Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, January 20, 2015 – Volume XV, Issue No. 37

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Court holds public hearing for grant application

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Commissioners Court held a public hearing on Friday, January 16, as required by law, to discuss the submission of an application for a Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG) from the Texas Department of Agriculture.

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New children’s activity page blends learning with fun

The Rains County Leader is pleased to share a new feature this week – “Newspaper Fun” – a high-energy, child-ren’s activity page that features puzzles, cartoons, games and a cast of off-beat, humorous animal characters.

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Trustees extend superintendent’s contract

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The trustees of the Rains ISD Board approved a motion during their regular meeting Tuesday evening, January 13, extending Superintendent John Rouse’s contract one year, to expire in 2018.

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Council lifts city’s curfew

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council held its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, January 13.
Mayor Ellsworth and all council members were present to discuss and take action on several agenda items.

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