This Week in Wills Point History

Friday, October 28, 1960

   “Fireman are busy this week adding the final touches on plans for the third annual Hallowe’en Carnival and Chili Supper, slated for Monday night, October 31. Chili will be served in the cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The three hours should give everyone ample time to get to the supper. Firemen have been busy this week selling tickets and those who may have missed purchasing theirs, may contact any fireman or the Chamber of Commerce. The 50- cent ticket covers the menu of chili, homemade pie, and coffee or milk. Wayne Dawson and Raymond Martin are in charge of the supper arrangements. The carnival will be held downtown in an area marked off on N. Fourth Street.”

   “Wills Point will meet the Brownsboro Bears tonight in the Tiger stadium to defend its number 1 rating in district standings. Kick-off time is 7:45 o’clock. The Tigers will be up against one of the strongest teams they’ve met this year, Coach Edsel Nix predicted. Brownsboro, picked as early season favorites for District 17-A title, had only lost one game up until last Friday.”

   “The boys in the second year class, of vocational agriculture, are studying arc welding and oxyacetylene welding and cutting under the supervision of J.T. Wiggs, vocational agricultural teacher.”

   “Jimmy Culpepper, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Culpepper was recently elected captain of the East Texas State College basketball team, where he is one of the cage standouts.”

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