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A group of 32 staff members from the Gospel for Asia campus helped to clean up a stretch of FM 2965 Feb. 11 as part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s  Adopt-a-Highway program.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Gospel for Asia, a missions organization based in Wills Point, recently adopted a two-mile stretch of Farm-to-Market 2965 and spent the morning of Feb. 11 picking up trash. Around 32 staff members... + continue reading

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Organizers held a 10th birthday party/memorial playground fundraiser Feb. 12 at the north ballfields in honor of Adam Hardman

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Family and friends of Adam Hardman turned out in force at the north ballfields in Wills Point Feb. 12, hosting a birthday party/memorial playground fundraiser for one of the youngest victims of a... + continue reading

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Monday, February 20, 2017
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The Wills Point Police Department is advising local residents to be on alert this week, receiving word of yet another scam targeting local residents. In a Feb. 9 Facebook post, the department stated... + continue reading

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Mike Tibbets, vice president of Hayter Engineering, praised council members and the city of Wills Point residents for their support during the recently completed sewer line project that helped to replace 1600 ft. of line near Sparks-Gibbard.

Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Wills Point City Council became the latest city to voice its frustrations with a recent piece of proposed legislation, joining the growing chorus of detractors against the passage of Senate Bill... + continue reading

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Doug Sheldon splits a pair of Mabank defenders on the fast break to score on a layup.

 

Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Wills Point Tigers officially put an end to their regular season this week, hosting Mabank Feb. 10 and traveling to Van Feb. 14 for their final two district contests of the 2016-’17 season.Wills... + continue reading

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02/24/2017
Neches River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will present a program for the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society Saturday, Feb. 25.Each year, DAR recognizes the contributions of the first president of the United States, George Washington.“The chapter has... + continue reading
02/24/2017
Russell Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 201 S. 4th St., is hosting its monthly Neighbor to Neighbor lunch this Saturday, February 25th.  Anyone who wants a good meal is invited to the Deen Building at the corner of 4th Street and Orville for a free meal... + continue reading

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02/15/2017
February is Black History Month. It was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926. Dr. Woodson was the son of a runaway slave and later earned a PHD from Harvard University. Black History Month was chosen for the month of February in honor of the birth month of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.This month we honor and celebrate the history... + continue reading
02/14/2017
On Jan. 3, the Texas Lions Camp began accepting applications from children with special medical needs for week-long sessions during the summer of 2017.The 500-acre facility in Kerrville is owned and operated by Texas Lions Club members. The facility serves physically disabled, vision/hearing impaired and diabetic children from across Texas. The... + continue reading

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02/13/2017
Dallas Christian School standout defensive back, Tyler Robertson, signed a letter of intent to play football for West Texas A&M University. Tyler, the grandson of Mickey and Pam Robertson of Wills Point, was a two-year starter at Dallas Christian. He was voted TAPPS Division II All State defensive back and led the Chargers in interceptions.For... + continue reading

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Senior Meredith Edwards drives to the basket for a layup attempt during the first half against Canton.

02/11/2017
The Wills Point Lady Tigers closed out their 2016-’17 season at home Tuesday night, welcoming the Canton Eaglettes to town on Senior Night. Wills Point connected on just four field goals in the game, two baskets in each half, falling 55-16 to the playoff bound Eaglettes.Prior to tipoff, the Tiger athletic program took a break to honor four student... + continue reading

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Aaron Hardman, Cade Phillips and Christian Zincke were all smiles as they prepared for their date.  

02/11/2017
Wills Point Junior High students are enjoying great evenings with their blind dates! During this season of love and valentines, students can choose a gift bag with clues about a book, but they do not know what the book is until they open it at home. With this fun experience, they end up spending time with a genre or author they might not have... + continue reading

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Aaron Hardman, Cade Phillips and Christian Zincke were all smiles as they prepared for their date.  

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02/20/2017
A good football season continued to get even better for the Wills Point Tiger athletic program, with the announcement of this year’s Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A All... + continue reading
02/19/2017
The Wills Point athletic program hosted nine other area schools Feb. 9 for the annual Wills Point Tiger Invitational Powerlifting Meet. Lady Tiger lifters finished fifth overall as a team with 17... + continue reading

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Doug Sheldon splits a pair of Mabank defenders on the fast break to score on a layup.

 

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Senior Meredith Edwards drives to the basket for a layup attempt during the first half against Canton.

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02/14/2017
Friday, February 10, 1961  “Wills Point Tigers cinched the number two spot in district basketball by taking their last two games. Malakoff was the victim of the Tigers last Friday night in the... + continue reading
02/09/2017
Did the groundhog see his shadow? Will winter end soon or go on endlessly? Our most famous groundhog is Punxsutawney Phil. He makes his appearance every Feb. 2 in Gobbler's Knob, Penn. This is his... + continue reading

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02/15/2017
All about dinosaurs at StorytimeMs. Kitty read books during Storytime at the Van Zandt County Library. The theme was dinosaurs. The first book was ‘Princess Dinosaur’ by Jill Kastner. This dinosaur... + continue reading

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

02/02/2017
The theme for Storytime this week was elephants.  Ms. Rhonda read ‘Elmer’ by David McKee about a patchwork elephant that was laughed at by all the other elephants.  He cleverly colored... + continue reading

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