Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 17

Emory Weather

Emory moves forward with proposed tax rate, budget

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Emory City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Emory City Hall. All council members were present as well as Mayor Blake Cooper.

The first agenda item for the council was to consider the approval of the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 proposed tax rate.

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Council extends resolution to rental issue

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

Over 50 residents were in attendance at the August regular meeting of the East Tawakoni (ET) City Council meeting held on Tuesday, August 16, at 7:00 p.m. at ET City Hall. Mayor Johnnie LaPrade presided over the meeting with all council members present.

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American Legion hosts paver brick project

By LAUREN WITHROW
Rains County Leader staff

The Rabb Brothers Memorial American Legion Post 156, located in Emory, has undertaken a local project. The Legion’s members will sell paver bricks that will be placed at the current Rains County Veterans Memorial located at the Rains County Courthouse. The paver bricks will honor veterans as well as enhance the current memorial. They will be placed on the ground surrounding the memorial which will create a paved observation patio for people to view and enjoy the memorial.

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