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Winter Wonderland in Waskom

January 16, 2018 admin 1
Tuesday morning brought a blanket of snow to Waskom, a belated “White Christmas” feeling in January. Schools are closed in the Waskom ISD today and the kids can enjoy a rare snow day in the […]
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First Baptist Church Christmas Choir Musical

December 11, 2017 admin 1
First Baptist Church of Waskom with Pastor Ivy Shelton, Music Minister Barry LeBlanc and the FBC Choir began the Christmas countdown, ushering in the season and reminding everyone that Christ is the reason to celebrate. […]
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Christmas In Waskom 2017

December 10, 2017 admin 1
Waskom’s Christmas Parade Day drew visitors from around the Ark-La-Tex, with festivities beginning at the Great American Mural Market and Victor’s Hangout, to the legendary T.C. Lindsey General Store annual Christmas party celebration, hosted by […]
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Newton Eagles 45 – Waskom Wildcats 6

December 9, 2017 admin 0
The Newton Eagles came in to play the Waskom Wildcats at the Abe Martin Stadium in Lufkin, Texas with a 12-0 season record. The Wildcats brought at 9-5 record to this Class 3A Division II […]
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Peggy Peal Receives the Melvin Jones Award

November 14, 2017 admin 1
During its latest meeting, the Waskom Lions Club paid tribute to Community Leader and Lions Club member, Peggy Peal. Lions Club President Jimmy Cox presented Peggy Peal with the Melvin Jones Award for her outstanding […]
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FUMC’s Famed Thanksgiving Feast Feeds a Full House

November 11, 2017 admin 0
First United Methodist Church of Waskom, with Pastor Sherry Crenshaw, jump-started the Thanksgiving holiday, festive season with an open house for the community that brought her congregation out to share their servant’s hearts, fine foods […]
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Waskom Wildcat Nation Handles Harleton 35-0

November 11, 2017 admin 0
The Waskom Wildcats roared on the kick-off and the Waskom defense proved to be the Wildcat Nation of a stonewall throughout the night, denying the Harleton Wildcats to get on the scoreboard. No, the Friday […]
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Veterans Day – A Day To Remember

November 11, 2017 admin 0
“To care for him whom shall have borne the battle, his widow and orphans” President Abraham Lincoln Lincoln’s speech, now in its 152nd year anniversary and no greater truth exists today than these noble and […]
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Taekwondo, UFMA is coming to Waskom

November 10, 2017 admin 0
Waskom, Texas – November 11, 2017, the tournament kicks off at 9:00 AM, Saturday. Honoring Veterans and active duty military with FREE admission. Top kick competition in the Military Veteran Chuck Norris’ style, Taekwondo, UFMA […]
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Waskom High School Salutes Veterans

November 9, 2017 admin 0
East Texas was on the move today celebrating Veteran’s Service around the world and across the United States. Waskom High School, WISD Superintendent Jimmy Cox with WHS Principal Kassie Watson celebrated all the men and […]
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GoVet Is On The Move!

November 9, 2017 admin 0
On November 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM, at the Longview Depot Multi-Modal Transportation Center, located at 905 Pacific Avenue in Longview, Texas, the public was cordially invited to attend the grand ribbon-cutting event, introducing the […]
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Wildcats Topple Tigers

November 4, 2017 admin 0
In Friday Night Football, District 9-3A Division II, conference game, the Waskom Wildcats roared on their own home field advantage. Weather forecast reports projected potential rain, but the Wildcats came to win and they did […]
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Waskom Kids Show Off Holiday Creativity

November 1, 2017 admin 0
The Waskom School district has an annual event, operating with a spirit of academic excellence taking time to form creative outlets for the students, showcasing their individual artistic endeavors. The pumpkin carving contest was open […]
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FUMC’s ‘Trunk or Treat’ a Sweet Success

October 31, 2017 admin 0
First United Methodist Church of Waskom, with Pastor Sherry Crenshaw, led the way for the Waskom Community, providing kids and families with safe and spiritually sound autumn festivities. Friends and families gathered to share sweet […]
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Waskom Fire Department Welcomes Local Kids

October 28, 2017 admin 0
Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:00 AM, was another busy day for the Waskom Fire & EMS Rescue Department. Today’s schedule included an informative and exciting tour of the facilities, offered to the kids from Waskom […]
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Waskom Wildcats Stymied by West Rusk Raiders 21-0

October 28, 2017 admin 0
Friday night football brought in the cold weather and the Waskom Wildcats were chilled from scoring as visitors, after last week’s romp over Beckville, 55-13, with their home field advantage. West Rusk Raiders brought the […]
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Waskom Fall Holiday Calendar Events 2017

October 23, 2017 admin 0
This fall brings a variety of autumn festivities to Waskom! Please keep checking the Waskom Post’s Events Calendar for any additional events. October 24, 2017 Waskom Fire – EMS Auction & Dinner Waskom Middle School […]
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Highway 80 Sale Is On

October 19, 2017 admin 0
The annual Highway 80 Street Sale is always a big event for Waskom. Enthusiastic Waskom denizens are already setting up their wares, in preparation for the upcoming sale – and praying for good weekend weather. […]
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Fields Of Faith Blossom At Waskom High

October 12, 2017 admin 2
A demonstration of faith was manifested at Waskom High Wednesday night. Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Waskom, Dr. Ivy Shelton, led students, coaches, staff and family members in prayer from the Wildcat football […]
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Waskom Wildcats Win Over Arp

September 30, 2017 admin 0
Waskom, Texas – The Wildcat Nation hosted rival Arp last Friday night and the action began from the first quarter kick-off. Arp, who has a 1-3 record, scored first, right before the end of the […]
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New Attractions Coming to Gators and Friends

September 26, 2017 admin 0
This coming Saturday, September 30, 2017, Gators & Friends, LLC, Owner Jim Willett is set to introduce the public to grand expansions of over 1000.000 ft., with new attractions freshly added to this Ark-La-Tex family […]
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A Week In The Life of A Waskom Preacher

September 16, 2017 admin 0
Pastor Doug Lovett is one of Waskom’s most beloved mainstays. This busy leader of Faith Independent Baptist Church is involved in every aspect of life, from community events to saving souls, from driving the school […]
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Brainscope Will Diagnose Concussions With Ease

September 16, 2017 admin 0
Is it a concussion? There now is an expedited diagnosis for this very serious and potentially life-threatening head injury. The guessing game is over. Community Educator Lovee Box for HealthCare of Marshall, TX is announcing […]
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Bulldogs 27, Waskom 21 – A Night To Remember

September 2, 2017 admin 0
Waskom Wildcats kicked off the 2017 season with a home field advantage and shook Jefferson in a close-fought game on their opening night. The Bulldogs and Wildcats scored back and forth, in the first quarter […]
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Flood Bucket Donations Collected for Disaster Relief

September 1, 2017 admin 0
First United Methodist Church of Waskom, led by Pastor Sherry Crenshaw, is joining forces with North District Pastors and UMCOR to supply Flood Buckets for the Houston and Surrounding Area Disaster Relief. Volunteers are being sought […]
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Waskom High School Introduces Its Brightest Stars

August 30, 2017 admin 1
The 2017 Waskom School District school year has begun. Parents, students and members of the public recently enjoyed the opportunity to meet the Wildcats, coaches, cheerleaders, Wildcat Belles and other members of the Waskom High […]