Monday, August 3, 2015
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Beginning Aug. 14, John Rugg hopes you dance – at least every second and fourth Friday evening.The Country Drive Band will be hosting a dance every second and fourth Friday at the Canton Senior... + continue reading

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Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The Red Brick Quarters Boutique, located at 124 N. Fourth St., held a special ribbon cutting ceremony July 24. Those attending the ceremony included Lanette Thomas, Yevette Lowe, Maria Gordan,... + continue reading
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State Rep Dan Flynn, right, poses with TPEA executive director as he receives his award.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Rep. Dan Flynn (R–Van) and Rep. Roberto Alonzo (D–Dallas) have been named Legislators of the Year by the Texas Public Employees Association, a nonunion, nonpartisan legislative advocacy organization... + continue reading
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Friday, July 31, 2015
Posted by Willspoint1
Incoming fourth through ninth grader Tiger athletes participated in the final Wills Point High School Athletic Department camps of the summer July 27 through 30. The student athletes were... + continue reading
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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John David Crow of Wills Point Ford and Wills Point Chevrolet recently participated in an intensive, four-day seminar for dealers in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by Ford Motor Company.The seminar... + continue reading

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State Rep Dan Flynn, right, poses with TPEA executive director as he receives his award.
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08/03/2015
The Children’s Advocacy Center will host a 10th anniversary open house at their new facility, 503 W. Hwy. 243, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7. The new facility more than doubles the size of the previous offices and provides additional offices, counseling space, meeting... + continue reading
08/01/2015
 Accountability and communication were the words of the day for Van Zandt County leaders July 28, with commissioners and county auditor Kenny Edwards spending extended time talking about invoices received from various departments without the necessary purchase order... + continue reading

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John Aufdenkamp pulls to victory in the LSGTPA Stock Altered Class during the Rolling Oaks VFD tractor pull.
07/28/2015
Summer temperatures welcomed the LSGTPA tractor pulling teams at the Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department Tractor Pull in Wills Point.  The event was the second annual LSGTPA event, hosted by the Rolling Oaks VFD, near Lake Tawakoni.  With temperatures in excess of 100 degrees on a loose track, the drivers and machines were put to... + continue reading
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Danny Hair led a smudging ceremony at the July 18 Battle of the Neches Memorial.
07/27/2015
Van Zandt County once had a red-haired, freckled-faced Indian chief that led 13 tribes of Indians against the Texas Calvary in a battle to the death.In the tip of the southeastern party of VZC close to Redland, a Cherokee Indian chief and Texas Republic President Sam Houston are memorialized by a five-foot granite marker, denoting the location of... + continue reading
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An SUV driven by a 79-year-old woman jumped the curb July 7 and hit 18-year-old Jessica Bunch as she stood in front of the Redbox movie machine in front of CVS in Canton. The Edgewood girl’s father is now calling on retailers to place barricades in front of sidewalk vending machines.
07/25/2015
Don Bunch has spent most of his time since noon July 7 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler at the bedside of his 18-year-old daughter Jessica.Jessica was seriously injured when a 79-year-old woman driving an SUV and pulling into a handicapped parking spot at the CVS in Canton hit the gas instead of the brake, jumped the curb and slammed... + 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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07/18/2015
Wills Point tennis coaches Ann Daniell and Len Turner were invited to work at the University of Texas tennis camp last week.  The coaches were involved in working with about 40 athletes from... + continue reading
06/16/15
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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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08/02/2015
A “72-Hour Emergency Kit” is portable, has basic supplies and tides a couple of people over for 72 hours. It may take that long for local, county, state, and non-profit agencies to respond to a... + continue reading

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08/02/2015
The Red Brick Quarters Boutique, located at 124 N. Fourth St., held a special ribbon cutting ceremony July 24. Those attending the ceremony included Lanette Thomas, Yevette Lowe, Maria Gordan,... + continue reading
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State Rep Dan Flynn, right, poses with TPEA executive director as he receives his award.
08/01/15