This Week in Wills Point History

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 and Bobby King the catchers. Clifton Williams, George Conn and Jerry Beck got one hit each and Paul Hubbard two hits, for a total of 10 hits for the Tigers. The next game will be April 18, Edgewood, here.

  Wills Point took all honors in the high school, junior high and seventh and eighth grade divisions in the district track meet held in Van last Friday. High school Tigers captured first place with 154 points total to win district. (See newspaper for complete article.)

  A county wide clean-up, campaign has been planned by Home Demonstration Clubs and their leader, Miss Alma Flippo, and County Agent Todd Berry. The club leaders laid plans for the clean-up last fall when a planning meeting was held and the date of April 23-29 was set.

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