Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Emergency Services District #4 and the Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department upgraded their ability to battle both grass and brush fires late last week by taking possession of a new brush truck.... + continue reading
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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The Wills Point ISD turned its eye to the future at the beginning of the new year, setting the groundwork for many of the facility improvement projects that have been undertaken and completed since... + continue reading
Monday, August 14, 2017
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The Wills Point Tigers opened defense of the 6-4A District Championship they won in 2016 this week, hosting their first two-a-day workout of the 2017 season under grey skies at Ken Autry Davis Field... + continue reading
Sunday, August 13, 2017
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The Wills Point athletic program capped what had already been a busy summer with the annual Tiger Football Camp at Ken Autry Davis Field July 31-Aug. 3. Campers were led through games and drills by... + continue reading
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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some WPISD students may be clinging hard to the final weeks of summer, members of the Tiger Band are already at work on both the practice field and in the classroom to ensure that the 2017-’18 school... + continue reading

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08/15/2017
All students who will be attending Wills Point High School for the 2017-‘18 school year are required to preregister. Students should pick up registration packets from the Wills Point High School office starting Aug. 7.Students will be allowed to pick up schedules, receive a... + continue reading
08/13/2017
Meteor shower viewing setThe Mineola Nature Preserve in conjunction with The Astronomical Society of East Texas will present a Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing and Star Party at the Mineola Nature Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 12.The event is free to the public. The event will... + continue reading

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08/05/2017
The 2016 season proved to be a rollercoaster ride from beginning to end for head coach Chris Williams and the Wills Point Lady Tiger volleyball program, beginning with a five-set win over state-ranked Commerce in the home opener and running all the way through a come from behind, playoff clinching effort against Brownsboro in the district finale.... + continue reading
08/04/2017
A routine traffic stop by the Wills Point Police Department July 29 turned into something more when one of the passengers in the vehicle was identified as having an outstanding warrant out of Oklahoma. After being told he was under arrest the suspect, 26-year old Joshua Andrew Yabara, briefly led officers on a chase before being arrested at a... + continue reading
08/04/2017
The Wills Point HS athletic program announced late last week that it will be hosting a Meet the Coaches Night Aug. 6 beginning at 6 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The event will allow parents/guardians to meet with members of the Tiger coaching staff ahead of the 2017-’18 athletic season beginning.For more stories like this one, subscribe to... + continue reading
08/02/2017
Wills Point ISD Assistant Superintendent Damon Davis, son of legendary Tiger head football coach Ken Autry Davis, announced this week that a DVD of football highlights from the 1964-1976 football seasons, including a copy of Wills Point’s 14-0 win over White Deer in the 1965 Class A State Championship game, are now available to the public for a $... + continue reading
08/01/2017
Several issues including budget needs for the Van Zandt County Jail and Sheriff’s Department were the main topics of discussion during a special session July 18 of the VZC Commissioners Court.No decisions were reached as staff members of the VZC Sheriff’s Department and VZC Jail, VZC Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Ronnie Daniell, VZC District Judge... + continue reading

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08/14/2017
The Wills Point Tigers opened defense of the 6-4A District Championship they won in 2016 this week, hosting their first two-a-day workout of the 2017 season under grey skies at Ken Autry Davis Field... + continue reading
08/13/2017
The Wills Point athletic program capped what had already been a busy summer with the annual Tiger Football Camp at Ken Autry Davis Field July 31-Aug. 3. Campers were led through games and drills by... + continue reading

Kelyn Bain had the opportunity to work on a variety of tennis skills throughout the week, including hitting forehands over the net under the watchful eye of camp coaches.

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08/14/2017
It’s that time already. Summer breaks seem to be shorter than ever although the number of days off has not changed. It’s back to school season which can be good or bad depending on your perspective.... + continue reading
07/29/2017
Recently I was approached by a Global War on Terror (GWOT) Veteran needing a place to live. The Regular Army (RA) Veteran, we will just call RA, was in immediate need of a place to live.Being a... + continue reading

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08/05/2017
– Storytime at Van Zandt County Library was all about birthday’s this week. Mrs. Rhonda read fun stories about celebrating. Storytime will not meet in August but will resume at 10 a.m. on Fridays in... + continue reading
07/19/2017
So you think you want to be a beekeeper? Pick up some lessons learned from a "new-bee" beekeeper at the Van Zandt Library Series "Beginning Beekeeping" at 10:30 a.m. July 20. This presentation will... + continue reading