Students at Pilot Point High School and Pilot Point Middle School were educated on the dangers of vaporizing substances including alcohol, nicotine, marijuana and other drugs on Friday. 

The school decided to give the presentation because it seems like vaping is becomin...

Area residents turn out for first day hike at Ray Roberts Lake 

Close to 200 hikers showed up on the first of the year at the Ray Roberts Lake State Park to embark on a 2.2-mile hike along the Randy Bell Scenic Trail as part of the First Day Hike nationwide initiat...

Teacher places free books in front yard

Literature lovers young and old of Pilot Point now have a Little Free Library to visit near the Square that opened its bright red door mid-day Friday. 

Pilot Point resident and teacher Nikki Smith wanted to do some good for the com...

Connor Lynch played 14 games for the Pilot Point Bearcats in 2019, helping his team go four rounds deep into the playoffs. 

The 6-1, 240-pound senior anchored the Bearcats’ defense at linebacker. He was a force all season, recording 164 tackles. 

That accomplishment puts...

December 19, 2019

Dwayne Edwards is not usually rendered speechless. 

However, when he was named the Pilot Point Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year, he seemed to struggle to find the words to explain how he felt. 

“I wasn’t ready for it,” he said, getting a little choked up. “You ju...

December 12, 2019

Pilot Point High School looks like it’s riding the gravy train with biscuit wheels from the point of view of behind Principal Todd Southard’s desk.

“We’ve had the most successful semester since I’ve been here,” he said. “In literally everything.”

Southard started at PPHS...

Omar Trejo’s football career as a kicker began his senior year. He had never played football in his life or any other sport for the Pilot Point Bearcats. The only connection Trejo had with sports was through club soccer but that was outside of UIL athletic competitions...

A Pilot Point family has taken an experience of intense grief and turned it into a catalyst for serving others.

The Friends of Vail held its fourth annual benefit dinner to raise money for children’s literacy, participation in equestrian events, involvement in sports an...

Activity has started on the street work that was approved in the November 2018 bond election.

Seven of the streets will be funded using the $1 million of the $4 million bond issue for street work—Alexander, Copenhavr, Evans, Gould, Dallas, Broad and Fairlane—and an eigh...

For months, Ariel Porter didn’t know what was wrong. 

She felt violently ill, like she had the flu, but she just couldn’t shake it from late June through July. 

“I was just angry, because I was like, ‘What is wrong with me?’” Ariel said. “I couldn’t even be in the light....

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