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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00am

The Wills Point ISD Board of Trustees has put a heavy emphasis on student and staff safety in recent years, exploring different avenues that have included the installation of new

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00am

The Wills Point Chamber of Commerce and Gospel For Asia campus rolled out the red carpet for Tiger student-athletes, cheerleaders, Tigerettes and band members last week, welcoming the community for

Sports

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00am

Local runners made their way to Crandall Sept. 14, continuing preparations for the district meet and beyond by racing at the annual Crandall Invitational. The Wills Point varsity boys team

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00am

The Wills Point Lady Tigers saw their overall season record dip to 13-15 last week, falling in back-to-back contests against both the Grapeland Sandies and the Crandall Lady Pirates. The

Columns

Members of the Esther-Ruth Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church met on September 11 in the church for their monthly class social. Eight members answered roll call by expressing

Sep 20, 2019 - 00:00

For those of you old enough to remember the 1960s TV sitcom “Mr. Ed” you’ll remember that as the beginning of the show’s introduction. I’ve been dying to answer my

Sep 20, 2019 - 00:00

Someone once told me that growing older will “sneak up on ‘ya.” Lately, I am beginning to think they are correct! I am almost in my mid-30s, but I am

Sep 13, 2019 - 00:00

Congressman Lance Good-en recently introduced the End Child Trafficking Now Act to fight the growing problem of child trafficking at our southern border. The groundbreaking legislation would, if passed, require

Obituaries

Sep 20, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Geraldine Kuykendall, 85, of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Mesquite, were held Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at the Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood with Bro. Joe Stanley

Sep 6, 2019 - 00:00

Memorial services for Karen Purdy, 66, of Wills Point were held Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home. She passed away Aug. 24, 2019. She was born Nov.

Sep 6, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Weima Dove, 87, of Edgewood are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Hiett’s Ly-Brand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will follow at White

Aug 30, 2019 - 00:00

Funeral services for Lillie Ola Shelby, 89, of Edgewood, formerly of Red River County, were held Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Clarksville Funeral Home in Clarksville. Burial followed at Tuggle