Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 26

Emory Weather

Landfill area designated in county

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

In an effort to “keep the horse before the cart,” the Rains County Commissioners Court designated a landfill area in the county during its regular meeting Thursday, October 23.

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City council approves $1.2M bid for water treatment plant

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

A bid of $1,206,550.00 was approved Tuesday evening, October 21, by the Emory City Council to upgrade the city’s water treatment plant’s filter and filter backwash.

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Scary, spooky events coming up Friday night

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Dress up all your little monsters, ghouls, witches, super heroes, princesses and hobos. Sprinkle with a little fairy dust and get ready for a Halloween night of fun, treats, games, haunted house, movie shorts and a “monsterous” football game!

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Early voting continues for Nov. 4 election

By CAROLYN HILL
Rains County Leader staff

Early voting in the November 4 General Election, Point City Council Election and Miller Grove ISD School Board Election continues through Friday, October 31, at the Rains County Courthouse Annex from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Public works gets chance to brag

By BONNIE BURCH
Rains County Leader staff

The Emory Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Highway 19 approximately 6 miles south of town Monday afternoon, October 20, where a Ford Explorer pickup was found ablaze when they arrived on the scene.

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