This Week In Wills Point History

Friday, September 23, 1960


   “Van, 15AA pre-season favorites, will invade Wills Point to clash with the Tiger squad tonight, in the local stadium. Both teams have a one win, two-loss record. Game time will be 8 o’clock. The Vandals are expected to put up a good fight, judging from the reports of the scouts. Coach Edsel Nix of Wills Point, said in order to beat the Vandal’s we’ll have to be up and at ‘em.”

  “Members of the Wills Point high school band elected officers Tuesday, Sept. 20. Serving the band, as president and vice president will be Sue Curtis and Carman Girdley. Other officers are Teena Wilson, secretary; Carolyn Robbins, treasurer, Sandra Sledge, reporter; and Carolyn Lang will represent the band in the Student Council.”

  “Carl P. Collins, Jr., of Dallas told Wills Point Rotarians in a Friday noon meeting of his experiences on a recent trip to Pakistan, India, that he took with a group of Dallas businessmen. Frank Hollandsworth, program chairman introduced Mr. Collins to the Rotary club. Rotarian guests included Frank Kidd, Downtown Club of Dallas; Leaman Marshall, Leighton McGinty and J.E. Gibson of Terell. Jerry Beck and David Adams were guests of the club. Twenty-one members were present and two were absent.”

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