second consecutive season, the Wills Point Tigers faced a tough test in their opener with a contest against the 5A Forney Jackrabbits. Powered by quarterback Luke Skipper’s sensational day,... + continue reading
Saturday, August 29, 2015
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The Cross Brand Cowboy Church of Tyler will be hosting a benefit for Van tornado victims at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.R.J. Vandygriff will be presenting his award winning... + continue reading
Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Barn Fellowship, located at 220 Hwy 110 in Grand Saline, will be dedicating their new facility at 6 p.m. Saturday evening, Aug. 29.“Along with the dedication there will be a Southern Gospel... + continue reading
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The East Texas Stampede Showteam performing at the Canton Poor Boy Rodeo in July included riders Hannah Cade, Faith Windham, Emily Lenamond, Natalie Koen, Libby Dailey, Katlyn Stovall, Mary Faith LaPrade, Audra Rainwater, Kathryn Koen, Gracie Rainwater, Bri Caughron and Haleigh Gurley.

Marques Crouch breaks free of the Forney defense for one of his three touchdowns during Friday night's opener against the Jackrabbits.

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09/03/2015
Wills Point ISD has announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for students served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.  Each school and/or the central office has a copy of the policy which may be reviewed by any... + continue reading
09/03/2015
The Texas Inmate Families Association will hold its next Parole Packet Workshop from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Freedom Fellowship Church, L2915 SSE Loop 323L in Tyler.This workshop is for family members and friends who have loved ones in a Texas Department of Criminal... + continue reading

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A Terrell Police Department officer surveys the aftermath of a single-vehicle accident involving the suspect of an armed robbery attempt at a Terrell convenience store Aug. 18.
08/21/2015
Law enforcement officials from both Kaufman and Van Zandt counties had their hands full on Tuesday afternoon after an attempted armed robbery of a convenience store in Terrell led to a high speed chase.The chase ended when the suspect lost control of his vehicle just west of Wills Point.According to reports, 22-year-old Matthew Colby Johnson, of... + continue reading

Jeb Hensarling listening to a Van Zandt County resident after the meeting.
08/20/2015
U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) held a town hall meeting Aug. 7 to update the citizens of Van Zandt County on his continued efforts to hold Washington accountable to the American people and to hear from them about the issues that are most concerning to them. Hensarling discussed topics ranging from Obamacare, the Supreme Court,... + continue reading
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Sisters, Liz and Kate Fursova, take advantage of the free WiFi at the VZC library. Access to the WiFi is available on the front porch at 317 First Monday Lane when the library is closed.
08/18/2015
Freebie Third Friday will be held at noon Aug. 21.  The Van Zandt County Library and Educate Van Zandt will host their second brown bag-lunch-and-learning time. Cindy Rakestraw’s topic will be needlework in the Buchanan Room of the Library.  No reservation is necessary.Pencil in 10 a.m. on the second Monday of each month so you will... + continue reading
08/16/2015
TJ Queen Bee 012 won owned the heifer class 5 at the 2015 National Junior Angus Show held in July in Tulsa, Okla. Logan Morris of Wills Point owns the winning heifer.  For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Wills Point Chronicle or pick up a copy from one of our vendors. + continue reading
08/15/2015
After a week of going through drills and running plays against each other, the Wills Point Tigers will finally get their chance to take out their frustrations on an opponent not dressed in blue and white on Saturday.Wills Point, coming off a 5-6 season that saw them reach the bi-district round of the playoffs, will scrimmage the District 5-4A... + continue reading

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Marques Crouch breaks free of the Forney defense for one of his three touchdowns during Friday night's opener against the Jackrabbits.
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08/29/2015
For the second consecutive season, the Wills Point Tigers faced a tough test in their opener with a contest against the 5A Forney Jackrabbits. Powered by quarterback Luke Skipper’s sensational day,... + continue reading
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The Wills Point Lady Tiger varsity volleyball team will be at home over the weekend, hosting 15 other East Texas programs for the annual Coca Cola Attack ‘Em Volleyball Tournament on Aug. 21-22.
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08/22/2015
The Wills Point Lady Tigers will get to enjoy the comforts of home this weekend, welcoming a slew of teams from all over East Texas for the annual Coca Cola Attack ‘Em Volleyball Tournament on Aug.... + continue reading
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Left: Cassidy Wilcoxson, Coach Len Turner, Coach Ann Daniell and Claire Hiler. Right: Coaches Len Turner and Ann Daniell.
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Wills Point Tiger sophomore Caden Bennett was selected as the District 14-4A Newcomer of the Year in a vote of district coaches. Bennett was a member of a Tiger team that qualified for this year’s playoffs after finishing third overall in District 14-4A play.
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08/30/2015
Commerce-Seventeen students from Van Zandt County will graduate from East Texas State College at Commencement exercises Sunday, Aug. 28. Around 750 candidates will receive degrees, the largest... + continue reading
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08/17/2015
Coach Glenn (Red) Adams announced Thursday that practice for football will begin next Monday when the lads will report at 8:30 a.m. at the gym for a physical examination and receive their uniforms.... + continue reading

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09/03/2015
Wills Point ISD has announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for students served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.  Each school and/or... + continue reading
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The East Texas Stampede Showteam performing at the Canton Poor Boy Rodeo in July included riders Hannah Cade, Faith Windham, Emily Lenamond, Natalie Koen, Libby Dailey, Katlyn Stovall, Mary Faith LaPrade, Audra Rainwater, Kathryn Koen, Gracie Rainwater, Bri Caughron and Haleigh Gurley.
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09/02/2015
The East Texas Stampede Equestrian team representing Van Zandt County and Texas 4-H is fresh off their competition schedule which ended with successful trip to the South East Mounted National Open... + continue reading
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Sisters, Liz and Kate Fursova, take advantage of the free WiFi at the VZC library. Access to the WiFi is available on the front porch at 317 First Monday Lane when the library is closed.
08/18/15