Monday, November 6, 2017
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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
Monday, October 30, 2017
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The city of Wills Point issued another ordinance reminder to the public earlier this week, clarifying the rules governing the placement of signs on city, TxDOT and/or Union Pacific rights-of-way.A... + continue reading
Monday, October 30, 2017
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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... + continue reading
Monday, October 30, 2017
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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... + continue reading
Monday, October 30, 2017
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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... + continue reading

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11/08/2017
Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who has represented the 5th Congressinal District of Texas encompassing portions of Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Kaufman, Van Zandt and Wood counties, announced Oct. 31 that he would not be seeking re-election in 2018.Hensarling cited his... + continue reading
11/08/2017
The Wills Point Tigers extended their District 6-4A winning streak to nine consecutive games on Friday night, knocking off preseason favorite Dallas Lincoln 39-20 to improve their record to 5-4 overall including a perfect 4-0 in district play heading into the final night of... + continue reading

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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
10/23/2017
Claire Hiler, joined by her father Russell Hiler and 2016 WPHS Homecoming Queen Gaby Gonzalez, was crowned 2017 WPHS Homecoming Queen Oct. 13 at Ken Autry Davis Field. + continue reading
10/23/2017
The Wills Point Tiger Band hit the marching contest season with a vengeance over a seven day stretch beginning Oct. 7, marching in Mesquite, Sunnyvale, Mineola and Princeton with their new show entitled “Dia de los Muertos.”Tiger Band director John Young noted, “Musically it is one of my favorite productions that we have done. It requires great... + continue reading
10/16/2017
Duchesses vying for the title of 2017 WPHS Homecoming Queen will include Claire Hiler, Molly Harris, Hannah Myers, Grace Roberts and Maddie Booth. The announcement of this year’s Queen will be made tonight (Oct. 13) at halftime of the District 6-4A contest between the Wills Point Tigers and Dallas Roosevelt Mustangs at Ken Autry Davis Field. + continue reading

Sports

11/08/2017
The Wills Point Tigers extended their District 6-4A winning streak to nine consecutive games on Friday night, knocking off preseason favorite Dallas Lincoln 39-20 to improve their record to 5-4... + continue reading
11/08/2017
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team continued to add milestones to its resume last week, capping the fall team tennis portion of the season by finishing third overall at the 4A UIL State Tennis... + continue reading

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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
10/23/2017
Well, we’ve made it through the fiscal year but not in really good shape. Road and Bridge (R&B) is in good shape but the general fund is suffering a little.The county tax revenue for fiscal year... + continue reading

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10/23/2017
Members of the graduating class of 1957 celebrated their 60th year reunion Saturday, Oct. 7 at Four Winds Steak House.“It was a super meal with lots of laughs and memories shared. Those remembered... + continue reading
09/19/2017
John Paul and Jenny Lee Robertson announce the birth of their son, Jonah Pierce Robertson.Master Robertson was born Aug. 12, 2017, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene at 6:15 p.m.He weighed 6 lbs.... + continue reading