Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Posted by Willspoint1
Travels along the historic brick streets in downtown Wills Point became a little easier last week as the city of Wills Point’s public works department moved forward with a maintenance project to... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
  Departments from Rolling Oaks, Wills Point, Edgewood and Quinlan rushed to a house in Rolling Oaks Dec. 8., working to limit the damage from a major house fire. Units, including two from... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point Fire Department found itself back to a familiar mantra this week, once againadvising county residents to exercise caution if they are planning on burning brush or working with... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
Organizers behind some of the biggest holiday events of the season are working hard this week, looking to put the finishing touches on this year’s installment of local Christmas staples.This year’s... + continue reading
Monday, November 6, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
Jane Butler, dressed as a little old lady, was one of 27 entrants into the 0-3 age group at the BOO on the Bricks Costume Contest.For more photos, subscribe to the Wills Point Chronicle or pick up a... + continue reading

Latest News

02/06/2018
  DAVID BARBERdavidb@vanzandtnews.com A proposed fiscal year 2018 budget amendment to address the recent new salary schedule for the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Department and the VZC Jail was tabled Jan. 29 during a special called meeting of the VZC... + continue reading
02/06/2018
This Week in Wills Point HistoryFriday, February 2, 1968 The First National Bank of Wills Point celebrated the completion of its remodeling and expansion program with open house from 3 to 7 Friday afternoon. Approximately 400 people from Wills Point and neighboring towns... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

10/30/2017
The Rose Fountain, more commonly referred to as the Rose Monument by locals, has long been an icon of the Wills Point landscape, standing guard in the downtown area since it was gifted to the city by former resident Isaac Edward “Ike” Rose in 1916.According to the inscription on the monument’s historical marker, “German brothers B.W. and Isaac... + continue reading
10/30/2017
There will be seven amendments for Van Zandt County voters to recognize on the Nov. 7, 2017 uniform election ballot called by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This election is not ordered by Van Zandt County.In order for an amendment to become part of the Texas Constitution, it needs the support of the Legislature and a majority of Texas voters. But... + continue reading
10/30/2017
Due to budget cuts, Workforce Solutions will be closing its office on State Highway 19 in Canton effective Dec. 31.The announcement was made Oct. 18 by Wills Point City Administrator Pam Pearson, who also serves on the Workforce Solutions of East Texas board, as she spoke to the VZC Commissioners’ Court during their regular meeting.“A couple of... + continue reading
10/30/2017
Wills Point Primary instructional coach Brandy Pearson received word from the Texas Association for Literacy Education that her article entitled "Bringing Vocabulary to Life" will be published in this years 2017 TALE Yearbook. Pearson was chosen for the July 2016 TALE conference as a presenter. Her breakout session included information to... + continue reading
10/23/2017
Van Zandt County Regional Airport, the once destitute airport in Wills Point, came alive Saturday as attendees, aircraft, classic vehicles, food, and fun abounded at the annual Fly-In.The day kicked off with the posting of colors by the Trinity Valley Young Marines, prayer by Doyle Ethridge, and Lloyd David Foster singing the National Anthem. DJ 1... + continue reading

Sports

02/06/2018
The Wills Point Lady Tigers crossed paths with a familiar foe Jan. 26, taking on county rival Van for the second time during the district portion of the calendar.Unfortunately for the Lady Tigers,... + continue reading
11/29/2017
After a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Wills Point Lady Tigers return to action this week welcoming 11 other schools to town for the annual Lady Tigers Basketball Classics Nov. 30-Dec. 2.... + continue reading

Columns

11/29/2017
Friday, December 1, 1961Despite the rain and cold weather last Wednesday a good crowd turned out for the first of the two giant give-away drawings sponsored by the Wills Point Chamber of Commerce and... + continue reading
10/30/2017
The fourth annual Firemen’s Halloween Carnival will be staged downtown Monday night, October 30, and the chili supper will be held at the school cafeteria. Tickets went on sale last week, and may be... + continue reading

Lifestyle

02/06/2018
This Week in Wills Point HistoryFriday, February 2, 1968 The First National Bank of Wills Point celebrated the completion of its remodeling and expansion program with open house from 3 to 7 Friday... + continue reading
02/06/2018
  The Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Charitable Foundation, represented by Joy Long, recently awarded a grant in the amount of $3000 to Pilot Club of Wills Point, represented by Lettie... + continue reading