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Waskom 4-H Club Runway Fashion Show

July 11, 2018 admin 0
The Waskom 4-H Club celebrated its First Annual DIY Camp with a runway, getaway fashion show at the Waskom Middle School on July 11, 2018. The event was sponsored by the Marshall, Texas Elks Lodge, […]
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Waskom FUMC Vacation Bible School

July 10, 2018 admin 0
The United Methodist Church put together an amazing series of lessons for its unique, “Vacation Bible School,” which started with a “Rolling River Rampage: Experience a ride of a lifetime with God”. Parents stood in […]
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Waskom Library Summer Reading Program

July 6, 2018 admin 0
Story-telling and reading books make our children grow and mature in the wonders of education and entertainment. The Waskom Public Library encourages readers of all ages to continue in their development during this summer vacation […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in July

July 2, 2018 admin 0
The Hootens are returning to Waskom with their Gospel Concert Series. This talented family of Southern and Contemporary Gospel singers is renown in the region. Their inspirational concerts bring joy and excitement to the Waskom […]
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WISD Police Chief completes Leadership Course

June 30, 2018 admin 0
David M. Dulude, Sr., Chief of the Waskom ISD Police Department recently graduated from the Leadership Command College, Class 81 of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. The program is taught by […]
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Waskom Library Summer Reading Program

June 22, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s Library kept its tradition going in the Summer Reading Program, with a full house of children, with parents and grandparents coming from the Ark-La-Tex region to enjoy the summer program complete with a visiting […]
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First Baptist Church VBS Family Night

June 21, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s First Baptist Church VBS celebrated their Thursday night finale with a bright and colorful light display that accentuated the stage production of the VBS extravaganza, graduating night. WFBC Youth Pastors Jacob and Amy Speight […]
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FBC Announces Vacation Bible School

June 17, 2018 admin 0
First Baptist Church of Waskom Vacation Bible School Launches for the Summer 2018 Session GAME ON ! June 18 through June 21 9:00 AM to 12 Noon For Ages of 4 Yrs. – 6th Grade […]
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Memorial Day Celebration 2018

June 5, 2018 admin 0
“America would not be the land of the free, if it were not the home of the brave.” This theme echoed over the flags flowing at Restland Cemetery last Saturday, each representing a veteran from […]
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Memorial Day Weekend 2018

May 28, 2018 admin 0
From Waterloo, New York to Waskom, Texas, the first “Memorial Day” was known as “Decoration Day” to honor fallen Union soldiers from the Civil War, known as the Grand Army of the Republic held on […]
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Waskom High School Graduation Night 2018

May 26, 2018 admin 0
May 25th, at the Marshall Convention Center was the stage for the Waskom Wildcats graduating senior class to a packed house of family, staff and community.  The WISD was there in full force from the […]
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Waskom High School 2018 Baccalaureate Ceremony

May 24, 2018 admin 0
The Waskom Ministerial Alliance sponsored the Baccalaureate Ceremony at Waskom High. The opening Invocation was delivered by WIASD School Board President Jacob Speight. A warm welcome by Asst. Superintendent of CIA, Rae Ann Patty greeted […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in June

May 22, 2018 admin 0
The Hootens are returning to Waskom with their Gospel Concert Series. This talented family of Southern and Contemporary Gospel singers is renown in the region. Their inspirational concerts bring joy and excitement to the Waskom […]
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Daniel Shelton Brings Home the Bronze

May 17, 2018 admin 0
Daniel Shelton traveled all the way to Bryan College Station, the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center, to the University Interscholastic League State Tournament, to win and waxed his first match 6-0, 5-7, 7-6. Advancing to […]
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Waskom Celebrates National Police Week

May 14, 2018 admin 0
The late, great President John f. Kennedy in 1962 issued a proclamation, designating May 15th as an official Police Officer Memorial Day, as well as a week of honor, known as the National Police Week. […]
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Waskom Study Club Citizen of the Year Award

