Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 21

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District meets TEA standards, earns distinctions

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District (ISD) School Board met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 13, at the Administration Building. The board was informed that Rains ISD met all Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) standards, according to recently released TEA 2016 Accountability Summary.

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Council approves budget

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

City of Point Mayor Pro Tem Michael Stafford presided over the regular meeting of the Point City Council. Mayor John Ellsworth was not in attendance. All other council members were present.

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After 35 years, Parker set to retire in December

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains Independent School District (ISD) Administration Building is the hub of the district. Superintendent John Rouse’s office is in the building and situated adjacent to his is the office of School Board Secretary and Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, Sandra Parker. Mrs. Parker announced her retirement in December after 35 years with the district.

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