Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – Volume XVIII, Issue No. 8

Emory Weather

Missing seven-year-old girl found in Colorado

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

A seven-year-old Rains County girl, Ahrorha Eakin, reported missing on February 4, was reportedly found in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb southwest of Denver, on Wednesday evening, June 14.

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Potts sworn in to fill vacant board seat

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School Board (ISD) School Board met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the administration building.

Trey Hill had resigned from Rains ISD School Board Place 5 after his successful run for mayor of Emory at a previous meeting. At a special meeting after Hill issued his resignation, the board chose to appoint Brennan Potts to the board to finish Hill’s unexpired term.

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Local post holds flag-retirement ceremony

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

On Saturday, June 17, members of the Rabb Brothers Memorial American Legion Post #156 in Emory gathered to perform a flag retirement ceremony in front of the veterans’ memorial at the Rains County Courthouse.

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Security cameras to be installed at city hall, park

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Point City Council met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 13, at 6:45 p.m. at Point City Hall.

Council members accepted all departmental reports as presented. They then discussed acquiring security cameras for inside and outside city hall, which would include the city park.

Read the full story on page 1 of the Rains County Leader.