Juneteenth celebrated with parade, gathering Posted in: News Members of the Wills Point community and beyond joined together June 18, braving blistering hot temperatures and high humidity once again for the largest Juneteenth celebration in the area. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers, led ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!