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The Wills Point Lady Tigers were scheduled to begin district play with games against Emory Rains March 14 and Canton March 15.

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Friday night's game between the Wills Point Lady Tigers and Leonard Lady Tigers was not for the faint of heart with the two teams combined for 31 runs, 20 hits, 21 walks and 17 errors in a back and... + continue reading
Monday, March 20, 2017
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The Wills Point Junior High gymnasium received a needed upgrade courtesy of John David Crow and Wills Point Ford last week with the unveiling of a new scoreboard. Crow explained that he had attended... + continue reading

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Guest speakers for the fourth annual Career Day event at the Wills Point Junior High campus posed for a picture prior to making their presentations.

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Students at the Wills Point Middle School campus got a glimpse at what their futures might hold March 10 with professionals in a variety of fields making presentations as part of the school's fourth... + continue reading

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The Tiger tennis team wrapped up another overall title recently, defending their home court during the annual State Farm Invitational Tournament March 2.

Sunday, March 19, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team put together an impressive showing at their annual State Farm Invitational Tournament March 2, taking the overall team title by lapping the field with three first... + continue reading

County commissioners Keith Pearson and Virgil Melton Jr., NASA Astronaut Rex J. Walheim, Wills Point PCED, City Administrator Pam Pearson
and Van Zandt County Judge Don Kirkpatrick.

Sunday, March 19, 2017
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Van Zandt County Day 2017 was held in the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday, March 7 during the 85th session of the Texas Legislature. The opportunity was coordinated and largely funded by the Council... + continue reading

Latest News

03/22/2017
The TVEC Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant for $3,000 to the VZC Friends of the Library Feb. 21. The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from Operation Round Up. Operation Round Up is a voluntary program that allowed TVEC members to round up their... + continue reading
03/22/2017
Need a passport, but can’t make it to the post office during normal office hours? To ensure U.S. citizens are prepared to travel abroad this summer, the U.S. Postal Service will be hosting a passport fair at the Canton Post Office, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 25,... + continue reading

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WPISD Superintendent Scott Caloss outlines the district’s proposed $36.2 million bond for community members at the first of two planned town hall meetings March 9.

03/19/2017
The Wills Point ISD opened the doors to the middle school cafeteria March 9, welcoming approximately a dozen community members during the first of two planned town hall meetings to discuss the upcoming $36.2 million bond election that will go before voters on the May 6 ballot.District leaders used a similar strategy last fall, hosting three town... + continue reading
03/18/2017
Crystal Diaz squeezer her eyes shut as a Wills Point Primary School employee sprinkles her with orange paint as part of the March 10 Color Run.For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Wills Point Chronicle or pick up a copy from one of our vendors. + continue reading

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Tyler James watches a pitch sail towards home plate for one of his seven strikeouts on the afternoon against Paris March 14.

03/17/2017
The Wills Point Tigers wrapped a busy week at home March 14, following a third place at their annual home tournament with a 3-1 win over the Paris Wildcats.Play against Paris was conducted at a brisk pace with the Wildcats getting a solid performance from pitcher Zack Norris and Wills Point getting the same from Tyler James.Neither team could get... + continue reading
03/17/2017
Family, sheriff appeal for anyone with information to come forwardA search was underway at press time Wednesday morning for a Quinlan man who went missing Friday, March 10.Michael Chambers, 70, was seen on video from Quinlan Walmart Supercenter entering and leaving at about 11:15 a.m. Friday, according to Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks.Meeks said... + continue reading

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John Allen of Detroit, Tex., and Matthew Allen of Barnsdall, Okla., show two of the trophy catfish that won the top prize and $3,200 for them Saturday at Lake Tawakoni’s Cabela’s King Kat Tournament.

03/15/2017
Texas, Oklahoma team catch weighs 168.46 pounds A Texas-Oklahoma team of cousins weighed a five-fish catch at 168.46 pounds to win Saturday’s ninth annual Cabela’s King Kat Tournament at Lake Tawakoni. The big fish of the contest weighed 56.46 pounds.Catfishermen competed from six different states for the $7,750 in cash and prizes and an... + continue reading

Education

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The Wills Point Winter Guard finished 14th overall during their most recent competition Winter Guard International Dallas Regional held at Coppell High School Feb. 18.

03/09/2017

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Jesse Brown, Bryan Mitchell and Grant Malone display their blue ribbon winning tractor mounted boom

03/06/2017
03/02/2017

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The International Student Exchange Program, represented by La Juan Dixon, presented Wills Point High School Principal Jeff Smith with a plaque recognizing the district’s “assistance and support.”

03/02/2017

Sports

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The Wills Point Lady Tigers were scheduled to begin district play with games against Emory Rains March 14 and Canton March 15.

03/20/2017
Friday night's game between the Wills Point Lady Tigers and Leonard Lady Tigers was not for the faint of heart with the two teams combined for 31 runs, 20 hits, 21 walks and 17 errors in a back and... + continue reading

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The Tiger tennis team wrapped up another overall title recently, defending their home court during the annual State Farm Invitational Tournament March 2.

03/19/2017
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team put together an impressive showing at their annual State Farm Invitational Tournament March 2, taking the overall team title by lapping the field with three first... + continue reading

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Tiger athletes were scheduled to compete in Emory Rains March 9 in their final meet before Spring Break.

03/12/17

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Senior third baseman Meredith Edwards slides safely into second base during the middle innings against the Lindale Eagles March 7.

03/08/17

Columns

03/21/2017
Friday, March 17, 1961A number of events to interest the entire family is in store for those attending the 15th annual Wills Point Chapter FFA Livestock and Poultry Show Saturday. The show, sponsored... + continue reading
03/13/2017
Friday, March 10, 1961Van Zandt County 4-H’ers will observe National 4-H Club Week during the week of March 4 to 11. The local 4-H club members will join more than two and a quarter million boys and... + continue reading

Lifestyle

TVEC presented a $3,000 check to the Friends of the Library.

03/22/2017
The TVEC Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant for $3,000 to the VZC Friends of the Library Feb. 21. The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from Operation Round Up. Operation Round... + continue reading

From left to right,  Sherrie Archer, Carrie Woolverton, Matthew Lee and Britton Lee.

03/14/2017
The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society held its monthly meeting Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the County Library in Canton.  Society President Carrie Woolverton welcomed members and guests and... + continue reading

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Scott Hyde and Duanne Harvey

03/14/17

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03/01/17

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Through its annual “All Fore” Kids Charity Golf Tournament, the Wills Point Rotary Club has been able to award more than $20,000 in educational grants for the district.

02/27/17

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Ms. Rhonda reads stories to children at Storytime at the VZC Library.

02/02/17