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Kim Henager and Jason Leath opened HiJinx, a family-style pizza
place/arcade at 235 N. 4th St. in Wills Point.

Monday, February 27, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The idea of establishing and operating a small business can be trying in even the best of times. Success or failure can come down to a variety of factors, including occasionally the willingness of... + continue reading

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Jack Johns, who finished third overall in boys singles, gets positioned for a backhand during the Spring Hill Invitational.

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team continued to reign at the Spring Hill Invitational Tennis Tournament Feb. 16, winning first overall at the event for the third consecutive year. The Tigers finished... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Lady Tiger softball team was scheduled to compete in their second tournament of the 2017 season beginning Feb. 23 in Big Sandy. The next Wills Point home game will be March 7 against Lindale.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point Lady Tigers wasted little time in getting a jump on their 2017 season, taking to the field six times over a three-day stretch with games at the Sulphur Springs Tournament sandwiched... + continue reading

A rendering made by WRA Architects and displayed by the Wills Point ISD at their Feb. 13 shows the potential impact of the $36.2 million bond package facing voters on the May 6 ballot. The map provided indicates how the money would be allocated, and includes the construction of a new junior high campus would be west of Ken Autry Davis field. The overview does not indicate the $1 million parking and road projects.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point ISD Board of Trustees unveiled portions of a two-prong plan designed to update and upgrade the district’s infrastructure at their Feb. 13 meeting, hearing from three companies... + continue reading

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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
Posted by Willspoint1
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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02/26/2017
Wills Point powerlifters traveled to Forney High School Feb. 18, competing in the 10 annual Jackrabbit Invitational Meet. Lady Tiger lifters finished 12th overall out of 17 teams at the event, ahead of Kaufman, Melissa, Sunnyvale, Argyle and Terrell. Individual girls... + continue reading
02/26/2017
The Great Texas Warrant Round-up is in full swing with arrest as of Saturday, February 25, 2017. Wills Point Municipal Court will once again be participating in this statewide effort with the help from the Wills Point Police Department. If you have warrants it is... + 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

02/21/2017
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 single-vehicle accident that occurred back on Nov. 19, 2014The accident touched many in the community, taking the lives of Wills Point Primary School... + continue reading

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02/20/2017
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, “Please beware of any person that is offering to do any kind of yard work or work around the house. They generally try to target the elderly. The... + 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.

02/18/2017
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 2.Prior to tackling the action items portion of the agenda, the city heard from Mike Tibbets of Hayter Engineering during public comment. Tibbets... + continue reading

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

 

02/17/2017
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 Point, which finishes the year as the three-seed coming out of District 13-4A play, entered the game against the Panthers with an outside chance of... + continue reading
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

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

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Sports

02/26/2017
Wills Point powerlifters traveled to Forney High School Feb. 18, competing in the 10 annual Jackrabbit Invitational Meet. Lady Tiger lifters finished 12th overall out of 17 teams at the event, ahead... + continue reading

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Jack Johns, who finished third overall in boys singles, gets positioned for a backhand during the Spring Hill Invitational.

02/26/2017
The Wills Point Tiger tennis team continued to reign at the Spring Hill Invitational Tennis Tournament Feb. 16, winning first overall at the event for the third consecutive year. The Tigers finished... + continue reading

Photo by Tonia Edwards
The Wills Point Lady Tiger softball team was scheduled to compete in their second tournament of the 2017 season beginning Feb. 23 in Big Sandy. The next Wills Point home game will be March 7 against Lindale.

02/25/17

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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

Lifestyle

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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