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Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:00am

District leaders addressed one of the biggest question marks regarding how the grading of assignments would be handled throughout the ongoing period of campus closures and online instruction last week, outlining a process for the rest of the 2019-’20 school year during their March 30 meeting.

Sports

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Congratulations to the Ford High School varsity baseball team for winning Dallas ISD’s Tournament Championship on Saturday, February 28, 2020.

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:00am

The Panther Winterguard recently competed bringing home high marks and the win. Congratulations to the Panther Winter Guard. They earned a Superior rating from all three judges, scoring a 272 out of 300. 

Columns

There is a difference between purchasing in preparation for a home stay and the excessive stockpiling being seen in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.

Apr 10, 2020 - 00:00

Having survived divorce, parenting a teen, and being stuck on the O’Hare runway multiple times, I’ve learned some truths. I’ll cover a few of them in this article. At 58, imparting wisdom is just something I do because it allows me to remain seated, while sounding thoughtful. I sort of stare out into space, then jabber something like, “You know, it really doesn’t take all kinds!”

Over 23,000 people in Van Zandt County turn to the Canton Herald, Wills Point Chronicle and Van Zandt News for local news and information. Especially now, when people are looking for information on how COVID-19 is changing how we live and work in each of our communities.

While the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

Obituaries

Apr 10, 2020 - 00:00

Private funeral services for Judy Marceline Mayo, 66, of Wills Point, were held Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home. Burial followed at Bright Star Cemetery.

Apr 10, 2020 - 00:00

Gary James Miller, 72, of Bells, died peacefully in his sleep at his home March 30, 2020.

Apr 3, 2020 - 00:00

A private graveside service for Bonnie Lee Tisdale, of Wills Point, was held Saturday, March 28, 2020, at White Rose Cemetery. Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.

Apr 3, 2020 - 00:00

The immediate family held a private funeral service for Beatriz Colunga Vargas, 24, of Emory, Friday, March 27, 2020, at St. John Catholic Church in Emory. Burial followed at Emory City Cemetery. Services were under direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.