This Week in Wills Point History

Friday, January 13, 1961
  “We are happy with the success that has been our good fortune to enjoy here at the First National Bank during 1960.” R.W. Curtis, president of the bank reported when glancing back over the last twelve months of operation. Our business has shown a gradual improvement during the 10- year period from 1950 to 1960. During the last five years the bank has made numerous improvements to the building. Included is the installation of year-round air conditioning. For this project the ceiling of the building was lowered, adding greatly to the inside appearance.  Eugene Wilcoxson, an employee of the bank since his graduation from high school in 1957, was promoted to the office of assistant cashier on January 10. Other employees of the bank are Mrs. Harvey L. Burns, Mrs. John W. Jamieson, Mrs. Ralph McLeod, Mrs. Douglass Lindsey, and William Frison, custodian.” (See newspaper for complete article.)
“Wills Point cagers took their conference opener with Edgewood Tuesday night 43-31 in a game played on the local court. Karl Lybrand and Richard Shinn tied for high point honors with 13 points each. The Tigers host Kerens tonight, and journey to Malakoff next Tuesday.”

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