Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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  The Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department received an $18,900 grant through the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural VFD Assistance Program to help purchase lift bags, a cutter, spreader... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Tiger Band was given a small reprieve from the recent run of triple degree temperatures for their first days of full band practices outside, kicking off 2.5 weeks of pre-school year work July 30. The first days of the practices included a heavy focus on marching fundamentals, and getting students back in shape for the 2018-’19 school year.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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  The Tiger Band has been a model of consistency over the past two decades, earning 19 consecutive Sweepstakes Awards and seven consecutive appearances in the UIL State Marching Band... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Lady Tigers will look to extend their streak of consecutive playoff appearances to a county-best seven seasons in 2018.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Van Zandt County volleyball and volleyball programs joined teams statewide last week, officially kicking off the rust from the long offseason with their first two-a-day workouts of the year. Tiger... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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 Chief Perry Debord and Assistant Chief Robert Noah of the Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department were among a select group of guest instructors at the TEEX Municipal Fire School held July 22-27... + continue reading

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Multiple grass fires sparked by a suspected drunk driver burned more than 7 acres along FM-47 Aug. 4, a day after a tractor set off a fire than burned more than 10 acres.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Posted by Willspoint1
   Fire fighters from departments around the area had their hands full Aug. 4, tangling with a series of grass fires along FM-47 from the Stonepoint Church campus to just north of... + continue reading

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05/01/2018
  Wills Point High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted new members for the 2017-‘18 school year during a special ceremony March 22. NHS is one of the longest standing organizations within Wills Point ISD. The first chapter of National Honor Society was... + continue reading
05/01/2018
  The Wills Point Municipal Court released its most recent warrant list April 25, continuing its long running effort to reduce and clear the number of outstanding warrants and monies owed off its books. Names and dollar totals owed include: Paul Nicholas Morehead... + continue reading

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Despite being home due to Cystinosis, Wills Point Middle School sixth grader Jordan Darling has been able to keep up with his classroom studies through the aid of Region 10’s Reggie’s Robots Program.

06/14/2018
Excitement was in the air at Wills Point Middle School as a robot traveled the hallways. Remote technology is allowing Jordan Darling to attend his 6th grade classes at Wills Point Middle School.Region 10 Education Service Center offers the Reggie’s Robots Program. This program utilizes VGo Robots, an innovative solution that allows students to... + continue reading

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.

05/01/2018
  The Wills Point Ladies Club held its second ever Burgers ‘n’ Games fundraising event at the Deen Building March 17, filling the building with more than 100 people that helped to raise funds that will be used to provide scholarships to the next generation of female leaders graduating from WPHS.The evening included a wide array of... + continue reading
05/01/2018
The WPISD Transportation Department had four drivers compete March 24 at the ETAPT Bus Road-e-o at Pine Tree Stadium in Longview. A Bus Road-e-o is a competition were contestants compete in both a written test on pre-inspection and general knowledge and an obstacle course of 11 events. Diane Palmer placed second overall, Lisa Coburn third, Lesley... + continue reading

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Shelbi Walser moved one step closer to qualifying for her fourth consecutive State Track and Field Meet appearance last week, placing first overall in both the 100 meter wheelchair race and the seated shot put at the Area Meet April 19.

05/01/2018
 Canton, Van and Wills Point track and field athletes found themselves in a familiar place last week, returning to Rains High School April 19 for the Area Track Meet just a week after visiting the same venue for the District 13-4A Track Meet. Individual varsity girls results included:-100: Brianisha Rolling, Canton, third; Kaylynn Thornton,... + continue reading

Noah Metcalf was one of two Tiger seniors recognized prior to play against the Rains Wildcats.

05/01/2018
   The Wills Point Tigers found themselves in a holding pattern following the conclusion of district play April 24, tied with two other teams for the final two playoffs spots to come out of District 13-4A. Wills Point opened its week at home, rallying back from deficits of 1-0 and 4-1 to record a 9-4 win over the Rains Wildcats... + continue reading

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08/14/2018
The Wills Point athletic program wrapped up its summer workload this week with the annual Tiger Football Camp July 30 - Aug. 2. Previous athletic camps included boys and girls basketball, tennis,... + continue reading

Photo by Kenisha Webster/Atlanta Citizens Journal

Shelbi Walser moved one step closer to qualifying for her fourth consecutive State Track and Field Meet appearance last week, placing first overall in both the 100 meter wheelchair race and the seated shot put at the Area Meet April 19.

05/01/2018
 Canton, Van and Wills Point track and field athletes found themselves in a familiar place last week, returning to Rains High School April 19 for the Area Track Meet just a week after visiting... + continue reading

Noah Metcalf was one of two Tiger seniors recognized prior to play against the Rains Wildcats.

05/01/18

Maddie Booth, Claire Hiler, Hope Turner, Jack Johns, Chase Daniell and Kash Adams will represent the Tiger tennis program at this year's 4A State Tennis Tournament.

05/01/18

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08/14/2018
 AUSTIN — Some 109 independent school districts and charters directly affected by Hurricane Harvey are eligible for special evaluation in this year’s state accountability system, the Texas... + continue reading
08/14/2018
   A remodeled and redecorated Williams Hardware Company under management of Bevin Cates has a furniture sale in progress to celebrate the progress that has been going on at the store for... + continue reading

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08/14/2018
  The Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department received an $18,900 grant through the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural VFD Assistance Program to help purchase lift bags, a cutter, spreader... + continue reading
06/14/2018
Wills Point Rotary Club President David Cartwright presented the WPISD Education Foundation a $2,500 donation at their Board of Directors meeting May 4. Funds for the donations came from the Rotary... + continue reading
06/14/18

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.

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