Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – Volume XVI, Issue No. 3

Emory Weather

School board meets to amend graduation policy

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District’s board of trustees met in two sessions last week. On Tuesday evening, May 12, the board met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting in the RISD administration building. Then at noon on Thursday, May 14, they returned to the administration building for a special session.

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CR 3422 main topic of Thursday meeting

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The first regular meeting of the Rains County Commissioners Court for May was held on Thursday, May 14, at the County Courthouse. Although there were only three items on the agenda for the court to discuss and/or take action on, many questions were asked and most answered about each of the items.

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Brown, Dickens compete in state meet

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Rains High School seniors Charlotte Brown and Hannah Dickens traveled to Austin to compete in the UIL Class 4A State Track and Field Championships held in Mike A. Myers Stadium on Saturday, May 16.

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New officers elected; directors take oath

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

New Year’s Eve came early last Tuesday night, May 12, at South Rains Special Utility District (SRSUD). When new officers assumed their positions during the rescheduled meeting at the Emory office, the district essentially began a new year. SRSUD’s fiscal year starts July 1.

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