Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 30, 2015 – Volume XVI, Issue No. 9

Emory Weather

Tamale Fest spices up July 4 celebrations

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Ay, caramba! July 4 is here again and with Independence Day comes the Point Volunteer Fire Department’s (PVFD) 23rd annual Tamale Fest this Friday and Saturday. The yearly event is the biggest fundraiser for the PVFD.

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Sixth annual Veterans’ “Thank You” picnic July 7

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

For half a decade, the women of Lake Country Neighbors have held a picnic to honor and say thank you to the men and women who have served in America’s armed forces.

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Court nominates Reeves for appraisal board

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Nominating a candidate to fill the vacancy on the Rains County Appraisal District Board, road repairs and maintenance and the opening of several bids from area businesses were on the agenda for the regular meeting of the Rains County Commissioners Court held on Thursday, June 25, at 10:00 a.m. at the county courthouse.

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