American flags, balloons and smiling faces were just a small part of the local Juneteenth celebration held June 18.
Monday, June 27, 2016
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Sweltering temperatures didn’t put a damper on Saturday's local Juneteenth festivities, with crowds gathering for this year's parade and the ensuing celebration.Juneteenth is the oldest known... + continue reading
Monday, June 27, 2016
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The Wills Point Tiger varsity cheer squad got itself one step closer to being ready for the 2016-’17 school year recently, participating in an NCAA Cheer Camp at SMU. The squad took 20 girls to camp... + continue reading
Monday, June 27, 2016
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Brookshire Grocery Co. announces the pending acquisition of 25 former Walmart Express stores. The stores will open this summer as the company’s new Spring Market brand. The acquisition is scheduled... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016
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Wills Point graduate Jared Norman was selected earlier this spring to participate in the sixth annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion All-Star Football Game June 11 at Earl... + continue reading

Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Dane Morgan and Tiger Basketball Coach Jonne Reynolds each hosted their respective summer camps June 6-9, working with future standouts on their fundamentals and overall skills. More than 50 kids, ranging from incoming third to incoming ninth graders participated in this year’s basketball camps held at WPHS.
Monday, June 20, 2016
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The Wills Point High School athletic department will throttle things back at the end of this week, wrapping up summer athletic camps for kids participating in tennis, baseball, boys’ and girls’... + continue reading

American flags, balloons and smiling faces were just a small part of the local Juneteenth celebration held June 18.

Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Dane Morgan and Tiger Basketball Coach Jonne Reynolds each hosted their respective summer camps June 6-9, working with future standouts on their fundamentals and overall skills. More than 50 kids, ranging from incoming third to incoming ninth graders participated in this year’s basketball camps held at WPHS.

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06/27/2016
Rachel Ann Stewart, Hankamer School of Business, Wills Point,  was named to the Dean's Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 spring semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a... + continue reading
06/27/2016
Persons residing throughout the 14 counties of East Texas are invited to participate in a short-term project to improve mobility throughout the region. The affected counties include Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith,... + continue reading

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Storytime participants make a paper suitcase to correspond with the theme of vacations June 7.
06/20/2016
Storytime at the Van Zandt County Library has moved to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays for the summer.  The theme for Tuesday, June 7 was vacations.  Ms. Rhonda read ‘The Beach Day’ and ‘Camping Spree with Mr. Magee.’  The group talked about camping trips and trips to the beach and what items you should take with you.  The craft for... + continue reading

Martha Heard gave a Memorial Day program at Van Zandt County Genealogical Society meeting.
06/15/2016
The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society met May 28 at the Van Zandt County Library for their monthly meeting. The program, a history of Memorial Day, was presented by Martha Heard of Canton. Heard told of the evolution of the holiday from the original cemetery decoration day observance to the ceremonies and celebrations held today.In... + continue reading
06/02/2016
Several weeks ago the Wills Point Chronicle published a letter to the editor about the dairy business. The letter, sent in time for Mother’s Day, talked about the bond between newborn calves and their mothers. It suggested that dairy cows spend their lives on a concrete floor, chained with no outdoor access and that cows were artificially... + continue reading
06/02/2016
Crime Stoppers is hoping to help locate a 2013 Mule 600, which was stolen May 30 off VZCR 2901.Officials are asking anyone who sees this type of ATV for sale to check the VIN. The VIN of the stolen vehicle is JK1AFEB16DB525171. I“If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of this item and/or who stole it, we need to hear from you,” said... + continue reading
06/02/2016
Wills Point Primary School has announced the names of those students with perfect attendance for the 2015-'16 school year. They are: Pre-K-Christopher Rogers; Kindergarten-Gunner Barrons, Christopher Cunigan, Jaxon Haley, Adriana Juarez, Jax King, Case Lovell, Garrett Oats; First Grade-Jacquelyn Flores Macedo, Kenzie Hickman, Carson Prestwood and... + continue reading

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06/02/2016

Wills Point Middle School, represented by teacher Jami Johnson, accepted a grant of $1,500 from the TangerKIDS Grants program May 12. The grant received by WPMS will be benefit the school for the 2016-'17 school year.
05/23/2016

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06/20/2016
Wills Point graduate Jared Norman was selected earlier this spring to participate in the sixth annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Heart of a Champion All-Star Football Game June 11 at Earl... + continue reading

Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Dane Morgan and Tiger Basketball Coach Jonne Reynolds each hosted their respective summer camps June 6-9, working with future standouts on their fundamentals and overall skills. More than 50 kids, ranging from incoming third to incoming ninth graders participated in this year’s basketball camps held at WPHS.
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06/20/2016
The Wills Point High School athletic department will throttle things back at the end of this week, wrapping up summer athletic camps for kids participating in tennis, baseball, boys’ and girls’... + continue reading

Cassidy Wilcoxson steps up from the baseline to play a sinking shot at this year’s 4A State Tennis Tournament.
05/23/16

Riley Ramsey made the final start of his high school career May 14, allowing just two earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work.
05/23/16

Newcomer of the Year: Seth Wilson
05/23/16

Columns

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06/27/2016
New officers of the Rotary Club will be installed Friday night at a picnic supper planned at Stump Hollow at 7 o’clock. Member’s wives will be honored with Rotary Ann night.  Rev. Ben Pierce,... + continue reading
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06/27/2016
AUSTIN — In the wake of the widely reported June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, the Texas Department of Public Safety called on Texans to pay close attention to what’s happening in their own... + continue reading

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Storytime participants make a paper suitcase to correspond with the theme of vacations June 7.
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06/20/2016
Storytime at the Van Zandt County Library has moved to 10 a.m. on Tuesdays for the summer.  The theme for Tuesday, June 7 was vacations.  Ms. Rhonda read ‘The Beach Day’ and ‘Camping Spree... + continue reading

Martha Heard gave a Memorial Day program at Van Zandt County Genealogical Society meeting.
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06/15/2016
The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society met May 28 at the Van Zandt County Library for their monthly meeting. The program, a history of Memorial Day, was presented by Martha Heard of Canton.... + continue reading

Karigan Grace Ragland
06/02/16

Students got to make a paper plate fish and used jewels at VZC Library Storytime May 6.
05/12/16