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Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:00pm

After almost 60 years of ‘taking to the whitetail woods’, I think I am qualified to at least take a stab at answering the question, ‘what is a trophy buck?’ This question might sound simple, especially to those of you that have just begun your whitetail hunting career but take if from me, it’s a question that has kept deer hunters awake at night.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:00pm

With the Thanksgiving holiday rapidly approaching, local businesses have once again announced that they will be hosting free events to help bring the community together and provide a warm meal for those in need.

Sports

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:00pm

The Wills Point Lady Tigers continued what has been a busy start to the 2020-’21 season last week, hitting the court three times in a four-day span. Wills Point would go on to earn wins in two of the three contests, pushing their overall record to 4-1 just two weeks into the season.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 6:00pm

The Wills Point Tigers opened the 2020-’21 season in impressive fashion last week, getting a shutout during the second quarter of a 32-29 triumph over the visiting Pittsburg Pirates.

Columns

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

As an author, researcher and educator, I try to keep up with trends and practices in education. I typically focus on curriculum and instruction, intentionally sidestepping the political wrangling that usually doesn’t benefit kids. Teachers’ labor unions are notorious for their involvement with political parties and stand alone, I don’t care much for them. However, a recent revelation I’ve had about the National Education Association has prompted me to look more deeply into these unions and what they are doing in and to public education.

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

Thanksgiving 2020. It may not seem there is much to be thankful for this year. However, there is hope on the horizon.

Rural Texans have a lot to say about the lack of broadband service in their communities. Since we covered the topic earlier this month, many readers have emailed to share their stories and pleas for help.

Dear Out of Control Sports Parent,

Obituaries

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

A celebration of life for Willard “Willie” Hise Crenshaw, III, 64, of Elmo, is scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec.12, 2020, at the Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, 1880 N. Trade Days Blvd., Canton, TX 75103. The family has secured a block of cabins for the event. Please call to make reservations under the family’s name.

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

Funeral services for Charles Edward “Ed” Henson, 92, of Edgewood, were held Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Burial followed at Small Cemetery.

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

Funeral services for Frances “Fran” Rosetta Sudderth, 79, of Wills Point, were held Nov. 23, 2020, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial followed at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point.

Nov 24, 2020 - 18:00

James Ray “PawPaw Cracker” Keel, 60, of Sherman, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in Plano.