Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – Volume XV, Issue No. 46

Emory Weather

City Council approves new sewer rates

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

A lengthy discussion developed at the Emory City Council meeting Tuesday evening, March 17, with the introduction of a new sewer rate study presented by City Administrator Mike Dunn.

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Murder trial set to begin today

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The trial of the State of Texas vs. Brandon Paul Couch is set to begin today at the Rains County Courthouse Annex in Emory. Jury selection began yesterday at 9:00 a.m. with Judge Paul Banner overseeing the process.

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Business as usual for ET City Council

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

With no major agenda item to address, the East Tawakoni City Council took care of routine business last Tuesday night, March 17, at the civic center.

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Rains powerlifter wins state title

By TREY HILL
Rains County Leader staff

The Rains High School girls powerlifting team traveled to Corpus Christi to compete in the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s state championship meet held Friday, March 20, at the Bank America Center in Corpus Christi.

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