GFA World and partners are ready to help feed local families at next event, with participation from Rep. Lance Gooden, Oct. 24
Local law enforcement officials survey the damage of a single-vehicle accident along FM 751 that occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Oct. 19. According to preliminary reports, the driver left the roadway before rolling his pickup truck through a barbed wire fence. The man was possibly ejected from the vehicle but was alert when paramedics and officers arrived on scene. The driver was subsequently transported to an area hospital in unknown condition, and the accident was still under review as of press time.
The Wills Point Tigers will have their hands full over the course of the next 16 days, playing a district gauntlet that’s set to include Farmersville, Sunnyvale, Caddo Mills and Nevada Community for a chance to compete in this year’s 4A playoffs.
The inaugural VZC Veterans Memorial Military Show drew large crowds as veteran support Groups from North and East Texas shared Jeeps, ambulances, military gear and unmanned drones dating back to the 1950s.
A friend emails a daily devotional to an educator membership group all over the state. His group is called Educators Christian Fellowship. For likeminded educators and friends, this daily devotional encourages teachers, administrators, and staff throughout the week. God is present in the classroom through the acts and deeds of educators every day.
A theme that (hopefully) becomes clear after reading a few of my articles is gratitude. I’ve thanked most folks who were big influences in my life, like my Papa, my Mom, my wife, Jocelyn, my wonderful church and others who befriended me when I was new to East Texas and knew no one here. But I’ve been thinking recently of folks I never got a chance to thank.
Memorial services for Aletha “Diane” Fink, 63, of Grand Saline, were held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Caney Creek Cowboy Church, 1144 VZCR 1806, Grand Saline, TX 75140. Services are under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.
The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Senior Citizens Center, at 200 W. Groves Street, in Canton. The meeting is open to the public..
Memorial services for Darryl Nelson Stone are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Nederland.
Mary Catherine Maurer Hobin, 91, joined her beloved husband, William Frank Hobin Sr., in heaven Oct. 4, 2020. Interment was in Calvary Hill Cemetery in Dallas.