Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, July 25, 2017 – Volume XVIII, Issue No. 13

Emory Weather

County to continue longevity pay discussion

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains County Commissioners Court held a special meeting of a budget workshop on Thursday, July 20, at 10:00 a.m. at the Rains County Courthouse. All commissioners were present except Mike Willis; Rains County Judge Wayne Wolfe presided over the meeting.

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City receives unmodified opinion for audit

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The City of East Tawakoni City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 18, at 7:00 p.m. at ET (East Tawakoni) City Hall. Mayor Johnnie LaPrade presided over the meeting.

At the beginning of the meeting, LaPrade stated that she and Mayor Pro Tem Pam Patterson held an employee appreciation lunch with city employees earlier in the day.

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Council to seek proposals from local banks

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Emory City Council met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 18, at 7:00 p.m. at Emory City Hall. Mayor Trey Hill presided over the meeting.

Emory City Administrator Mike Dunn spoke regarding an agenda item.

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DPS urges Texans to use caution in summer heat

DPS (Texas Department of Public Safety) is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indexes hit 100 degrees and above in many parts of the state this time of year. Extreme temperatures increase the risk of heat-related injuries or deaths.

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