Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – Volume XV, Issue No. 43

Emory Weather

Founder’s Day event hot topic at meeting

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

After the usual hum-drum that comes with a regular Rains County Commissioners Court meeting, the commissioners settled in to hear departmental reports and prepare to discuss and/or take action on agenda items.

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“Retracing Our Roots” deemed a success

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

Although Ol’ Man Winter poked in his icy nose, organizers of “Retracing Our Roots,” honoring Black History Month, slammed the door shut and proceeded with the planned three-day festivities.

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Special Olympics to be held Friday

More than 100 Special Olympic athletes from seven neighboring school districts are expected to be on hand for RISD’s eighth annual Special Olympics track and field meet on Friday, March 6.

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Unopposed candidates nix school, city elections

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

With all the candidates in all May 9 city and school elections unopposed, it is expected that each governmental entity will vote to declare its candidates elected and its election canceled.

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Town Hall Tour to make Rains County stop

State Senator Bob Hall will visit Rains County on Saturday afternoon, March 14, when his Town Hall Tour stops at Rains High School from 3:30-4:30.

Joining Hall for the Rains County stop during the Town Hall Tour will be State Representative Bryan Hughes. Hall and Hughes will discuss legislative priorities and goals for the 84th Legislative session.

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