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Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00am

The month-long wait between the close of candidate filing and the opportunity for local voters to cast their ballots in local school and city elections will come to an end

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Stonepoint Church has scheduled its annual Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Lester Park. The event, which draws hundreds annually, has traditionally

Sports

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00am

Tiger players mob second baseman Dyllen Hoover (1) after he delivered an RBI triple in the bottom of the first inning against the visiting Van Vandals on senior night before

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00am

The Wills Point Tigers have been a team on a mission in recent weeks, turning the page from a slow start to district play with three wins in their past

Columns

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

The First National Bank will be closed on Monday, April 21, in observance of San Jacinto Day. Our patrons are advised to take note of this and adjust their business

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

Usually I don’t care to investigate any recipe with more than about 6 ingredients - I’m just too impatient. This one has 7 ingredients and I’m giving it a pass

Apr 11, 2019 - 00:00

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1969 Plans are being completed by, Wills Point Athletic Club for the annual banquet to honor all athletes of Wills Point High School. Shelby Metcalf, head basketball

Apr 11, 2019 - 00:00

Calvin and I were new to shooting the rapids on the Guadalupe River in the Texas Hill Country – my brother Kevin (see my ‘Super Sipes’ column) and his friend

Obituaries

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

Memorial service for Barbara Jean Walker, 78, of Wills Point, was held Friday, April 12, 2019, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Chaplain Dwayne McCormack officiating.

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

A visitation for Betty Juanell Knight, 89, of Grand Saline, was held Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Hiett’s Ly-Brand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Private burial was held at Davis Cemetery

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

Carroll Wayne Smith, 82, passed away Sunday morning, April 14, 2019, at his residence in Wills Point. No services are planned at this time. Interment will be at De Kalb

Apr 19, 2019 - 00:00

James David Greathouse, 66, of Wills Point, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Carrollton. He was born February 18, 1953, in Wills Point to James Gary Greathouse and