Sunday, September 17, 2017
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The Wills Point Police Department, Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office and Precinct 4 Constable’s Office put an end to a recent string of burglaries and break-ins around the county with the arrest of a... + continue reading
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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White Rose Cemetery Association bestowed a special honor on longtime member Bobby Mayfield late last week, naming a previously unnamed road outside the cemetery grounds Mayfield Drive for his years... + continue reading
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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The Wills Point Tigers came painfully close to evening their season record last week, rallying from a two-touchdown deficit against Carrollton Ranchview to force overtime before falling just short to... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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The Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department is advising county residents to exercise caution if they are planning on burning brush or working with mechanical equipment outdoors.The warning by the... + continue reading
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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An important milestone was crossed earlier this week with organizers behind the push to build a playground honoring members of the Hardman and Watson families that passed in a tragic accident in late... + continue reading

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09/20/2017
The Wills Point cross country teams competed at the Midlothian Invitational Sept. 7, finishing fourth overall in both the varsity girls and varsity boys divisions.Hannah Sauceda led the girls with a fourth-place individual finish with a time of 13:23, followed by Leslie... + continue reading
09/19/2017
John Paul and Jenny Lee Robertson announce the birth of their son, Jonah Pierce Robertson.Master Robertson was born Aug. 12, 2017, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene at 6:15 p.m.He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz. and measured 19-1/2 inches long. He was almost five weeks early.... + continue reading

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09/11/2017
Local first responders, including the Wills Point Police Department, Wills Point Volunteer Fire Department and Champion EMS, responded to the 900 block of Highway 80 late last week in response to multi-vehicle accident that sent one person to the hospital and blocked three out of four lanes of traffic for a brief time.According to reports of the... + continue reading
09/09/2017
The Wills Point Tigers returned to the field Sept. 1 looking to continue the momentum of a 2016 season that saw the program go undefeated during district play before claiming the program’s first bi-district title since the 2004 season.Despite being outgained by the Tigers in total yardage (456-400) and first downs (27-17), the Bulldogs played the... + continue reading
09/08/2017
The Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial held a balloon release in honor of veterans, prisoners of war/missing in action and those currently serving in the military on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4The annual event attracted people from across the county with funds raised from the balloons purchased benefiting the VZC Veterans Memorial.Each color of a... + continue reading
09/04/2017
The Wills Point ISD has put together a concerted effort to ready students for life after graduation from high school, beefing up its Career and Technology department with a state of the art CTE facility completed in 2014.The facility allowed the district to expand available coursework for students, including Auto Tech I and Auto Tech II courses.... + continue reading
09/03/2017
At 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, Wills Point Native Wade Crouch will be vying for a chance at $10,000 on Game Show Network’s new game show “Snap Decision.”Hosted by David Alan Grier, “Snap Decision” is a new comedy game show that puts preconceptions, first impressions, and gut instinct to the ultimate test. Studio contestants go head-to-head for the... + continue reading

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09/20/2017
The Wills Point cross country teams competed at the Midlothian Invitational Sept. 7, finishing fourth overall in both the varsity girls and varsity boys divisions.Hannah Sauceda led the girls with a... + continue reading
09/16/2017
The Wills Point Tigers came painfully close to evening their season record last week, rallying from a two-touchdown deficit against Carrollton Ranchview to force overtime before falling just short to... + continue reading

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09/06/2017
The Wills Point Tigers will open their gridiron season tonight at the local stadium against a strong Mineola eleven. This will be their first test of combat under their new head coach, Buster Johnson... + continue reading
08/29/2017
The recent news coverage of the unfortunate racial unrest in Charlottesville, Virgina has been as plenteous as it has been sad. The news footage serves as a disturbing, even painful reminder of the... + continue reading

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09/19/2017
John Paul and Jenny Lee Robertson announce the birth of their son, Jonah Pierce Robertson.Master Robertson was born Aug. 12, 2017, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene at 6:15 p.m.He weighed 6 lbs.... + continue reading
09/07/2017
Meda Clay of Wills Point celebrated her 98th birthday Thursday, Aug. 24,2017, by having lunch at a Terrell restaurant with a few family members. Afterwards, she was pleasantly entertained by a video... + continue reading