The Wills Point Tiger Band got back to the grind Aug. 1, dealing with both the heat and recent bouts of rain in preparation for their upcoming marching season.
Monday, August 22, 2016
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The Wills Point Tiger Band began marching once again Aug. 1, laying the groundwork for its upcoming year by picking up from where they left off at the end of the 2015-’16 school year.The Tiger Band... + continue reading

The Lady Tiger bench erupts in cheers after Wills Point rallied to pull out a 15-25, 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 15-9 home win Aug. 16.
Monday, August 22, 2016
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The Wills Point Lady Tigers showed flashes of just how dangerous they could be during the 2016 season, battling back from the brink in their home opener for a 15-25, 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 15-9 win... + continue reading

Wills Point chief of police Rob Powell, shown addressing attendees of the city’s National Night Out event held Aug. 2, has announced his retirement from public safety effective Sept. 30. Powell will stay on an assist the department’s transition to a new chief, and will continue to serve as a reserve officer for the city in the future.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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After more than three decades in public safety, including the past six years with the Wills Point Police Department, Rob Powell has announced his retirement as the city's chief of police effective... + continue reading

The Wills Point Lady Tigers, including (back row, l-r) Olivia McMath, Jessie Martinez, Melanie Sullivan, Kamree Clark, Claire Hiler, Hannah Wright, Cobi Davis, Callie Harris, (front row, l-r) Kelsey James, Maddie Booth, Gaby Gonzalez, Darya Ross, Molly Harris and Hope Turner began their 2016 season with a three-set sweep of Malakoff Aug. 9. Not pictured: Emily Smith.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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Wills Point engaged in a battle of teams that carry the tiger mascot Aug. 9, bringing home a three-set victory over Malakoff in their season opener. The win proved to be more than the usual season... + continue reading

Tyriq Burnett, who has been recognized as an All-State performer at his defensive line spot each of the past two seasons, will get his first reps against another 4A school once Wills Point hosts the Bullard Panthers.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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After two weeks on the practice field, the Wills Point Tigers will finally get their first look at another opponent when they host the Bullard Panthers Aug. 13 at Ken Autry Davis Field.The game... + continue reading

The Wills Point Tiger Band got back to the grind Aug. 1, dealing with both the heat and recent bouts of rain in preparation for their upcoming marching season.

The Lady Tiger bench erupts in cheers after Wills Point rallied to pull out a 15-25, 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 15-9 home win Aug. 16.

Wills Point chief of police Rob Powell, shown addressing attendees of the city’s National Night Out event held Aug. 2, has announced his retirement from public safety effective Sept. 30. Powell will stay on an assist the department’s transition to a new chief, and will continue to serve as a reserve officer for the city in the future.

The Wills Point Lady Tigers, including (back row, l-r) Olivia McMath, Jessie Martinez, Melanie Sullivan, Kamree Clark, Claire Hiler, Hannah Wright, Cobi Davis, Callie Harris, (front row, l-r) Kelsey James, Maddie Booth, Gaby Gonzalez, Darya Ross, Molly Harris and Hope Turner began their 2016 season with a three-set sweep of Malakoff Aug. 9. Not pictured: Emily Smith.

Tyriq Burnett, who has been recognized as an All-State performer at his defensive line spot each of the past two seasons, will get his first reps against another 4A school once Wills Point hosts the Bullard Panthers.

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The monthly meeting of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Van Zandt County Library at 317 First Monday Ln. in Canton.  The guest speaker will be Larry Turner of Wills Point.He will be speaking about Pearl Harbor,... + continue reading

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Ronald McDonald gave a helping hand to Wills Point McDonald’s owner Kevin Lilly Aug. 2.
08/10/2016
The wheels of progress continued to churn locally Aug. 2, with a special grand opening held for the newly constructed McDonald's restaurant located at the corner of Highway 80 and S. 4th St.The event, which lasted approximately 30 minutes before the restaurant opened to the public, included plenty of pomp and circumstance with special performances... + continue reading

Members of the Wills Point Police Department were recognized for their service during National Night Out Aug. 2. Officers included Lonnie Carroll, Adam Wall, Aaron Long, Bernardo Garza, Chief Rob Powell, Mike Samford, Cassie Mosley and Tyler Scott.
08/10/2016
More than 100 people made their way to the Wills Point Community Center Aug. 2, recognizing the service and dedication of law enforcement officers at the city’s first ever National Night Out event.NNO has been a growing tradition for communities all over the country since its first inception more than three decades ago, carrying a stated goal of “... + continue reading
08/10/2016
The TVEC Charitable Foundation recently awarded five grants totaling $21,500.Founded in 2013, the foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization, created to serve the community and help improve the quality of life for residents in our service area. The foundation is funded entirely by donations from TVEC members who participate in Operation... + continue reading

Sophomore Tyler James took reps with the varsity offense, firing passes in several drills throughout practice.
08/10/2016
The Wills Point Tigers and Lady Tigers shook off the rust from their lengthy summer off between the 2015-’16 and 2016-’17 school years, returning to work for two-a-days Aug. 1 with a midnight madness event.Lady TigersThe Wills Point Lady Tiger volleyball team will find itself in a new position this season, with last season’s freshman team coach... + continue reading
08/01/2016
The Wills Point Chamber of Commerce held their July member luncheon on July 20 at the Wills Point Community Center. The luncheon was sponsored by Wills Point Independent School District and meal was catered by Pudgy’s Mexican Food in Wills Point.With over fifty in attendance, chamber president Brandi Weaver recognized its newest members; Open... + 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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The Sixth Annual East Texas Crisis Center Golf Tournament at Van Zandt Country Club will take place Sept. 16.Funds raised by the event will go to “help support victims of domestic violence and sexual... + continue reading

The Wills Point Lady Tigers, including (back row, l-r) Olivia McMath, Jessie Martinez, Melanie Sullivan, Kamree Clark, Claire Hiler, Hannah Wright, Cobi Davis, Callie Harris, (front row, l-r) Kelsey James, Maddie Booth, Gaby Gonzalez, Darya Ross, Molly Harris and Hope Turner began their 2016 season with a three-set sweep of Malakoff Aug. 9. Not pictured: Emily Smith.
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Wills Point engaged in a battle of teams that carry the tiger mascot Aug. 9, bringing home a three-set victory over Malakoff in their season opener. The win proved to be more than the usual season... + continue reading

Tyriq Burnett, who has been recognized as an All-State performer at his defensive line spot each of the past two seasons, will get his first reps against another 4A school once Wills Point hosts the Bullard Panthers.
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Sophomore Tyler James took reps with the varsity offense, firing passes in several drills throughout practice.
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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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Twenty-one boys including 12 lettermen reported to their new coach this week for football practice of the A squad. Edsel Nix, head coach, stated this week that the boys are looking good on the field... + continue reading
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Horace Ray Dawson, a teacher at Sheffield School in Iran, works in a nuclear physics laboratory as one of eight teachers in a National Science Foundation research participation program at North Texas... + continue reading

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A celebration honoring the 60th wedding anniversary of Curtis and Barbara Ebarb will be held at the Church of Christ of Wills Point from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. All friends and family are... + continue reading
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Storytime participants make a paper suitcase to correspond with the theme of vacations June 7.
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