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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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John David Crow of Wills Point Ford and Wills Point Chevrolet recently participated in an intensive, four-day seminar for dealers in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by Ford Motor Company.The seminar... + continue reading
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John Aufdenkamp pulls to victory in the LSGTPA Stock Altered Class during the Rolling Oaks VFD tractor pull.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Summer temperatures welcomed the LSGTPA tractor pulling teams at the Rolling Oaks Volunteer Fire Department Tractor Pull in Wills Point.  The event was the second annual LSGTPA event,... + continue reading
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Danny Hair led a smudging ceremony at the July 18 Battle of the Neches Memorial.
Monday, July 27, 2015
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Van Zandt County once had a red-haired, freckled-faced Indian chief that led 13 tribes of Indians against the Texas Calvary in a battle to the death.In the tip of the southeastern party of VZC close... + continue reading
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An SUV driven by a 79-year-old woman jumped the curb July 7 and hit 18-year-old Jessica Bunch as she stood in front of the Redbox movie machine in front of CVS in Canton. The Edgewood girl’s father is now calling on retailers to place barricades in front of sidewalk vending machines.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
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Don Bunch has spent most of his time since noon July 7 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler at the bedside of his 18-year-old daughter Jessica.Jessica was seriously injured when a 79-year-old... + continue reading
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Suzanne Blasingame and Dyde Manning III
Friday, July 24, 2015
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Months of rumors swirling around the community regarding potential turnover in the upper reaches of the Wills Point ISD finally came to a head during the July 16 board of trustees meeting, with the... + continue reading
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John Aufdenkamp pulls to victory in the LSGTPA Stock Altered Class during the Rolling Oaks VFD tractor pull.
Photo by Kat Hinson
Danny Hair led a smudging ceremony at the July 18 Battle of the Neches Memorial.
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An SUV driven by a 79-year-old woman jumped the curb July 7 and hit 18-year-old Jessica Bunch as she stood in front of the Redbox movie machine in front of CVS in Canton. The Edgewood girl’s father is now calling on retailers to place barricades in front of sidewalk vending machines.
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Suzanne Blasingame and Dyde Manning III

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East Texas Medical Center is asking residents aged 18 and over to complete a short, online survey.Survey participants will be asked to provide their name and contact information in order to be entered in a drawing for prizes, including the grand prize of an Apple iPad.... + continue reading
07/28/2015
First Baptist Church will offer GriefShare, a nondenominational program for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.The DVD seminar features grief experts and real-life stories of people, followed by a small group discussion.The GriefShare classes will start at... + continue reading

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Incoming freshmen attended the first freshman orientation at TVCC.
07/23/2015
Trinity Valley Community College in Athens will host a second freshman orientation for Saturday, Aug. 1.Registration is $35 for students and $10 for parents. The fee covers lunch, all programs and materials. Sign-up deadline is July 29.Students will learn how to transition from high school to college, register for fall classes, financial aid and... + continue reading
07/21/2015
The theme for Storytime this week at Van Zandt county Library was camping. Mrs. Rhonda had a campfire and read books like “Arthur Goes to Camp” by Marc Brown and “I’m Going to Climb a Mountain In My Patent Leather Shoes” by Marilyn Singer. Next week the theme will be turtles.  For more stories like this one, subscribe to the Wills Point... + continue reading
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07/20/2015
At his Wills Point office July 8, Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Herbert Dunn officiated the wedding of Jerry Rosengartner and Paul Connell.With the ceremony, Rosengartner and Connell became the first couple to be married in Van Zandt County since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling June 26 gave same-sex pair the right to legally wed.The couple... + continue reading

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Left: Cassidy Wilcoxson, Coach Len Turner, Coach Ann Daniell and Claire Hiler. Right: Coaches Len Turner and Ann Daniell.
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07/18/2015
Wills Point tennis coaches Ann Daniell and Len Turner were invited to work at the University of Texas tennis camp last week.  The coaches were involved in working with about 40 athletes from... + continue reading
06/16/15
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Wills Point Tiger sophomore Caden Bennett was selected as the District 14-4A Newcomer of the Year in a vote of district coaches. Bennett was a member of a Tiger team that qualified for this year’s playoffs after finishing third overall in District 14-4A play.
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07/25/2015
The initial step needed to complete highway No. 243 from Canton to Kaufman was taken this week by the Highway Commission in Austin when it authorized construction of grading and structures on, the... + continue reading

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07/29/2015
John David Crow of Wills Point Ford and Wills Point Chevrolet recently participated in an intensive, four-day seminar for dealers in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by Ford Motor Company.The seminar... + continue reading
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Incoming freshmen attended the first freshman orientation at TVCC.
07/23/15