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For the second consecutive year, the Wills Point Historical Society will be hosting a Christmas Tour of Homes. This year’s event will take place Dec. 8, with stops scheduled to include the homes of Janice and Roger Moore, Charles and Jan Rogers, Gerald and Lyn Haney, and Herschel and Linda LyBrand.

Friday, December 7, 2018
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Local residents looking for a unique event with a holiday flair will have an opportunity this weekend with the Wills Point Historical announcing its second annual Christmas Tour of Homes event Dec. 8... + continue reading

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The Wills Point High School Tigerettes are among the scheduled to participate in the Christmas on the Bricks Parade scheduled for Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. The Tigerettes were also part of another holiday tradition the previous weekend, performing at the the Dallas Holiday Parade Dec. 1.

Friday, December 7, 2018
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Lake Tawakoni State Park will be the place to be for local holiday events this weekend with the announcement that the annual Twinkle Tour will take place from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 8.Organizers stated, "Join... + continue reading

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Coach Dane Morgan talks with his players during a fourth quarter timeout at home last week to discuss offensive strategy against Life Waxahachie.

Friday, December 7, 2018
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The Wills Point Lady Tigers reached the tournament play portion of their schedule last week, hitting the court four times overall during their home event Nov. 29-Dec. 1. The Lady Tigers went 1-3... + continue reading

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Ted Deen, Sr. will serve as grand marshal of the 2018 Christmas on the Bricks Parade Dec. 15.  Deen grew up in Wills Point, operating Deen Implement for many years before retiring.

Friday, December 7, 2018
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The Wills Point Chamber of Commerce announced last week that longtime local resident, former business owner and World War II veteran Ted Deen will serve as grand marshal of the 2018 Christmas on the... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Junior High Band program enjoyed a stellar showing at the All-Region auditions in Ferris Nov. 29 with 35 students earning All-Region honors.

Friday, December 7, 2018
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The Wills Point Tiger Band continues to find itself on strong footing for both this year and beyond with standout performances and showings at events at virtually every grade level. That continued to... + continue reading

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12/07/2018
The final performance of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol,” will be held at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 7-9 and 2 p.m., Dec. 9 at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre. The Talent Box is located at the Wills Point Visual and Performing Arts Centre, 105 N. 4th Street, Wills... + continue reading
12/07/2018
Wills Point standout student-athlete Sahil Patel, shown during senior night festivities Nov. 9, was recently selected Second Team Academic All-State by the Texas High School Coaches Association. To be nominated for Academic All-State, a student must be: an athlete, student... + continue reading

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Coach Dane Morgan talks with his players during a fourth quarter timeout at home last week to discuss offensive strategy against Life Waxahachie.

12/07/2018
The Wills Point Lady Tigers reached the tournament play portion of their schedule last week, hitting the court four times overall during their home event Nov. 29-Dec. 1. The Lady Tigers went 1-3 overall, topping Community while suffering losses to Forney, Life Waxahachie and Kaufman during the three-day event.Wills Point opened play with a... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Ladies Club wrapped up the month of November with their second-ever Christmas painting event at the Wills Point Church of Christ.

11/30/2018
The Wills Point Ladies Club held its monthly meeting at the Church of Christ last week, taking part in their second Christmas painting event. The WPLC thanked instructor Katrina Griffin from Forney for leading the program, as well as a guest from the community that attended as well. The club went on to announce its December plans including:-... + continue reading

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11/30/2018
Children from the Methodist Day School recently challenged their friends and family to be a blessing to others by donating items for a blessing box located at the Deen Building (located just south of the railroad tracks on Fourth Street). Organizers behind the year-round effort stated, "The blessing box is for our community. Take what you need,... + continue reading

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Demontre Hill blankets a Caddo Mills player in the backcourt late in the fourth quarter of Wills Point’s 59-51 loss to the Foxes.

