Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 26, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 13

Emory Weather

Vacation rentals divide East Tawakoni council

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

With only one new item on the agenda, the regular meeting of the East Tawakoni (ET) City Council held on Tuesday, July 19, had the makings of being simple and quick. However, two hours, two resignations and numerous comments from a packed room of residents later, the meeting was anything but simple...or quick.

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


Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 5-7

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7.

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Harvesting time for local winery

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Driving to Della Terra Farm’s winery in Rains County can be a tricky prospect but winery owners David and Deborah Walker have made it easy to find by putting out roads signs on Saturdays. The signs guide drivers down the winding roads with beautiful scenery until they reach Della Terra Farm, an approximately 15-minute drive from Emory, going north on Hwy. 19.

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Council reviews proposed budget, applies for grant

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Emory City Council members, including Mayor Blake Cooper, met for a special meeting on Tuesday, July 19, to discuss two items on the agenda.

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