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Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:00am

With all District 14-4A basketball teams officially eliminated from playoff contention, coaches released their list of Superlative and All-District honorees.

News

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

County residents were in for a rude wakeup call late Sunday night and early Monday morning as a massive storm system swept through the area, leaving in its wake downed lines and trees, damaged homes and vehicles, and business closures spurred by lengthy power outages.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Jesse Dean Everett and George Wilcoxson each took their oath of office May 16 after winning a three-year term on the Wills Point ISD Board of Trustees during the May 7 election cycle. Following the swearing in ceremony, the board conducted its annual restructuring with George Wilcoxson appointed as board president, Jason Groom appointed as board vice president and Russell Hiler appointed as board secretary. Courtesy photo

Sports

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Why would I think Mr. Busheytail is the perfect game animal? The reasons are many; squirrels are very challenging to hunt and pursuing them greatly increases one’s hunting knowledge; they will teach you to become a better hunter! Squirrels are also plentiful across much of the state and finding a place to hunt them is usually easy. Finding a farmer or rancher receptive to allowing you to hunt deer can be challenging but the same folks will often open their gates to squirrel hunters. The fact that squirrels are excellent in a pot of dumplings or served with cream gravy and biscuits adds much to a squirrel hunt albeit fewer and fewer people today are aware of just how tasty squirrel meat can be.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

The Wills Point High School Athletic Department will stay busy throughout the summer months, hosting camps specializing in numerous sports including baseball, basketball, tennis, softball, volleyball and football.

Columns

May 20, 2022 - 00:00

May 19: “Halifax at War: The Story of a Bomber”, a documentary about one of the aircraft that cadets from the No. 1 British Flying Training School flew, will be shown at the BFTS Museum, 119 Silent Wings Blvd. in Terrell at 7 p.m. Viewing the film is free to the public.

Texas voters overwhelmingly approved two proposed amendments on Saturday that will provide property tax relief to homeowners.

Do you remember the United States Football League (USFL)? The USFL was founded in 1982. The USFL played three spring football seasons from 1983 to 1985. The 1983 season featured 12 teams, mostly in major markets. The league expanded to 18 teams in 1984 but reduced to 14 teams in 1985.

Household chores are an important, but often overlooked, part of our daily lives. For our reptilian friends, though, having a safe and tidy environment is one of the best prevention methods against parasitic infections, according to Dr. Ashley Navarrette, a clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

Obituaries

May 20, 2022 - 00:00

Michael Albert Crum, 73, of Edgewood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at his home.

May 20, 2022 - 00:00

A Celebration of Life service for Ruth “Oleta” Edwards, 94, was held, May 9, 2022, at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating.

May 13, 2022 - 00:00

Gary Lynn McClain, 73, of Canton, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022.

May 6, 2022 - 00:00

Randall (Randy) Wade Johnson passed away April 16, 2022, at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. He was born on October 2, 1971, in Dallas, to parents, Afton “Buddy” Benton Johnson and Rita Cassandra Brown.