11/30/2018
The Wills Point Tigers played their first two home games of the season last week, wrapping up their pre-Thanksgiving holiday with a game against Crandall before playing host to Caddo Mills following the break. Wills Point would go winless in the two contests, struggling to find offensive consistency in their game against the Pirates before... + continue reading

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Local veterans joined members of the Wills Point Rotary Club member at their weekly luncheon Nov. 15, sharing stories of their service and sacrifice with Rotarians.

11/23/2018
The Wills Point chapter of Rotary International continued to live its motto of Service Above Self last week, welcoming veterans to their weekly meeting Nov. 15 for a free lunch. The assembled veterans were each individually recognized following completion of their meal as each shared a story or anecdote about their time in uniform. Rotarians and... + continue reading

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The Wills Point ISD continued to make strides in its efforts to expand its technological resources for students and staff, becoming one of 30 school districts across the country to be awarded a Homework Gap Grant from Kajeet.

12/07/2018

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Dr. Kimberly Neiman presented prizes to Romance Amavizca’s third grade class after they collected more candy than any other class within the Wills Point ISD during this year’s Sweets for Soldiers campaign. In total, students from the Wills Point ISD collected 272.46 lbs. of candy. Kain Quintanilla was also awarded a special prize for making the largest individual donation at 27 lbs.

11/16/2018

Attendees of 60th Reunion for WPHS Class of 1958: From top row left: Bill Rusk, Tommy Beck, Jerry Dawson, Jerry Moon, Coy Wilson, Pat (Ashworth) Small, Linda (Jordon) Whiteside, Gloria (Hoskins) Scott, Mary (Mislivets) Harris, Barbara Sue (Mayfield) Harrelson, Carolyn (Rankin) Compton, Myrna (Gilbert) Rogers, Jeanette (Bronson) Rose; From bottom row left: Lyndell Kent, Bill Ashworth, Pat (Clemmons) Tolley, Patsy (Shinn) Plumlee, Betty Sue (Scott) Cartwright, Raymond Hargrove, Sandra (McLeod) Moon, Rosa (Curtis) Davis, Ray Page

10/26/2018

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Coach Dane Morgan talks with his players during a fourth quarter timeout at home last week to discuss offensive strategy against Life Waxahachie.

12/07/2018
The Wills Point Lady Tigers reached the tournament play portion of their schedule last week, hitting the court four times overall during their home event Nov. 29-Dec. 1. The Lady Tigers went 1-3... + continue reading

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12/07/2018
Wills Point standout student-athlete Sahil Patel, shown during senior night festivities Nov. 9, was recently selected Second Team Academic All-State by the Texas High School Coaches Association. To... + continue reading

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Savion Kellum goes up for a shot in the paint during Wills Point’s 71-69 overtime loss to Sunnyvale at the Shellnutt Invitational in Edgewood.

12/07/18

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Demontre Hill blankets a Caddo Mills player in the backcourt late in the fourth quarter of Wills Point’s 59-51 loss to the Foxes.

11/30/18

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11/09/18

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12/07/2018
  Today is the day!   Santa arriving with, Big Parade, today at 2:30. The Christmas season will be officially opened in Wills Point today.   Tigers will be busy for a few... + continue reading
11/30/2018
When the weather cools off and autumn is nigh, it’s a good time to take stock of the preparations you’ve made for emergencies or disasters. One lady lamented that she didn’t know how to keep track of... + continue reading

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10/24/2018
  Holidays can be very stressful when you are going through difficult times. If you are a single parent with low income, a two-parent home which is suffering from money problems caused by... + continue reading
09/24/2018
The Wills Point High School Class of 1958 will be celebrating its 60th class reunion beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Wills Point Community Center.   Lunch, catered by... + continue reading
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The Wills Point Lady Club hosted its second annual Burgers ‘n’ Games fundraising event at the Deen Building March 17, raising more than $9000 for scholarships.

05/01/18