Juniors Maddie Booth and Claire Hiler won four of five matches during play last week to finish second overall in girls doubles.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
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The Wills Point Tiger tennis program has been no stranger to on court success, qualifying multiple players to compete at the State Tennis Tournament in each of the past two seasons.Another chapter to... + continue reading

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Jeslyn Martinez finished 1/2 with a double during the district finale against the Brownsboro Bearettes April 21.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
The Wills Point Lady Tigers fell victim to a dominant pitching performance in their final game of the season, getting one-hit by two Brownsboro pitchers in an 11-0 road loss April 21.Play between the... + continue reading
Friday, April 28, 2017
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‘Round and ‘round we go Kutter Titsworth was all smiles as she rode the merry go round at the 24th Annual Wills Point BluebirdFestival April 22. Additional photos on 7A of this week's Wills Point... + continue reading
Monday, April 24, 2017
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Jacob Rowland, a member of the Wills Point High School Class of 2015, signed autographs for the next generation of student-athletes at the annual Texas State University Maroon and Gold Spring Game... + continue reading

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Officer Aaron Long and K9 officer Zeus posed with the 2009 Ford Crown Victoria vehicle donated to the WPPD by the Grand Prairie Police Department free of charge. The vehicle came fully equipped with equipment to operate a K9 on a daily basis.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Posted by Willspoint1
Since coming into service in 2016, the most recent iteration of the Wills Point Police Department’s K9 program has been a major boon to the community, directly leading to drugs being taken off the... + continue reading

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04/29/2017
The Better Business Bureau recently issued a press release, warning against the rising danger of skimmers to steal banking information. The release states:“Next time you use the self-checkout lane at a store, be sure to take a second look at the machine you use to swipe... + continue reading
04/28/2017
Any concern that voters within the Wills Point ISD would be suffering from voter fatigue heading into the May election cycle were emphatically blown out of the water this week with the district announcing that voting over the first two days (April 24-25) topped 400 votes.... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Tiger athletic program recognized senior softball contributors ahead of the team’s final home game of the season.

04/23/2017
The Wills Point Lady Tigers were in action twice over the past week, taking on both Mabank and Van in District 13-4A action.Wills Point, coming off a win over Canton, put together another impressive showing against Mabank April 12, ripping off four multi-run innings in a 16-4 demolition of the Lady Panthers.Play against the Lady Panthers was... + continue reading
04/22/2017
Two-year old Josie Groom was more than happy to share some of her Easter spoils with 22 month old Callie Bates at the annual Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Stonepoint Church April 15 at Lester Park.For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Wills Point Chronicle or pick up a copy from one of our vendors. + continue reading

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Jacob Moore, along with teammates Brandon Smith, Nathan Johnson and Chase Phillips, finished fourth overall in the 4x100 relay.

04/21/2017
Track and field teams from Canton, Van and Wills Point all faced their biggest tests of the season April 12-13, traveling to Rains High School to compete in this year’s District 13-4A Meet. Outside of the three county schools in the field, other competitors included athletes from Brownsboro, Emory Rains and Mabank.Canton performed exceptionally... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Tiger Junior High Symphonic Band brought home a Sweepstakes Award Region 3 UIL Concert Sightreading Contest in Canton April 5-6.

04/18/2017
The future of the Wills Point Tiger Band program appears to be as bright as ever this week following another strong performance by the WPJH Concert and Symphonic bands at the Region 3 UIL Concert Sightreading Contest in Canton April 5-6.JH Band Director Bobby McCoy stated, “We are proud to report that the Wills Point Junior High Symphonic Band... + continue reading

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The Wills Point Tiger and Lady Tiger track teams competed for the final time before the District 13-4A Meet in Rains April 12-13 with an appearance in Grand Saline for the Salt Capital Relays April 6.

04/17/2017
Virtually every track team from Van Zandt County, including Fruitvale, Grand Saline, Martins Mill and Wills Point sent teams to Grand Saline April 6 for the annual Salt Capital Relays.Wills Point would place second overall in the varsity boys division of the meet with 150 total points, behind Commerce with 168 and ahead of Alba, Grand Saline,... + continue reading

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Juniors Maddie Booth and Claire Hiler won four of five matches during play last week to finish second overall in girls doubles.

04/29/2017
The Wills Point Tiger tennis program has been no stranger to on court success, qualifying multiple players to compete at the State Tennis Tournament in each of the past two seasons.Another chapter to... + continue reading

Photo by David Kapitan

Jeslyn Martinez finished 1/2 with a double during the district finale against the Brownsboro Bearettes April 21.

04/28/2017
The Wills Point Lady Tigers fell victim to a dominant pitching performance in their final game of the season, getting one-hit by two Brownsboro pitchers in an 11-0 road loss April 21.Play between the... + continue reading

Photo by Tonia Edwards

The Wills Point Tiger athletic program recognized senior softball contributors ahead of the team’s final home game of the season.

04/23/17

Photo by David Kapitan

Jacob Moore, along with teammates Brandon Smith, Nathan Johnson and Chase Phillips, finished fourth overall in the 4x100 relay.

04/21/17

Photo by Ayla Rightenour

The Wills Point Tiger and Lady Tiger track teams competed for the final time before the District 13-4A Meet in Rains April 12-13 with an appearance in Grand Saline for the Salt Capital Relays April 6.

04/17/17

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Chase Daniell and Kelsey James defeated teams from Brownsboro, Canton and Van to finish first overall in mixed doubles at the District 13-4A Tournament to qualify for Regionals.

04/16/17

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04/21/2017
April 21, 1961  The Tigers remain undefeated in district baseball play by capturing their second and third victories over Brownsboro last Thursday, 4-2 and Edgewood on Tuesday, 3-1.  Means... + continue reading
04/20/2017
April 14, 1961  In the first game of the baseball season last Wednesday afternoon, Wills Point Tigers defeated their hosts, Kerens, 6-to 2. Jimmy Carter was the winning pitcher and Sammy Gunter... + continue reading

Lifestyle

03/30/2017
Van Zandt County, VZC Precinct 2 and the city of Canton were represented at the East Texas Council of Governments 94th Semi-Annual Board of Directors Meeting at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler... + continue reading

TVEC presented a $3,000 check to the Friends of the Library.

03/22/2017
The TVEC Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant for $3,000 to the VZC Friends of the Library Feb. 21. The TVEC Charitable Foundation is funded by donations from Operation Round Up. Operation Round... + continue reading

From left to right,  Sherrie Archer, Carrie Woolverton, Matthew Lee and Britton Lee.

03/14/17

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Scott Hyde and Duanne Harvey

03/14/17

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03/01/17

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Through its annual “All Fore” Kids Charity Golf Tournament, the Wills Point Rotary Club has been able to award more than $20,000 in educational grants for the district.

02/27/17