12 19 2014

City mourns passing of DeWitt Deen

The Wills Point community lost one of its oldest and most respected members Dec. 14 with the passing of 102-year-old Roy DeWitt Deen. Deen, the second child of John Egbert and Duron Turner Deen, was born on Nov. 24, 1912. His siblings include [...]

Crowds flock to 20th annual Christmas on the Bricks celebration

By David Kapitan Staff Writer  Mother Nature lent Wills Point a helping hand last weekend, bringing in comfortable temperatures and plenty of sunshine during the city’s 20th annual Christmas on the Bricks celebration  Dec. 6. The beautiful [...]

Shopping frenzy includes $5,000 winner

By David Kapitan Staff Writer  Hundreds of shoppers and visitors crowded the streets of Wills Point on Nov. 29, following their annual Thanksgiving feasts and Black Friday shopping excursions with a walk through the downtown area for Small [...]

Community rallies together following tragic accident

By David Kapitan Staff Writer   What was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime tragic for a family of East Texas educators last week after a single vehicle accident on Nov. 19 resulted in the passing of Wills Point Primary School teacher [...]

Vandals strike post office again

By David Kapitan Staff Writer  For the second time in less than two months, the Wills Point Police Department is investigating a vandalism complaint received from employees of the US Post Office branch located on N. 4th St. Back on Sept. 23, [...]