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Editor's Picks

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:00am

With all District 14-4A basketball teams officially eliminated from playoff contention, coaches released their list of Superlative and All-District honorees.

News

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 12:00am

The Wills Point community found itself reeling last week after a major a two-vehicle accident resulted in the death of Jackson Adams, a high school senior set to graduate with the Class of 2022, and injuries to three others.

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 12:00am

Memorial Day will again take on a special meaning in Van Zandt County as the Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Board has announced that they will be hosting their annual program beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, at the VZC Veterans Memorial in Canton.

Sports

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Emma Pearson was joined by family, friends, classmates and coaches as she signed her letter of intent to run collegiately at East Texas Baptist University last week.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 12:00am

Standout student-athlete Grayce Malone continued the growing legacy of Wills Point tennis players that will compete in the college ranks beginning in the fall after signing her letter of intent May 11. Malone, who recently earned a silver at the State Tennis Tournament, committed to ETBU.

Columns

May 20, 2022 - 00:00

May 19: “Halifax at War: The Story of a Bomber”, a documentary about one of the aircraft that cadets from the No. 1 British Flying Training School flew, will be shown at the BFTS Museum, 119 Silent Wings Blvd. in Terrell at 7 p.m. Viewing the film is free to the public.

Texas voters overwhelmingly approved two proposed amendments on Saturday that will provide property tax relief to homeowners.

Do you remember the United States Football League (USFL)? The USFL was founded in 1982. The USFL played three spring football seasons from 1983 to 1985. The 1983 season featured 12 teams, mostly in major markets. The league expanded to 18 teams in 1984 but reduced to 14 teams in 1985.

Household chores are an important, but often overlooked, part of our daily lives. For our reptilian friends, though, having a safe and tidy environment is one of the best prevention methods against parasitic infections, according to Dr. Ashley Navarrette, a clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

Obituaries

May 27, 2022 - 00:00

Services for Peggy Lynn Scott, 74, of Terrell, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at White Rose Cemetery.

May 27, 2022 - 00:00

Funeral services for Pedro “Pete” Vasquez, 69, of Edgewood were held Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral home in Wills Point. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood.

May 27, 2022 - 00:00

JoAnn Stoll, 77, of Wills Point passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. JoAnn was born Sept. 24, 1944, to Elvin Henderson and Bonnie Flemming in Greenville. She was a member of Miracle Faith Baptist Church and dearly loved her grandchildren.

May 20, 2022 - 00:00

Michael Albert Crum, 73, of Edgewood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at his home.