May 14, 2018 admin 0
Incoming Waskom Study Club President Linda Ott took the baton from outgoing Study Club President, Pastor Sherry Crenshaw of the United Methodist Church of Waskom. The May 9th, Spring luncheon for the Club recognized long-time […]
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Waskom Elections

May 7, 2018 admin 0
Waskom Mayor Jesse Moore goes for his 21st year in office and keeps the city moving forward in growth, development and new business. Moore kept a handsome lead in the race against his challenger Jimmy […]
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Downtown Waskom Gets Brighter

May 2, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s signs of progress are visual realities throughout the Waskom city limits. Waskom’s City Hall now has a new digital sign to keep the community informed and involved in city activities, events and points of […]
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St. Lawrence Catholic Church Picnic

April 29, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s Catholic Church and congregation filled the church, parking lot and grounds, celebrating the Church’s 1st Annual Picnic for the community. Festivities began at 1:00 PM and continued until 5:00 PM, with invitations extended to […]
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Waskom Community Center In The Works

April 28, 2018 admin 1
Waskom, the “Gateway To Texas,” is on the move and growing under Mayor Jesse Moore’s tenure of 20 years, leading the city towards more services and convenience to Waskom residents of all ages since 1997. […]
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Waskom ISD Parent Teacher Play-Day

April 28, 2018 admin 1
The Waskom ISD Friday school day was dedicated to a play day, with parents and teachers joining the students – from elementary to high school – in a day dedicated to having a good time. […]
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First Baptist Church Revival

April 27, 2018 admin 0
First Baptist Church of Waskom Revival Dates: Sunday, April 29, 2018 through May 2, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: FBC Waskom Guests: Evangelist Jonathan Hewett and worship leader Wes James Pastor/Evangelist Jonathan […]
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St. Lawrence Catholic Church Picnic

April 27, 2018 admin 0
St. Lawrence Catholic Church is having a picnic, with food and games this coming Sunday, April 29th, 2018, 1 PM – 5 PM. Waskom community is invited to attend and participate. There will be food booths […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in May

April 27, 2018 admin 0
The Hootens are returning to Waskom with their Gospel Concert Series. This talented family of Southern and Contemporary Gospel singers is renown in the region. Their inspirational concerts bring joy and excitement to the Waskom […]
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Lions Club of Waskom Spaghetti Dinner Night

April 27, 2018 admin 0
It was a perfect evening out for the Waskom community, with a spaghetti dinner feast, lovingly prepared by Waskom high school’s culinary group, “Edible Dreams,” helmed by none other than Big Mama. The turnout was […]
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Highway 80 Sale a Success

April 23, 2018 admin 0
The forecast of bad weather did not stop the community gathering for this yearly event of Waskom faithfuls and tourists, churches, the WISD selling, buying, trading, indulging in food at Victor’s Hangout. From buying plants […]
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Lions Club of Waskom Spaghetti Dinner Night

April 23, 2018 admin 0
The Lions Club and Waskom Independent School District will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner, Italian style. WISD’s very own Big Mama and Waskom High School’s Culinary Group, “Edible Dreams,” will prepare and serve the food. […]
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Historic U.S. Highway 80 Sale This Weekend

April 19, 2018 admin 0
For over 40 years, people have lined up for miles to buy and trade their treasures during the annual historic U.S. Highway 80 Sale, which is also known as the “World’s Widest Yard Sale.” The […]
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Waskom Library Celebrates National Library Week

April 10, 2018 admin 0
Waskom’s Library celebrated National Library Week on April 10th, 2018. Later this year, Waskom’s Library will mark twenty years of faithful service to the community. Waskom Mayor Jesse Moore and City Secretary Tammy Lofton were […]
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Waskom Gospel Concert Series Continues in April

April 4, 2018 admin 0
The Hootens are returning to Waskom with their Gospel Concert Series. This talented family of Southern and Contemporary Gospel singers is renown in the region. Their inspirational concerts bring joy and excitement to the Waskom […]